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10/27/2017

Governor Wolf Launches New Manufacturing PA Initiative
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the launch of Manufacturing PA, a new initiative to support manufacturing and link job training to career pathways to ensure that training leads not simply to any job, but to careers that provide higher pay and opportunities for advancement with Pennsylvania manufacturers in today's global economy.
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10/26/2017

Acting Insurance Commissioner Announces ACA Open Enrollment Outreach Efforts
 
Acting Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman today announced the launch of a media campaign to help Pennsylvanians understand the individual market health insurance options during open enrollment, November 1 through December 15. The campaign will help fill the void left by Trump Administration cuts to outreach and advertising budgets and was created to ensure that consumers understand changes to the open enrollment period, which is now six weeks shorter than in previous years.
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10/26/2017

Governor Wolf: Severance Tax Right Thing to Do
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf stood with Southeast lawmakers to urge the legislature to pass a severance tax. 'The fairest and simplest solution to the current budget challenge is a severance tax on natural gas production,' Governor Wolf said. 'The House could still do the right thing and vote on a severance tax.'
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10/24/2017

Wolf Administration to Announce Partnership with CVS Health to Create 'Jobs that Pay' for Pennsylvanians with Disabilities
 
Governor Tom Wolf announced today a partnership between CVS Health and OVR's Hiram G. Andrews Center (HGAC) in Johnstown to create 'Jobs that Pay' for individuals with disabilities at CVS stores across Pennsylvania. The Department of Labor and Industry and CVS Health will hold a formal announcement at HGAC, 727 Goucher Street, Johnstown, at a 3:00 PM press conference today.
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10/23/2017

Wolf Administration Touts Expanded Biofuel Infrastructure through Public - Private Partnership
 
Pennsylvania's travelers now have expanded opportunities for filling thei r vehicles with renewable fuels thanks to a federal grant the Wolf administration secured in 2015 from the United States Department of Agriculture. The $7 million gran t allowed th e Sheetz Corporation to expand ethanol availability to 340 more fuel pumps at 77 store locations across the state.
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10/22/2017

Governor Wolf Welcomes Home Pennsylvania Air National Guard Members from Deployment Overseas
 
oday, Governor and First Lady Wolf welcomed home a group of Pennsylvania Air National Guard members from the 193rd Special Operations Group to Harrisburg who had been deployed to the Middle East. The Governor and First Lady thanked the service members and their families for their sacrifices on behalf of Pennsylvania and their fellow Americans.
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10/20/2017

Governor Wolf Announces 60,000 Additional Naloxone Kits Available for First Responders Statewide
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf and first responders gathered in Homewood at Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire Station #17 to thank first responders and announce the increased availability of live-saving Naloxone to first responders and law enforcement across the state. The funding, available through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, is being used to purchase approximately 60,000 Naloxone kits.
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10/20/2017

Governor Wolf urges vote on shale tax
 
Governor Wolf urges vote on shale tax
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10/19/2017

Governor Wolf Announces New Winter Travel Tool for Public, Administration Outlines Winter Preparations
 
With the winter season approaching, Governor Tom Wolf today announced that a new online tool is available to inform the public of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) operations this winter. He made the announcement in conjunction with a news conference that PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards held today outlining the agency's plans for winter services, and sharing job opportunities and driver preparation tips.
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10/17/2017

Wolf Administration Honors Students, Drivers at Pennsylvania
 
In a ceremony at the Governor's residence today, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Deputy Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services Kurt Myers joined other Pennsylvania school bus safety advocates to underscore the Wolf Administration's commitment to highway safety by honoring nine students for communicating important school bus safety messages, and six school bus drivers for their superior driving skills
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10/17/2017

Wolf Administration Awards $4 million in Grants for Medication-Assisted Treatment Programs to Battle Addiction Epidemic
 
The Wolf Administration today awarded $1 million grants to four organizations to build medication-assisted treatment programs for Pennsylvanians suffering from the disease of addiction. The announcement was made at Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute, a collaboration between Penn State Health and UPMC PinnacleHealth Systems.
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10/12/2017

Wolf Administration Launches Annual 'Stopping the Flu Starts with YOU' Campaign Urges all Pennsylvanians to Get Influenza Vaccine
 
Enola, PA - Acting Health Secretary and Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine today launched the annual 'Stopping the Flu Starts with YOU' campaign, encouraging all Pennsylvanians to get vaccinated to prevent the spread of influenza.
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10/12/2017

Auditor General DePasquale Surveys Find Majority of School Districts, Local Governments Concerned about Increasing Cybersecurity Risks
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said recent surveys conducted by his office show a majority of school districts and local government officials are concerned about cybersecurity and expect the risks will increase.
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10/11/2017

Governor Wolf Announces $217 Million in GO-TIME Savings in 2016-17 Fiscal Year
 
Governor Tom Wolf today announced more than $217 million in savings during the 2016-17 fiscal year from his administration's efforts to modernize government operations to reduce costs and improve efficiencies through the Governor's Office of Transformation, Innovation, Management and Efficiency (GO-TIME). The cumulative savings during the Wolf administration is over $373 million.
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10/10/2017

Wolf Administration Announces New Apprenticeship Program for STEM 'Jobs that Pay' in Agriculture
 
Wolf administration officials today introduced a new apprenticeship program to prepare agriculture equipment service technicians for 'jobs that pay' by developing hands-on skills in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Pennsylvania will face more than 1,000 job openings by 2027 as current farm equipment mechanics and service technicians retire.
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