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8/8/2017

Wolf Administration and Carlisle School Leaders Team Up to Remind Parents That it's Time for Back-to-School Vaccinations
 
Today, Acting Secretary of Health and Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine, Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller, and Executive Deputy Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Education Dr. David Volkman visited Carlisle Area High School to remind parents to have their children vaccinated before the new school year.
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8/3/2017

Wolf Administration Leaders Urge Residents to Take Steps to Prevent Mosquito and Tick Bites
 
Wolf administrations officials at a visit to Gifford Pinchot State Park today reminded residents they can take steps to prevent mosquito and tick bites, highlighting the increase of Lyme disease cases in Pennsylvania over the past two years.
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8/3/2017

PENNSYLVANIA TREASURER TORSELLA HOSTS ROUNDTABLE IN DAUPHIN COUNTY TO DISCUSS PA ABLE PROGRAM
 
Harrisburg, PA - Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today hosted a discussion with Keystone Human Services, Susquehanna Service Dogs, families from within the disability community and legislators to discuss the Pennsylvania Achieving a Better Life Experience Act Savings Program (PA ABLE), which provides tax-advantaged savings accounts for individuals with qualified disabilities and their families.
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8/2/2017

Governor Wolf Arrives in Bedford County; Agencies Provide Further Information on Derailment
 
Governor Tom Wolf is on scene at the command post in Hyndman, Bedford County to meet first responders and area residents affected by the derailment, fire and evacuation.
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8/1/2017

First Lady Frances Wolf to Attend National Night Out at the Governor's Residence
 
The First Lady will join Pennsylvania State Police, Capitol Police, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Pennsylvania Game Commission, and other community organizations to host National Night Out, a public event that promotes community policing partnerships and neighborhood solidarity.
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8/1/2017

Pennsylvania Takes Legal Action against Trump Administration to Protect Pennsylvanians' Health from Ozone and Smog
 
Attorney General Josh Shapiro was joined by Governor Tom Wolf to announce he filed a lawsuit today along with 14 other states challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to delay implementing a rule to reduce levels of ground-level ozone or smog -- critical to protecting Pennsylvanians and Americans from dangerous pollution.
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7/31/2017

Department of Human Services Launches Changes to Child Care Provider Quality Rating System
 
DHS Deputy Secretary for the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) Suzann Morris was joined by stakeholders and providers to launch revisions to the Keystone Standards, Training/Professional Development, Assistance, Resources and Support (STARS) program.
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7/31/2017

Shutting Down the Dragon Heroin Pipeline
 
Attorney General Shapiro, Blair County DA Consiglio announce takedown of a ring that sold $7.8 million in heroin in Altoona & Johnstown over 13 months
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7/28/2017

Governor Wolf Celebrates Opening of Compressed Natural Gas Station in York County
 
Governor Tom Wolf today helped celebrate the opening of a new compressed natural gas (CNG) station at a Shipley Energy fleet fueling facility in Spring Garden Township, York County. The CNG station, located at the intersection of Interstate 83 and Route 30, is a partnership between Shipley Energy of York and Clean Energy Fuels Corp of California. The CNG station and five Shipley Energy CNG fleet vehicles received nearly $600,000 in state incentives.
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7/24/2017

Attorney General Shapiro Charges Western PA Priest with Sexual Abuse
 
Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced criminal charges against a Catholic priest in Westmoreland County for a sexual assault committed against a 10-year-old boy.
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7/19/2017

Wolf Administration's 'Road MaP' Initiative Improving Two Monroe County Roadways
 
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) officials today highlighted roadway improvements using recycled asphalt paving, or RAP, on nearly 4 miles of lower volume roads in Monroe County.
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7/13/2017

Auditor General DePasquale Says Multi-Agency Attack on Opioid Epidemic Shows Progress; Audit Outlines Path Toward Greater Success
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said audits of the three agencies that are at the forefront of Pennsylvania's opioid crisis response show that progress is being made, but measuring effectiveness is complicated because each agency has a different definition of effectiveness.
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7/12/2017

Governor Wolf, Clarion University Announce Opioid Treatment Specialist Certificate
 
Governor Wolf was joined today by Clarion University President Dr. Karen Whitney; Dr. Ray Feroz, Chair of the Clarion University Department of Human Services, Rehabilitation, Health and Sport Sciences; PA Department of Health Acting Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine, and PA Department of Drug and Alcohol Program Acting Secretary Jennifer Smith, to announce Clarion University's online Opioid Treatment Specialist certificate program.
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7/11/2017

Attorney General Shapiro Unveils Major Initiative to Supply 300,000 Drug Deactivation Pouches in 12 Counties Hit Hardest by Opioid Epidemic
 
SHELOCTA, PA - Unveiling a major initiative to reduce the diversion of prescription drugs in Pennsylvania communities hit hardest by the opioid epidemic, Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced the Office of Attorney General will supply 300,000 drug deactivation and disposal pouches in 12 counties.
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7/8/2017

Wolf Administration Encourages Motorcyclists to Attend Free Safety Event
 
The Wolf Administration announced today that motorcyclists from throughout the commonwealth are invited to attend the free Live Free Ride Alive Safety Day at the Farm Show Complex on Cameron Street on Saturday, July 8 from 1 - 5 PM to help spread awareness of the importance of motorcycle safety to riders and motorists alike.
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