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6/16/2017

With Deficit Looming, Agriculture Secretary, Lawmakers Outline Proposal to Strengthen, Modernize Protections for Dogs, Public
 
During a visit to the Animal Rescue League of Berks County, state Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today warned that the fund which helps Pennsylvania to protect the well-being of dogs, as well as members of the public from dangerous dogs, will run out of money in the next year without reforms that will modernize operations and raise revenues.
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6/16/2017

Governor Wolf Takes Father's Day Pledge to End Gender Violence
 
Governor Tom Wolf today is urging Pennsylvanians to join him in taking the Father's Day Pledge to end gender violence. Governor Wolf is joining the Philadelphia Phillies and Pittsburgh Pirates, along with other elected officials and men across Pennsylvania, to commit to never use violence in relationships, speak up, support work to end gender violence, and be a mentor to younger men.
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6/15/2017

Pennsylvania a Leader on National Investigation into Marketing and Sale of Opioid Drugs
 
Attorney General Josh Shapiro is working with a bipartisan coalition of a majority of Attorneys General from across the country in an ongoing investigation to evaluate whether manufacturers have engaged in unlawful practices in the marketing and sale of opioids.
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6/13/2017

Innovative Paving Pilot Underway Due to Wolf Administration's 'Road MaP' Initiative
 
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) officials today discussed an innovative paving method being deployed for the first time in Armstrong County to improve nearly five miles of rural roadway.
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6/13/2017

Agriculture Secretary Expresses Concern Over Potential Impacts to Industry Under House-Approved Budget Plan
 
Proposed funding reductions could lead to fewer positions, fewer services to support agriculture, food safety, conservation programs.
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6/12/2017

Governor Wolf Signs Pension Reform Bill into Law
 
Today with a full house at the Capitol Rotunda as a backdrop, Governor Tom Wolf joined bipartisan leaders and members of the General Assembly to sign Senate Bill 1, the pension reform compromise bill.
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6/8/2017

Governor Wolf Applauds Hundreds of Jobs Coming to Somerset County, Region
 
Governor Tom Wolf today attended the opening of Corsa Coal's Acosta mine in Jenner Township, Somerset County, that will produce fuel for manufacturing and lead to hundreds of new jobs headed to the region, directly and indirectly.
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6/8/2017

Governor Wolf: Pension Reform Bill Saves and Protects Taxpayers, Reduces Wall Street Fees
 
Governor Tom Wolf released the following statement on the bipartisan support and final passage of Senate Bill 1, the pension reform compromise bill, which now heads to his desk for his signature: 'The passage of Senate Bill 1 is an example of how Harrisburg can come together to make progress on issues that matter to the people of Pennsylvania. The collaborative and cooperative process that led to consensus is a byproduct of both Republicans and Democrats working with my administration to achieve significant reform.
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6/6/2017

Governor Wolf Attends PA Association of Chamber Professionals' Luncheon, Provides Update on State Budget
 
Today, Governor Wolf attended the Pennsylvania Association of Chamber Professionals' 2017 Chamber Day Luncheon. The governor spoke at the event and provided an update on the state budget and other priorities.
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6/6/2017

Governor Wolf Announces Investments to Improve Nine Airports
 
Nine airports will make safety upgrades and expand operation opportunities with the assistance of $10 million in state investments, Governor Tom Wolf announced today.
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6/5/2017

Over Two Hundred Kick Off Planning to Reduce Water Pollution in Pennsylvania's Chesapeake Bay Watershed Counties
 
More than 200 Pennsylvanians representing local governments, the farming community, and other stakeholders gathered today to share ideas for a plan to best achieve federally mandated water pollution reductions in the state's 43 counties in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and improve the environment and economy for all.
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5/31/2017

First Lady Frances Wolf Visits Mazie Gable Elementary School, Highlights Governor Wolf's Proposal to Increase Access to School Breakfast for PA Students
 
First Lady Frances Wolf today visited Mazie Gable Elementary School in Red Lion during school breakfast service. She greeted students and highlighted the importance of breakfast to ensure students have the start to the day that they need to be successful.
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5/30/2017

Governor Wolf, PennDOT Announce 2017 Highway Improvements in Southeast Pennsylvania
 
Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that over $550 million in highway and bridge improvements will begin or be bid across the Philadelphia region during the 2017 construction season, bringing the region's total contract work this year to roughly 125 projects worth $2.2 billion.
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5/26/2017

Agriculture Secretary Reminds Adventure Seekers to Have Fun Safely on Amusement Rides, Attractions this Summer
 
Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today visited the nation's largest indoor water park to remind adventure and thrill seekers to have fun safely this summer.
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5/26/2017

Insurance Commissioner, PEMA Director Stress Grilling Safety as Summer Cookout Season Begins
 
Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Director Richard Flinn today stressed grilling safety as the Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial beginning of the summer season in Pennsylvania. Of annual grill-related fires in the United States, 57 percent occur from May through August.
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