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8/29/2018

Auditor General DePasquale is Fixing Fund that Helps First Responders
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said his latest performance audit shows the Department of Health (DOH) continued its failure to properly oversee the Emergency Medical Services Operating Fund (EMSOF) through mid-2017. However, he anticipates improvements under DOH Secretary Rachel Levine's leadership.
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8/29/2018

Department of Human Services Highlights Service Expansion for Pennsylvanians with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism
 
Department of Human Services (DHS) Deputy Secretary for Developmental Programs Nancy Thaler today discussed the expansion of services available for Pennsylvanians with autism spectrum disorder and their families at an event in the Capitol Media Center.
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8/27/2018

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale Comments on Monessen and Jeanette School District Audits
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale Comments on Monessen and Jeanette School District Audits
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8/28/2018

Governor Wolf Highlights Progress of Statewide 'Resurface PA' Initiative
 
Governor Tom Wolf joined Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Secretary Leslie S. Richards, PennDOT officials, and other representatives today at the Pennsylvania Welcome Center in Delaware County to highlight the progress of the Resurface PA Initiative.
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8/28/2018

State Safety, Transportation Agencies Launch Effort to Protect Highway Responders
 
Five commonwealth agencies today formalized an interagency agreement which officially launches the Pennsylvania Traffic Incident Management Enhancement program ('PennTIME'). The goal of PennTIME is to reduce highway incident clearance times and improve first-responder safety while keeping traffic moving.
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8/27/2018

PennDOT Provides REAL ID Update
 
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Deputy Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services Kurt Myers provided an update today on Pennsylvania's progress toward compliance with the federal REAL ID Act, and how customers can apply for REAL ID pre-verification in PennDOT driver license centers in the coming weeks.
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8/27/2018

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale Comments on Monessen and Jeanette School District Audits
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale Comments on Monessen and Jeanette School District Audits
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8/27/2018

Pennsylvania School Safety Task Force Report Recommends Holistic Approach to Making Schools Safe
 
Governor Tom Wolf and Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today released the full report from the Pennsylvania School Safety Task Force created by Gov. Wolf and the Auditor General in March after the high school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
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8/23/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Demands Accountability by Launching Unique Review of Key Audits
 
Special reports will track how well agencies implemented recommendations for improvement.
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8/22/2018

Governor Wolf Outlines Efforts to Fight the Opioid Epidemic in Rural Pennsylvania at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital
 
Governor Tom Wolf today toured the Armstrong County Memorial Hospital's (ACMH) ER to highlight the region's successful warm handoff program and to discuss his administration's efforts to battle the opioid epidemic, especially in rural Pennsylvania.
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8/21/2018

Insurance Commissioner Announces Filing Requirements, Warns Consumers of Short-Term, Limited-Duration Health Insurance Plans
 
Harrisburg, PA - Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman today announced that insurers who currently sell or plan to sell short-term, limited-duration (STLD) insurance plans in Pennsylvania must file or re-file their plans to comply with a new federal rule released Aug. 3.
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8/20/2018

Wolf Administration Provides Update on Progress of Expanding Apprenticeship Programs Across Pennsylvania
 
Harrisburg, PA - Today, Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jerry Oleksiak and Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin provided updates on how the Wolf Administration is strengthening workforce development in Pennsylvania by expanding apprenticeship programs across the commonwealth. The state officials were joined by representatives from York-based precision stamping company Tooling Dynamics and the Philadelphia School District who discussed how the administration's support of apprenticeships has bolstered their organizations and provided opportunity for enrolled apprentices.
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8/16/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Calls Reading School District Turnaround 'Unprecedented'
 
Calling the changes 'unprecedented,' Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said his latest performance audit of Reading School District shows a wholesale turnaround in the district's governance from five years ago.
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8/16/2018

Wolf Administration Announces Pilot Initiative to Avert Company Layoffs, Increase Number of Skilled Workers in Pennsylvania
 
$500,000 awarded to six southeast Pennsylvania counties for their IT sector
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8/16/2018

Governor Wolf Tours Areas in Delaware County Affected by Severe Weather and Flooding
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf visited Upper Darby and Darby in Delaware County to tour areas affected by the heavy rains and flooding that swept through the commonwealth over the past few days. The governor was joined by PEMA Director Rick Flinn, local officials and legislators to see those areas where damage to homes and businesses occurred.
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