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3/8/2017

Attorney General Announces Charges Filed in Child Sexual Predator Case
 
Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced today that child predator agents in the Attorney General's office arrested Anthony C. Luciani and charged him with sexual offenses committed against a 14-year-old-girl.
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3/7/2017

Stack, Consul General of Ireland, Hold Irish-American Heritage Month Event Featuring Photography Exhibit at State Capitol
 
Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack was h ost for a n observance of Irish c ulture and heritage in the state Capitol today as he welcomed photographer Robin Hiteshew of Philadelphia, whose photographic exhibit of Irish musicians is currently on display in the East Wing atrium. Barbara Jones, the Consul Gener al of Ireland posted in New York, was also on hand, along with Pennsylvania Secretary of State Pedro Cortes and several legislators.
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3/6/2017

Auditor General DePasquale Recommends Regulating, Taxing Marijuana as Right Move to Help Deal with Critical Issues
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said today Pennsylvania should strongly consider regulating and taxing marijuana to benefit from a booming industry expected to be worth $20 billion and employ more than 280,000 in the next decade.
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3/2/2017

Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf attended the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's 'Stand Against Hate' gathering along with inter-faith leaders from throughout Pennsylvania to denounce recent anti-Semitic acts and stand in solidarity with all faiths against the rash of hateful acts across the country and Pennsylvania.
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3/2/2017

Auditor General DePasquale Says York County Children & Youth Agency
 
Announces start of special report on 'State of the Child' to be released later this year
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3/1/2017

Governor Wolf Outlines Plan to Invest Additional $2.1 Billion for Highways and Bridges Through New Road MaP Program
 
Harrisburg, PA - Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced plans for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to invest more than $2 billion in roadway maintenance and highway and bridge capital projects over the next 10 years through its new Road Maintenance and Preservation (Road MaP) program.
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2/27/2017

Pennsylvania Treasury Department and Department of Auditor General Celebrate Black History Month
 
Harrisburg - State Treasurer Joe Torsella and Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today honored and celebrated the history, culture and innumerable contributions of African Americans to Pennsylvania during an event in Harrisburg, PA to recognize Black History Month.
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2/24/2017

Wolf Administration Officials, Overdose Survivor Commend Pennsylvania EMS Providers for Using Narcan to Save Lives
 
Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine and Acting Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs Jennifer Smith commended South Central EMS today for their active role in providing training for and using naloxone, a life-saving overdose reversal drug. The recognition event also featured Mark McCullough, a recovery specialist and overdose survivor who was saved due to the administration of naloxone by EMS providers.
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2/22/2017

Governor Wolf Awards $2 Million in 2016 -17 Statewide Senior Community Center Grants
 
Today at the Wilson Park Senior Center in Philadelphia, Governor Tom Wolf announced the recipients of the 2016 - 17 Senior Community Center Grants which total $2 million from the Pennsylvania Lottery and will be distributed to 38 centers throughout the comm onwealth.
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2/17/2017

Governor Wolf Wishes Good Luck to THON Dancers and Moralers
 
Good luck to the Penn State THON dancers and moralers getting ready to take the floor for 46 hours. Have fun, be safe, and remember you're doing this for the kids. Looking forward to seeing you this weekend!
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2/14/2017

Pre-K Students Thank Governor Wolf for $75 Million Increase for Early Childhood Education in 2017-2018 Budget
 
Today, Governor Wolf was joined by members of the Pre-K for PA Campaign to discuss his early childhood education investments and was presented with Valentine's Day cards from pre-kindergarten students as a sign gratitude for his dedication to education. Over the past two years, Governor Wolf has made a new way for Pennsylvania. Instead of allowing schools to become the first casualty of our budget deficit, Governor Wolf has made them our first priority. In just three years, Governor Wolf will have increased funding by nearly two-thirds of those short-sighted cuts to our public school system.
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2/13/2017

In Wilkes-Barre, Governor Wolf Discusses How His 2017-2018 Budget is New Way Forward for Seniors
 
Wilkes-Barre, PA - Today, Governor Wolf joined local leaders, legislators, and Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne to discuss how his 2017-2018 budget is a new way forward for Pennsylvania's seniors.
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2/13/2017

Governor Wolf Outlines a Better Way Forward, Details Importance of Entrepreneurship and 2017-2018 Budget Job Creation Initiatives While Visiting State College
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf was joined by Penn State President Eric Barron and state and local leaders at Happy Valley LaunchBox in State College to discuss the importance of entrepreneurship and outline initiatives in his 2017-2018 budget proposal that encourage job creation and improve university partnerships and workforce training.
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2/10/2017

Governor Wolf Details A Better Way Forward with 2017- 2018 Budget, Discusses Investments in Battling the Opioid Epidemic
 
Today, Governor Wolf joined members of his cabinet, local and community leaders, medical professionals, and members of the law enforcement community at TW Ponessa & Associates Counseling Services Inc, a center of excellence, to discuss how his 2017-2018 budget is a better way forward and how it will help in the continuing battle against the opioid epidemic.
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2/9/2017

Governor Wolf to Visited PennDOT Harrisburg District 8 at Shift Change
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf will visited PennDOT Engineering District 8 today to thank employees who worked to keep roads safe and clear during the winter storm.
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