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7/13/2016

Departments of Conservation and Natural Resources, Labor & Industry Launch Pa. Outdoor Corps Employment Program
 
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn today joined Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino, other state officials, and representatives of the Student Conservation Association in launching the Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps at Gifford Pinchot State Park, near Lewisberry, York County.
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7/13/2016

Governor Wolf Statement on Completion of 2016-2017 Budget
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Wolf released the following statement on the completion of the 2016-2017 budget
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7/13/2016

Governor Wolf Signs 2016-2017 Budget Into Law
 
Governor Wolf Signs 2016-2017 Budget Into Law Governor Wolf today signed the school code, fiscal code, tax code and the non-preferred appropriations.
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7/10/2016

Governor Wolf today announced that the bipartisan, compromise budget will become law.
 
'If a revenue package were already on my desk, I would have been proud to sign it,' said Governor Tom Wolf. 'If a revenue package is passed before midnight on Monday, I will be equally as proud to sign it then. But if the General Assembly fails to pass a responsible revenue package by tomorrow evening, this bill will become law without my signature.
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7/8/2016

Governor Wolf Statement on Recent Events in Louisiana, Minnesota, and Texas
 
Governor Wolf Statement on Recent Events in Louisiana, Minnesota, and Texas
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7/7/2016

VIDEO: DEP, Coal Alliance Urge Miners to put Safety First, No Shortcuts
 
Harrisburg - The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in partnership with the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance (PCA), today launched a new safety campaign that urges coal miners not to take shortcuts that could lead to dangerous consequences while on the job. The video, introduced by Governor Tom Wolf, debuted at today's meeting of the Board of Coal Mine Safety in Ebensburg, Cambria County.
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7/7/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Says Audit Raises Concerns about Waiting Lists, Complaint Processat DMVA Veterans'Homes Encouraged that audit is leading to major changes to better serve Pennsylvania veterans
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said today the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) need s to fix problems with admissions , its waiting list s , and grievance tracking at the commonwealth's six veterans ' homes.
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7/5/2016

July 5, 2016 budget update
 
Governor Wolf gives an update on 2016-2017 budget negotiations.
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6/30/2016

Agriculture Secretary Offers Amusement Ride Safety Tips Department of Agriculture Recognizes Amusement Ride Safety Week, June 26 - July 2
 
West Mifflin, PA - Adventure seekers looking for thrills on amusement rides across Pennsylvania should follow basic safety tips, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding said today during a visit to Kennywood Amusement Park in Allegheny County.
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6/28/2016

Farmers Market Nutrition Program Connects Residents with Fresh, Nutritious Produce
 
Harrisburg, PA - To remind residents of the importance of the consumption of nutritious healthy produce, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne signed a joint designation this afternoon in recognition of June as the official start of the Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) in Pennsylvania. While visiting the PA Farmers Open Air Market at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, the two cabinet secretaries encouraged eligible residents - particularly seniors and those individuals who participate in the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program - to redeem their FMNP vouchers by November 30.
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6/24/2016

Gov Weekly Update
 
Gov Weekly Update
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6/22/2016

Pennsylvania Schools Named U.S. Department of Education's
 
Environmental and education advocates gathered at the State Capitol Building today to honor three Pennsylvania schools that were named 2016 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS). The School District of Jenkintown, Park Forest Elementary School (State College, PA), and Slippery Rock University were celebrated for receiving the prestigious, national honor at a press conference.
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6/17/2016

Gov. Weekly Update
 
Gov. Weekly Update 6/17/2016
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6/16/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Bill Aimed at Increasing Public Awareness of Prostate Cancer
 
Governor Wolf ceremoniously signed SB 609, sponsored by Senator Bob Mensch. This bill creates greater public awareness of measures available to detect, diagnose and treat prostate cancer and related chronic prostate conditions.
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6/15/2016

Pennsylvania Stands United Against Elder Abuse
 
Today, Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack joined Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne, and Deputy Secretary of Banking and Securities Brian LaForme in a World Elder Abuse Awareness Day event in the Capitol calling on all Pennsylvanians to stand united with communities around the globe to raise awareness about elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.
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