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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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8/15/2018

Governor Wolf Announces Six-Point Plan to Cultivate the Next Generation of Pennsylvania Farming
 
Governor Tom Wolf today outlined his six-point plan to strengthen Pennsylvania's agriculture industry amid a changing marketplace and new pressures during remarks to more than 500 industry leaders at Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences' annual Ag Progress Days event.
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8/15/2018

State and County Election Staff Participate in National Cyber Training Exercise
 
Pennsylvania's new Inter-Agency Election Preparedness and Security Workgroup and county election personnel from across the commonwealth participated today in a first-of-its-kind national and local election cyber exercise organized in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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8/15/2018

PA Lottery Introduces Xpress Football and Car Racing Games
 
The Pennsylvania Lottery has launched Xpress Sports, a new category of fast-paced games drawn every five minutes. Xpress Football and Xpress Car Racing are now on sale at all Pennsylvania Lottery retailers.
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8/14/2018

Attorney General Shapiro Details Findings of 2-Year Grand Jury Investigation into Child Sex Abuse by Catholic Priests in Six Pennsylvania Dioceses Shapiro Stands with Abuse Survivors, Challenges PA Bishops to Endorse Grand Jury's Recommended Reforms in State Law
 
HARRISBURG - Surrounded by survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests, Attorney General Josh Shapiro today revealed the comprehensive findings of a statewide investigative grand jury that spent two years uncovering abuse of children by priests, and a systematic cover up spanning decades by senior church leaders in Pennsylvania and the Vatican. The grand jury recommended reforming the criminal and civil statutes of limitations on sexual abuse in Pennsylvania, among other recommendations, and Attorney General Shapiro called on every Catholic bishop to support the reforms.
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8/13/2018

Wolf Administration, Rep. Samuelson Hold Community Forum to Help Older Pennsylvanians Avoid Being Scammed
 
Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne, Revenue Secretary Dan Hassell and Rep. Steve Samuelson today visited the Andrew W. Litzenberger House to lead a community discussion on how older Pennsylvanians can avoid falling victim to fraud and scams.
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8/10/2018

PUC Stresses #SafeDigging; Joins Utilities and Agencies to Emphasize Importance of Calling 8-1-1 Before Any Digging Project
 
Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) Chairman Gladys M. Brown today joined with utilities and agencies from across the state to stress the importance of #SafeDigging - at job-sites and at home - including the need to call 8-1-1 before any digging project to ensure that underground utilities are properly located and marked.
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