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11/5/2015

Departments of Health and Education Propose Changes to Pennsylvania's School Immunization Requirements
 
Harrisburg, PA - Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy and Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera today announced plans by the departments to revise the immunization regulations for school children in Pennsylvania to ensure all students are better protected from illness.
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11/2/2015

Department of Health Launches 'Stopping the Flu Starts with YOU' Campaign; Urges Pennsylvanians to Get Influenza Vaccine
 
Harrisburg, PA - The Department of Health today launched the 'Stopping the Flu Starts with YOU' campaign, which urges Pennsylvanians to protect themselves and their loved ones against the seasonal flu by getting vaccinated and taking other preventive measures.
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11/2/2015

Governor Wolf Kicks Off the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Season
 
Governor Tom Wolf today joined Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas and Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) Chairman Gladys M. Brown to kick off the start of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) application process for the 2015-16 season.
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10/28/2015

Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force
 
Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force (PITF) this afternoon at the DEP South Central Regional Office
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10/28/2015

Auditor General DePasquale Says Borrowing by School Districts, IUs Now at Least $431 Million Because of State Budget Impasse
 
HARRISBURG - With the state's budget impasse entering its fourth month, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said that the stalemate has now prompted an additional 10 school districts to borrow $85 million, bringing to the total borrowed to date to $431 million. Interest and fees on the money borrowed to date could potentially reach $14 million.
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10/28/2015

Governor Wolf Announces Naloxone Standing Order to Combat Heroin Epidemic
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf today continued his 'Government That Works' Tour and announced a significant step forward in his administration's fight against the heroin epidemic in Pennsylvania. Governor Wolf stood with Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine at the Pennsylvania Medical Society as Dr. Levine signed a statewide standing order for naloxone, a medication that can reverse an overdose that is caused by an opioid drug. The governor was also joined by Secretary Ted Dallas, Secretary Gary Tennis, Secretary Karen Murphy, and Chairman Josh Shapiro.
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10/22/2015

Gov. Wolf Announces Expanded PennDOT Technology Pilot to Track Over 700 Plow Trucks
 
Harrisburg, PA - This winter season, more than 700 plow trucks covering interstates and expressways statewide will be outfitted with technology to improve location and operations information through a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) pilot program, Governor Tom Wolf announced today.
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10/7/2015

Governor Wolf and Democratic Leaders Give Budget Update
 
Governor Wolf and Democratic Leaders Give Budget Update
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10/6/2015

Auditor General DePasquale Says 561 Academically Challenged Schools Overlooked by Department of Education
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said his recent performance audits of the Pennsylvania Department of Education show the department did not provide adequate assistance to 561 academically challenged schools with 310,000 students enrolled.
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10/2/2015

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, Department of Agriculture and Pennsylvania Winery Association Kick Off Pennsylvania Wine Month
 
Harrisburg - October is Pennsylvania Wine Month, and officials from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board and Department of Agriculture today joined with the Pennsylvania Winery Association and a number of member wineries to kick off activities celebrating Pennsylvania wines and wineries.
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10/1/2015

PA Turnpike
 
PA Turnpike
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10/1/2015

PUC Highlights National Cybersecurity Awareness Month; Emphasizes Importance of Industry Collaboration and Information Sharing
 
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today united state and federal government agencies, utility companies and law enforcement to highlight National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and the collaborative work being done to protect Pennsylvania's critical infrastructure.
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10/1/2015

Citizens Urged to Watch for Possible Flooding and Strong Winds This Weekend
 
Weather forecasts are calling for rain and strong winds this weekend, and state officials are urging citizens to watch for possible flooding over the next several days.
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9/30/2015

First Lady Frances Wolf Attends Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition Pink Fountain Event
 
First Lady Frances Wolf and Secretary of Health Karen Murphy helped kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Pennsylvania by giving remarks at the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition's Pink Fountain event.
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9/30/2015

PA Turnpike Stages Reenactment Of Opening Night 1940 on 75th Anniversary Eve
 
Harrisburg - The PA Turnpike Commission held a reenactment of the toll road's 1940 opening night at 7 p.m. at the Turnpike's Carlisle Interchange (#226) in Cumberland County. The event was held to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the opening of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, which occurred shortly after midnight on Oct. 1, 1940.
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