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9/29/2015

Auditor General DePasquale Says School Districts, IUs Have Borrowed More than $346 Million Because of State Budget Impasse
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said that through September, the prolonged state budget impasse forced at least 17 school districts and two intermediate units to borrow more than $346 million to meet expenses and keep classrooms open. Interest and fees on those borrowed education dollars could reach $11.2 million.
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9/23/2015

Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force Meeting
 
Hosted by Department of Environmental Protection
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9/23/2015

Wolf Administration Seeks to Improve Diverse and Small Business Participation in State Contracting Opportunities, Overall Economy
 
Governor Tom Wolf today signed an executive order solidifying his administration's commitment to improving the participation of small and diverse businesses minority, women, LGBT, veteran and disabled owned business in state government contracting and the commonwealth's overall economy.
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9/16/2015

Republicans Protecting the Status Quo
 
The Republican plan to pass a stopgap budget is yet another gimmick that further highlights the Republicans' clear comfort with politics as usual in Harrisburg and embracing a failed status quo that is holding Pennsylvania back.
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9/11/2015

Governor Wolf Orders Flags At Half-Staff in Honor of Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf today ordered all United States and Pennsylvania flags at the Capitol Complex and at Commonwealth facilities statewide lowered to half- staff on Friday, September 11 in honor of Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance.
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9/4/2015

State Police Announces 83 New Troopers
 
Harrisburg, PA -The Pennsylvania State Police announced that 83men and women graduated from the State Police Academy today and were assigned to troops across the commonwealth .Governor Tom Wolfspoke at the ceremony, which was held at Bishop McDevitt High School, along with State Police Acting Commissioner Tyree C. Blocker. Cadet Eric J. Smithfrom Littlestown, Adams County spoke on behalf of the cadet class.
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8/29/2015

Pa. Turnpike Celebrates Final Service Plaza Makeover with Valley Forge Ribbon Cutting
 
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) announced that another service plaza has been renovated and reopened for business.
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8/27/2015

Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force Meeting
 
Hosted by Department of Environmental Protection
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8/27/2015

Pennsylvania Launches Online Voter Registration to Increase Efficiency and Offer Convenience
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of State Pedro Cortes today announced that Pennsylvania is the latest state to launch the convenient option of registering online to vote. The online registration application, hosted by the Department of State, is now available for use by eligible citizens at register.votesPA.com.
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8/24/2015

Wolf Administration Announces Nanticoke is Ready to Terminate Distressed Status Becoming the First City to Exit Act 47
 
Nanticoke, PA-Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced today that the City of Nanticoke's status as a distressed municipality under Act 47 is terminated. Nanticoke is the first city and tenth municipality to exit the program.
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8/20/2015

Governor Wolf Announces All CHIP Plans Will Provide Enhanced Benefits to Meet Affordable Care Act Requirements
 
Governor Tom Wolf today announced all CHIP health insurance plans will provide enhanced benefits to meet the minimum essential coverage requirements of the federal Affordable Care Act.
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8/13/2015

DOH 'Don't Wait. Vaccinate.' Campaign Urges Parents to Update Children's Vaccines before School Starts
 
Today the Department of Health continued its 'Don't Wait. Vaccinate.' campaign by hosting an immunization clinic and encouraging parents to add immunization updates to the list of things children need before their first day of school.
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8/12/2015

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane Holds Press Conference
 
Held in the Capitol Media Center
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8/11/2015

Governor Tom Wolf discussed the state budget in south eastern PA.
 
Governor Wolf will discuss the fiscal irresponsibility of the Republican budget and the need to straighten out Pennsylvania's finances by balancing the budget without gimmicks at a roundtable event.
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8/8/2015

PA Turnpike Celebrates 75th Anniversary with Car Show this Weekend
 
Sideling Hill Service Plaza-Waterfall, PA-The Pa. Turnpike Commission (PTC) held a car show at the Sideling Hill Service Plaza in Fulton County for car owners and Turnpike travelers alike. The show washeld to celebrate the upcoming 75th anniversary of the opening of the historic Pennsylvania Turnpike - 'America's First Superhighway' - on Oct. 1, 1940. Over 300 classic and antique cars and trucks were registered.
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