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7/24/2018

Wolf Administration Highlights Job Training Program Success Stories Made Possible by Governor's Manufacturing PA Initiative
 
Harrisburg, PA - Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary for Technology and Innovation Sheri Collins joined representatives from Reading Area Community College (RACC), Johnstown Area Regional Industries (JARI), Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center, and other partners to provide an update on Governor Wolf's Manufacturing PA initiative, which supports Pennsylvania's manufacturing community through strategic partnerships while emphasizing job training to career pathways.
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7/24/2018

Governor Wolf Touts Importance of Education for Pennsylvania's Economy
 
Governor Tom Wolf joined the national Campaign for Grade-Level Reading in Philadelphia today to highlight Pennsylvania's significant progress and investments in education to reverse years of cuts and prepare students with the skills for a rewarding career in the 21st century economy.
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7/20/2018

Wolf Administration Recognizes Urban Agriculture in Pennsylvania
 
This week, proclaimed by Governor Wolf as Urban Agriculture Week in Pennsylvania, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding visited farms at seven different sites in three Pennsylvania cities, learning how their efforts are improving their communities.
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7/19/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Says State Could Reap $581 Million Annually by Regulating, Taxing Marijuana
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said Pennsylvania is missing out on $581 million per year in revenue by not regulating and taxing marijuana - money that could fund critical initiatives that affect Pennsylvanians' lives.
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7/18/2018

Wolf Administration Highlights Pennsylvania Public Health During Meeting with International Students
 
The Wolf Administration today discussed the importance of public health in Pennsylvania and its role in the modern, global world with students from the Penn State Global Health Exchange Program.
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7/18/2018

Wolf Administration Highlights Investments to Bolster STEM Education
 
State Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera hosted the Conrad Weiser High School (Berks County) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) team at the Capitol today, emphasizing that the team's patent-pending medical technology is a fitting example for Governor Tom Wolf's PAsmart initiative, a new $30 million program to improve STEM and computer science education and other jobs training opportunities.
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7/17/2018

Wolf Administration Awards $3 Million in Grants for Medication-Assisted Treatment Programs
 
The Wolf Administration today awarded three $1-million grants to organizations to build medication-assisted treatment programs for Pennsylvanians suffering from the disease of addiction, including one at Temple University Hospital, as part of the Pennsylvania Coordinated Medication Assisted Treatment program, or PAC-MAT.
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7/17/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Expands Scope of Voting Security Audit Outreach in Wake of Latest Indictments of Russian Hackers
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said he is expanding the scope of his audit outreach to help protect the security and integrity of Pennsylvania's voting system.
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7/16/2018

Wolf Administration Introduces Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for Workers' Compensation
 
The Wolf Administration today introduced opioid prescribing guidelines for workers' compensation to help health care providers determine when opioids are appropriate for treatment of someone injured on the job.
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7/12/2018

Visitors Get Farm-to-Cone Experience on First-Ever Ice Cream Trail
 
Pennsylvanians and visitors to the commonwealth can now 'pursue their scoops' on the commonwealth's first ice cream trail, a partnership between the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA), the Pennsylvania Tourism Office, PA Preferred, and the Center for Dairy Excellence (CDE).
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7/12/2018

Governor Wolf Makes $22 Million Deposit into Rainy Day Fund, First in Nearly a Decade
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced a $22 million deposit into the state's Rainy Day fund, the first in nearly a decade. The governor was joined by Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella for the announcement at the Capitol.
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7/11/2018

Department of Corrections Begins Transferring Employees, Inmates from SCI Graterford to SCI Phoenix
 
Collegeville, PA - At 9:15 AM, Department of Corrections officials locked down SCI Graterford to begin the
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7/11/2018

Governor Wolf Signs Executive Order to Improve Job, Skills Training as Part of PAsmart Initiative
 
Governor Tom Wolf was joined by labor and business leaders, including Microsoft, and several cabinet secretaries today to launch the next phase of PAsmart, a first-of-its-kind $30 million investment in workforce development. During the press conference in York, the governor signed an executive order to cut red tape and improve coordination between several state agencies to more effectively deliver workforce development services to Pennsylvanians.
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7/10/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Says State Must Do More to Help Keep People Warm, Safer through Winter
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said his recent performance audits of two programs designed to keep low-income Pennsylvanians warm and safer through winter found the state failed to spend $5.4 million of federal funding that potentially could have helped 527 families.
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6/29/2018

Event Highlights New PennDOT Motorcycle Training for 2018 Riding Season
 
Today at Blackmans Cycle Center in Emmaus, PennDOT sponsored 'A Day at The Range,' a demonstration showcasing the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program's (PAMSP's) new motorcycle training curriculum and emphasizing the importance of proper training in mitigating crashes.
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