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4/12/2018

Governor Wolf Leads Call-to-Action for Criminal Justice Reform
 
Governor Tom Wolf today joined Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel, legislators, and advocacy groups in a call-to-action for criminal justice reforms that are long overdue and necessary to provide consistency and uniformity in the system.
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4/10/2018

Governor Wolf Tours Route 30 Landslide Area
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf joined Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie Richards, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Director Rick Flinn, PennDOT District Executive Cheryl Moon-Siriani, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, and Allegheny County Chief of Emergency Services Matt Brown to survey the damage to three of four Route 30 lanes in East Pittsburgh that collapsed on Saturday due to a landslide. The landslide previously caused a water line break and the forced evacuation of area residents. The governor met with state and local officials regarding the latest developments and briefed the media following the site tour.
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4/9/2018

Wolf Administration Holds Community Forum to Help Older Pennsylvanians Avoid Being Scammed
 
Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne and Revenue Secretary Dan Hassell today traveled to the Scranton Jewish Community Center to lead a community discussion on steps the Wolf Administration has taken to protect older Pennsylvanians from scams and financial exploitation. The town-hall style event also afforded those in attendance the opportunity to ask questions and discuss their own experiences with two cabinet secretaries working for Governor Wolf.
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4/5/2018

Gov. Wolf, Legislative Democrats Announce Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Protections for Workers
 
Philadelphia, PA - Governor Tom Wolf joined House and Senate Democrats today to announce a package of reforms to strengthen protections against sexual harassment and discrimination for employees, provide new legal options for victims and hold those who are responsible accountable for their actions.
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4/4/2018

Governor Wolf Announces Progress, Renewal of Opioid Disaster Declaration
 
Harrisburg, PA -- Governor Tom Wolf today announced the renewal of his 90-day opioid disaster declaration, which was introduced in January and set to expire on April 10. The renewal allows for the 13 initiatives introduced in the past 90 days to continue without interruption and for the introduction of new initiatives to help those suffering from opioid use disorder (OUD).
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4/3/2018

Governor and First Lady Host Annual Easter Egg Event to Highlight Importance of Pre-K Investment
 
Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf today hosted pre-school classes from across the commonwealth at the annual Easter Egg Event at the Governor's Residence. The event was co-sponsored by Pre-K for PA, a non-partisan advocacy group that supports the expansion of publicly funded pre-k.
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3/29/2018

Wolf Administration Addresses Senior Hunger and Participation in Federal Food Program
 
Today, Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller joined Department of Aging (PDA) Secretary Teresa Osborne, stakeholders, and seniors at the Central PA Food Bank to discuss the importance of senior participation in the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Governor Tom Wolf's Food Security Partnership.
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3/28/2018

First Lady Frances Wolf Joins Adjutant General and Pennsylvania Commission for Women to Honor Female Veterans During Women's History Month
 
First Lady Frances Wolf and Major General Anthony Carrelli, Pennsylvania's Adjutant General, today joined the Pennsylvania Commission for Women to host the third annual Female Veterans Day Ceremony in celebration of Women's History Month. During the event, held at the Governor's Residence in Harrisburg, 16 women from across the commonwealth were recognized for their military service and selfless sacrifice to Pennsylvania and to the nation.
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3/27/2018

Wolf Administration Unveils Public/Private Partnership to Address Opioid Crisis Through Data
 
Aetna Foundation Provides $1 million Grant for Project
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3/27/2018

Governor Wolf, Senator Casey: Philadelphia Crane Arrival Highlights Success of Port Growth
 
Governor Tom Wolf and Senator Bob Casey celebrate the recent arrival of the first two super post-Panamax cranes at The Port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort), marking another major milestone spurred by the governor's port development plan.
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3/26/2018

Governor Wolf Announces 21st Century Voting Reform Plan for Pennsylvania
 
Governor Tom Wolf today introduced his 21st century voting reform plan that includes same day and automatic voter registration, modernizing absentee voting, ending gerrymandering, and enacting campaign finance reform to reduce the influence of special interests in Harrisburg.
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3/21/2018

Governor Wolf Provides Storm Update on Visit to Philadelphia PennDOT Maintenance Facility
 
With a weather system forecast to continue to impact wide areas of the southern and eastern half of Pennsylvania with snow through Wednesday, Governor Tom Wolf visited a PennDOT maintenance facility in Philadelphia this morning to provide a storm update and to thank PennDOT workers for their dedication to keeping roads clear and safe.
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3/21/2018

Governor Wolf and PEMA Provide Storm Update
 
As the weather system bringing significant snow across much of southern and eastern Pennsylvania continues through the evening hours, Governor Tom Wolf and officials at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) provided a second storm update for Pennsylvanians in the storm's eastward path.
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3/20/2018

Pennsylvania's Agriculture, Cider Industries Shine During National Ag Day Celebration
 
Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding today feted the agriculture, cider, and apple industries for their impact on the commonwealth at a National Ag Day celebration in Adams County. The event, held at Big Hill Ciderworks, highlighted the emerging high-value industry of cider production, and the important role played by apple and fruit production.
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3/19/2018

Wolf Administration Unveils PA Overdose Information Network
 
Wolf Administration officials held a press conference today to unveil the latest effort to combat the opioid epidemic in response to the disaster declaration Governor Tom Wolf declared on January 10.
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