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4/29/2016

Governor Wolf's Week, April 24 - April 30, 2016
 
This Week Governor Wolf Continued a Series of Opioid Roundtables to Discuss Statewide Efforts to Combat the Opioid Epidemic.
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4/29/2016

Don't Wait, Vaccinate.
 
Department of Health Launches Immunization Campaign with a Message to Parents: 'Don't Wait. Vaccinate.'
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4/29/2016

Department of Health Launches Immunization Campaign with a Message to Parents: 'Don't Wait. Vaccinate.'
 
Scranton, PA - The Department of Health (DOH) today partnered with the Scranton School District to kick off its 2016 'Don't Wait. Vaccinate.' campaign. Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy read to kindergarten children at John G. Whittier Elementary School in Scranton and reminded parents to make getting their children's vaccines a top priority before the end of the current school year.
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4/28/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Continues to Audit All State Spending; Preparing to Track Extra Costs if Budget Delayed Beyond June 30
 
April 28, 2016 Auditor General DePasquale Continues to Audit All State Spending; Preparing to Track Extra Costs if Budget Delayed Beyond June 30 HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said his office is already preparing to audit all state and federal funds spent during the current fiscal year and that he will immediately start tracking extra costs if the 2016-17 budget is not finalized by June 30.
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4/28/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Continues to Audit All State Spending; Preparing to Track Extra Costs if Budget Delayed Beyond June 30
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said his office is already preparing to audit all state and federal funds spent during the current fiscal year and that he will immediately start tracking extra costs if the 2016-17 budget is not finalized by June 30.
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4/22/2016

Governor Wolf's Week, April 17 - April 23, 2016
 
On Sunday, Governor Wolf signed SB3, legalizing medical marijuana which will provide long overdue medical relief to patients and families who could benefit from this treatment. On Monday, Governor Wolf, joined by Senator Casey, signed the ABLE bill, which will help individuals with disabilities save for future expenses. On Thursday, the Governor held a bipartisan discussion to address Pennsylvania's opioid crisis in Reading and signed a bill that makes it easier for survivors of spousal abuse to divorce their abuser.
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4/21/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Bill to Support Victims of Spousal Abuse
 
Today, Governor Wolf signed HB12 which breaks down barriers for victims of spousal abuse by empowering victims to take control of their divorce proceedings.
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4/21/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Bill to Support Victims of Spousal Abuse
 
Allentown, PA - Today, Governor Wolf signed HB12 which breaks down barriers for victims of spousal abuse by empowering victims to take control of their divorce proceedings. 'When someone else experiences spousal abuse, it reflects - and often reinforces - a number of negative forces. It promotes a culture of unfairness and discrimination. It feeds on the pernicious idea that some people have clearer rights than others,' said Governor Tom Wolf.
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4/18/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Bill to Help Individuals with Disabilities Save for Future Expenses.
 
Governor Tom Wolf Signs Bill to Help Individuals with Disabilities Save for Future Expenses.
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4/18/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Bill to Help Individuals with Disabilities Save for Future Expenses
 
Derry Township, PA -- Governor Wolf today signed into law the Pennsylvania Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (PA ABLE) that enables the creation of tax-exempt savings accounts specifically for people with qualified disabilities and their families. The accounts can be used for a wide-range of disability-related expenses including health care, housing, and transportation without jeopardizing eligibility for important programs on which individuals with disabilities must often depend.
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4/17/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill into Law.
 
Governor Tom Wolf Signs Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill into Law.
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4/17/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill into Law
 
Joined by advocates, members of his administration, and a bipartisan group of lawmakers, Governor Wolf signed Senate Bill 3, legalizing medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.
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4/14/2016

Dr. Loren Robinson provides an overview of the medical marijuana legislation
 
Dr. Loren Robinson, Deputy Secretary for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, provides an overview of the medical marijuana legislation, which will be signed into law by Gov. Wolf on Sunday, and discusses how the program will be rolled out in the coming months.
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4/13/2016

Lt. Governor Stack, State Senators Back Two-Year State Budget Cycle
 
A group of Democratic and Republican state Senators joined Lt. Governor Mike Stack today to express support for adopting a two-year state budget cycle to replace the current annual process. At a press conference in the state Capitol, they announced the introduction of a constitutional amendment, sponsored by Republican Ryan Aument, aimed at implementing that change.
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4/13/2016

Lt. Governor Stack, State Senators Back Two- Year State Budget Cycle
 
Harrisburg, PA -A group of Democratic and Republican state Senators joined Lt. Governor Mike Stack today to express support for adopting a two-year state budget cycle to replace the current annual process. At a press conference in the state Capitol, they announced the introduction of a constitutional amendment, sponsored by Republican Ryan Aument, aimed at implementing that change.
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