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4/18/2019

Insurance Commissioner, Students Set Smart Phones to Reject Texts, Emails While Driving
 
Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman today joined members of the Dauphin County Technical School National Honor Society and National Technical Honor Society in turning on the app or setting on their cell phones to reject texts and emails while driving, in recognition of April as Distracted Driving Month. Statistics show highway deaths, including pedestrian fatalities, and insurance rates have risen since the introduction of smart phones a decade ago.
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4/18/2019

Insurance Commissioner, Students Set Smart Phones to Reject Texts, Emails While Driving
 
Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman today joined members of the Dauphin County Technical School National Honor Society and National Technical Honor Society in turning on the app or setting on their cell phones to reject texts and emails while driving, in recognition of April as Distracted Driving Month. Statistics show highway deaths, including pedestrian fatalities, and insurance rates have risen since the introduction of smart phones a decade ago.
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4/16/2019

Department of Aging Hosts Statewide Volunteer Conference
 
State College, PA - Today the Pennsylvania Department of Aging held its Statewide Volunteer Conference, which included workshops, informational sessions, discussion on the ways the department can help enhance volunteer engagement throughout the commonwealth, and an awards ceremony recognizing eight outstanding senior volunteers.
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4/16/2019

Department of Aging Hosts Statewide Volunteer Conference
 
Today the Pennsylvania Department of Aging held its Statewide Volunteer Conference, which included workshops, informational sessions, discussion on the ways the department can help enhance volunteer engagement throughout the commonwealth, and an awards ceremony recognizing eight outstanding senior volunteers.
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4/15/2019

Human Services Secretary Celebrates Autism Awareness Month, Highlights Resources and Services to Live an Everyday Life
 
Harrisburg, PA - Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today celebrated Autism Awareness Month by highlighting supports and services offered to individuals with disabilities and their families and discussing Governor Wolf's proposed budget and how it pertains to individuals living with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
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4/15/2019

Human Services Secretary Celebrates Autism Awareness Month, Highlights Resources and Services to Live an Everyday Life
 
Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today celebrated Autism Awareness Month by highlighting supports and services offered to individuals with disabilities and their families and discussing Governor Wolf's proposed budget and how it pertains to individuals living with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
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4/15/2019

Governor Wolf Pushes Bold Infrastructure Proposal to Township Officials
 
Hershey, PA - Today, Governor Tom Wolf addressed thousands of local officials at the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors' Annual Education Conference to outline how Restore Pennsylvania will benefit townships and overhaul Pennsylvania's infrastructure. The massive rebuilding plan funded through a commonsense severance tax will address townships' needs through funding vital, local infrastructural projects.
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4/15/2019

Governor Wolf Pushes Bold Infrastructure Proposal to Township Officials
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf addressed thousands of local officials at the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors' Annual Education Conference to outline how Restore Pennsylvania will benefit townships and overhaul Pennsylvania's infrastructure. The massive rebuilding plan funded through a commonsense severance tax will address townships' needs through funding vital, local infrastructural projects.
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4/15/2019

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. Over 100 pre-school aged children participated.
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4/15/2019

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. Over 100 pre-school aged children participated.
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4/12/2019

Department of Health, PennDOT Commemorate Donate Life Month
 
Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine and Deputy Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services Kurt Myers, along with representatives from Donate Life Pennsylvania, highlighted the importance of organ and tissue donation at an event at the new Summerdale Driver License Center in Enola today in conjunction with the national observance of Donate Life Month in April.
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4/12/2019

Department of Health, PennDOT Commemorate Donate Life Month
 
Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine and Deputy Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services Kurt Myers, along with representatives from Donate Life Pennsylvania, highlighted the importance of organ and tissue donation at an event at the new Summerdale Driver License Center in Enola today in conjunction with the national observance of Donate Life Month in April.
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4/12/2019

Human Services Secretary Recognizes Month of the Young Child, Highlights Importance of Early Learning, Investments in Child Care
 
Harrisburg, PA - In celebration of the National Association for the Education of Young Children's Month of the Young Child, Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today participated in the 14th Annual One Book, Every Child initiative at Keystone Early Learning Center. Month of the Young Child, which began April 1, recognizes what children need to have strong, healthy starts and how early childhood education programs can meet those needs.
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4/12/2019

Human Services Secretary Recognizes Month of the Young Child, Highlights Importance of Early Learning, Investments in Child Care
 
- In celebration of the National Association for the Education of Young Children's Month of the Young Child, Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today participated in the 14th Annual One Book, Every Child initiative at Keystone Early Learning Center. Month of the Young Child, which began April 1, recognizes what children need to have strong, healthy starts and how early childhood education programs can meet those needs.
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4/11/2019

Auditor General DePasquale Hails Significant Drop in Backlogged Rape Kits Awaiting Testing, Demands Justice for Victims of Sexual Violence
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said Pennsylvania has made significant progress in reducing the number of sexual assault evidence kits awaiting forensic testing but stressed that more work must be done to ensure victims receive the justice they deserve.
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