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10/24/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Concerned School Transportation Funding Mistakes are Hurting Classrooms; Urges Action, Launches Training
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said poor record-keeping by school districts stymies his efforts to make sure districts receive accurate transportation reimbursements from the state, citing audits that found more than $8.4 million in incorrect payments. To address these problems, DePasquale announced new training available to all districts.
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10/24/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Concerned School Transportation Funding Mistakes are Hurting Classrooms; Urges Action, Launches Training Department Teams with School Business Officials to Train District Staff
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said poor record-keeping by school districts stymies his efforts to make sure districts receive accurate transportation reimbursements from the state, citing audits that found more than $8.4 million in incorrect payments. To address these problems, DePasquale announced new training available to all districts.
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10/23/2018

Wolf Administration Participates in Rally to Support Transgender Pennsylvanians, Decry Discriminatory Federal Policy
 
Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine, Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs Executive Director Todd Snovel and members of the commission participated in the Rally for Trans Existence and Resistance at Love Park in Philadelphia this afternoon in support of transgender, non-binary and gender non-conforming individuals, decrying the abhorrent discriminatory policy proposed by the Trump Administration.
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10/23/2018

Wolf Administration Participates in Rally to Support Transgender Pennsylvanians, Decry Discriminatory Federal Policy
 
Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine, Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs Executive Director Todd Snovel and members of the commission participated in the Rally for Trans Existence and Resistance at Love Park in Philadelphia this afternoon in support of transgender, non-binary and gender non-conforming individuals, decrying the abhorrent discriminatory policy proposed by the Trump Administration.
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10/23/2018

Wolf Administration Participates in Rally to Support Transgender Pennsylvanians, Decry Discriminatory Federal Policy
 
Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine, Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs Executive Director Todd Snovel and members of the commission participated in the Rally for Trans Existence and Resistance at Love Park in Philadelphia this afternoon in support of transgender, non-binary and gender non-conforming individuals, decrying the abhorrent discriminatory policy proposed by the Trump Administration.
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10/22/2018

Wolf Administration Honors Students, Drivers at Pennsylvania School Bus Safety Awards
 
In a ceremony at the Governor's Residence today, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Deputy Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services Kurt Myers joined other Pennsylvania school bus safety advocates to underscore the Wolf Administration's commitment to highway safety by honoring nine students for communicating important school bus safety messages, and six school bus drivers for their superior driving skills.
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10/12/2018

Wolf Administration Announces Agreement with Insurers to Eliminate Barriers to Medication-Assisted Treatment
 
The Wolf Administration today announced a major agreement with commercial insurers in Pennsylvania to align prior-authorization processes for opioid prescriptions to protect patient health and safety while ensuring patients have unrestricted access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) when needed to battle opioid addiction.
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10/20/2018

Code4PA Winners Create Interactive App to Connect Opioid Users with Treatment Options
 
The winners of the 2018 Code4PA codeathon have created a mobile app that provides users with personalized recommendations for opioid addiction treatment.
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10/20/2018

Code4PA Winners Create Interactive App to Connect Opioid Users with Treatment Options
 
The winners of the 2018 Code4PA codeathon have created a mobile app that provides users with personalized recommendations for opioid addiction treatment.
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10/19/2018

Governor Wolf Signs the Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law, Protecting Students and Increasing Penalties
 
Governor Tom Wolf today signed Senate Bill 1090, the Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law, which strengthens penalties for hazing and ensures that schools have safeguards to protect students. The governor was joined by Jim and Evelyn Piazza, Timothy's parents, bill sponsor Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman, Penn State President Eric J. Barron and Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education Chancellor Dan Greenstein.
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10/19/2018

Governor Wolf Signs the Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law, Protecting Students and Increasing Penalties
 
Governor Tom Wolf today signed Senate Bill 1090, the Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law, which strengthens penalties for hazing and ensures that schools have safeguards to protect students. The governor was joined by Jim and Evelyn Piazza, Timothy's parents, bill sponsor Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman, Penn State President Eric J. Barron and Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education Chancellor Dan Greenstein.
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10/15/2018

Pennsylvania Launches First-in-Nation Stepping Up Technical Assistance Center Focused on Helping Counties Reduce Number of People in Jail with Mental Illnesses
 
Secretaries of Pennsylvania's Department of Health, Department of Corrections, and others today helped launch a first-of-its-kind resource center focused on helping counties reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in jail through research-driven approaches.
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10/15/2018

Pennsylvania Launches First-in-Nation Stepping Up Technical Assistance Center Focused on Helping Counties Reduce Number of People in Jail with Mental Illnesses
 
Secretaries of Pennsylvania's Department of Health, Department of Corrections, and others today helped launch a first-of-its-kind resource center focused on helping counties reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in jail through research-driven approaches.
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10/12/2018

Wolf Administration Announces Agreement with Insurers to Eliminate Barriers to Medication-Assisted Treatment
 
The Wolf Administration today announced a major agreement with commercial insurers in Pennsylvania to align prior-authorization processes for opioid prescriptions to protect patient health and safety while ensuring patients have unrestricted access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) when needed to battle opioid addiction.
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10/12/2018

Wolf Administration Announces Agreement with Insurers to Eliminate Barriers to Medication-Assisted Treatment
 
The Wolf Administration today announced a major agreement with commercial insurers in Pennsylvania to align prior-authorization processes for opioid prescriptions to protect patient health and safety while ensuring patients have unrestricted access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) when needed to battle opioid addiction.
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