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10/5/2016

PennDOT, DCNR Secretaries Ride Proposed Pike2Bike Trail in Breezewood
 
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards, along with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Dunn, today jointly rode the proposed Pike2Bike trail in Bedford and Fulton counties, which uses the former right of way of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
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10/5/2016

PennDOT, DCNR Secretaries Ride Proposed Pike2Bike Trail in Breezewood
 
Harrisburg - Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards, along with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Dunn, today jointly rode the proposed Pike2Bike trail in Bedford and Fulton counties, which uses the former right of way of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
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10/4/2016

Department of Health to Release Nursing Home Quality Improvement Task Force Report and Outline Significant Improvements to Oversight of Pennsylvania's Facilities
 
Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Karen Murphy will release the recommendations of the Nursing Home Quality Improvement Task Force in a press conference at the Media Center in the State Capitol.
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10/4/2016

Department of Health Releases Nursing Home Quality Improvement Task Force Report; Outlines Significant Improvements to Oversight of Pennsylvania's Facilities Attorney General provides $1.2 million to facilitate changes
 
Harrisburg, PA - Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Karen Murphy today released the recommendationsof the Nursing Home Quality Improvement Task Force. The task force was created as part of the department's proactive efforts under the Wolf Administration to make the most significant changes to nursing home oversight in nearly two decades. Secretary Murphy also announced the Office of Attorney General is providing $1.2 million to help facilitate the recommended changes.
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9/29/2016

DDAP Hosts Panel of Medical Providers, People in Recovery to Discuss Ways to Improve Addiction Treatment
 
Today, medical providers from across Pennsylvania came together with people in recovery from the disease of addiction to discuss ways the healthcare system can more effectively treat addiction.
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9/29/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Says DHS Must Stop Putting Public Assistance Benefits on ACCESS Cards Associated with Deceased People
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said his latest audit shows that over a 12-month period the Department of Human Services (DHS) paid public assistance benefits to 2,324 deceased Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cardholders' accounts.
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9/29/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Says DHS Must Stop Putting Public Assistance Benefits on ACCESS Cards Associated with Deceased People
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said his latest audit shows that over a 12-month period the Department of Human Services (DHS) paid public assistance benefits to 2,324 deceased Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cardholders' accounts.
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9/29/2016

Pennsylvania Capitol Police Open Downtown Harrisburg Substation New location will enhance ability to serve increased number of state workers in downtown area
 
Harrisburg, PA - State Department of General Services Secretary Curt Topper and Pennsylvania Capitol Police Deputy Superintendent Kevin Brown were joined by Bradley Jones, CEO and President of Harristown Enterprises Inc., to officially open a new Pennsylvania Capitol Police Substation at 333 Market Street in Harrisburg. The new location will allow the agency to better serve the increased number of state workers in the downtown area as a result of the influx of more than 750 employees who were moved into Strawberry Square earlier this year.
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9/29/2016

Pennsylvania Capitol Police Open Downtown Harrisburg Substation
 
State Department of General Services Secretary Curt Topper and Pennsylvania Capitol Police Deputy Superintendent Kevin Brown were joined by Bradley Jones, CEO and President of Harristown Enterprises Inc., to officially open a new Pennsylvania Capitol Police Substation at 333 Market Street in Harrisburg.
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9/28/2016

PennDOT, City of Harrisburg and Carnegie Mellon University Hold Automated Vehicle Demo at Capitol Complex
 
Harrisburg, PA - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), the City of Harrisburg, and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) today highlighted safety and technology advances by conducting an Automated Vehicle demonstration at the Capitol in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Safety Symposium.
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9/28/2016

PennDOT, City of Harrisburg and Carnegie Mellon University
 
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), the City of Harrisburg, and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) today highlighted safety and technology advances by conducting an Automated Vehicle demonstration at the Capitol in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Safety Symposium.
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9/28/2016

Governor Wolf Outlines Legislative Priorities in Battling Opioid Epidemic
 
Governor Wolf addressed a Joint Session of the General Assembly to outline our collective plan to lead the nation in combatting the opioid and heroin crisis facing Pennsylvania. Click here to read Governor Wolf's remarks.
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9/28/2016

Governor Wolf Outlines Legislative Priorities in
 
Governor Addresses Joint Session of the House and Senate
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9/22/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Says Audits of PA Cyber Charter School, Two Other Schools Reaffirm Need to Overhaul Charter School Law
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said recent audits of Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (PA Cyber), which enrolls students from 484 districts, and two related schools in Beaver County once again demonstrate the urgent need to overhaul the worst charter school law in the nation.
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9/22/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Says Audits of PA Cyber Charter School, Two Other Schools Reaffirm Need to Overhaul Charter School Law
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said recent audits of Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (PA Cyber), which enrolls students from 484 districts, and two related schools in Beaver County once again demonstrate the urgent need to overhaul the worst charter school law in the nation.
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