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4/1/2019

Governor Wolf Outlines How Restore Pennsylvania Will Benefit Municipalities
 
Building on his commitment to support Pennsylvania's communities, Governor Tom Wolf spoke at the Pennsylvania Municipal League's Capitol Conference to outline how Restore Pennsylvania will benefit municipalities and overhaul Pennsylvania's infrastructure. The massive rebuilding plan funded through a commonsense severance tax will help commonwealth communities prevent flooding, eliminate blight, and expand broadband access.
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3/28/2019

Wolf Administration Outlines Spring Flooding Outlook, Shares Important Preparedness Information
 
Harrisburg, PA - The Wolf Administration today reviewed the spring flooding outlook for Pennsylvania and shared steps Pennsylvanians can take today to prepare for flooding and keep loved ones safe. '2018 was the wettest year on record for the state,' said state meteorologist Jeff Jumper. 'We're still seeing above-average precipitation so far for 2019, so even though the commonwealth is looking at a risk for minor river flooding this spring, we can't let down our guard because localized flooding is still a very dangerous threat.'
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3/28/2019

Wolf Administration Outlines Spring Flooding Outlook, Shares Important Preparedness Information
 
Harrisburg, PA - The Wolf Administration today reviewed the spring flooding outlook for Pennsylvania and shared steps Pennsylvanians can take today to prepare for flooding and keep loved ones safe.
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3/27/2019

TREASURER TORSELLA RELEASES REPORT ON THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE RETIREMENT SECURITY TASK FORCE
 
Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today was joined by Senators Pat Browne and Art Haywood and Representatives Matt Bradford, Mike Driscoll, and Mike Peifer to unveil the final report on the proceedings of the Treasury Private Sector Retirement Security Task Force (Task Force). The report outlines the findings of four informational hearings held by the Task Force and recommends the establishment of a state-facilitated automatic individual retirement account (Auto-IRA) program, as a solution to Pennsylvania's private sector retirement security crisis.
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3/27/2019

Treasurer Torsella Releases Report On The Proceedings Of The Retirement Security Task Force
 
Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today was joined by Senators Pat Browne and Art Haywood and Representatives Matt Bradford, Mike Driscoll, and Mike Peifer to unveil the final report on the proceedings of the Treasury Private Sector Retirement Security Task Force (Task Force). The report outlines the findings of four informational hearings held by the Task Force and recommends the establishment of a state-facilitated automatic individual retirement account (Auto-IRA) program, as a solution to Pennsylvania's private sector retirement security crisis.
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3/27/2019

Wolf Touts Restore Pennsylvania, PA Farm Bill Benefits for Agriculture Industry
 
Building on his commitment to Pennsylvania's agriculture industry, Governor Tom Wolf spoke at the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau State Legislative Conference today about his PA Farm Bill and Restore Pennsylvania, two funding proposals supporting farmers and their families.
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3/27/2019

Wolf Touts Restore Pennsylvania, PA Farm Bill Benefits for Agriculture Industry
 
Building on his commitment to Pennsylvania's agriculture industry, Governor Tom Wolf spoke at the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau State Legislative Conference today about his PA Farm Bill and Restore Pennsylvania, two funding proposals supporting farmers and their families.
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3/26/2019

Governor Wolf Announces Support for New Protections for Sexual Harassment Victims
 
Harrisburg, PA -- Governor Tom Wolf today joined his colleagues in the House and Senate Democratic Caucuses at a press conference in support of enacting legislation that will help curb the culture of sexual harassment and discrimination in workplaces across the commonwealth.
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3/26/2019

Governor Wolf Announces Support for New Protections for Sexual Harassment Victims
 
Governor Tom Wolf today joined his colleagues in the House and Senate Democratic Caucuses at a press conference in support of enacting legislation that will help curb the culture of sexual harassment and discrimination in workplaces across the commonwealth.
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3/22/2019

TREASURER TORSELLA LAUNCHES KEYSTONE SCHOLARS STATEWIDE
 
Philadelphia, PA - Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today was joined by Governor Tom Wolf, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and Senators Vincent Hughes and John Gordner for the statewide launch of Keystone Scholars. Keystone Scholars grants $100 to every child born or adopted to a Pennsylvania family, on or after January 1, 2019, to be used for future postsecondary education expenses.
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3/22/2019

TREASURER TORSELLA LAUNCHES KEYSTONE SCHOLARS STATEWIDE
 
Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today was joined by Governor Tom Wolf, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and Senators Vincent Hughes and John Gordner for the statewide launch of Keystone Scholars. Keystone Scholars grants $100 to every child born or adopted to a Pennsylvania family, on or after January 1, 2019, to be used for future postsecondary education expenses.
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3/21/2019

Auditor General DePasquale Says PA Turnpike Facing a Road to Ruin; Constant Toll Increases Unfair, Unsustainable Calls for Administration, General Assembly to provide relief from Act 44 payments
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said his latest audit shows the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) is facing 'a road to ruin' if it continues to rely on unfair and unsustainable toll increases to pay off $11.8 billion in debt.
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3/21/2019

Auditor General DePasquale Says PA Turnpike Facing a Road to Ruin; Constant Toll Increases Unfair, Unsustainable
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said his latest audit shows the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) is facing 'a road to ruin' if it continues to rely on unfair and unsustainable toll increases to pay off $11.8 billion in debt.
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3/20/2019

Wolf Administration: Trump-Proposed Cuts to Federal Health Programs Jeopardize Access to Life-Saving Health Care
 
Harrisburg, PA - The Wolf Administration today spoke out against potential cuts contained in President Trump's proposed federal budget, which would significantly change Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act. In total, these programs help more than 5.5 million older, working, and low-income Pennsylvanians access routine and life-saving health care.
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3/20/2019

Wolf Administration: Trump-Proposed Cuts to Federal Health Programs Jeopardize Access to Life-Saving Health Care
 
The Wolf Administration today spoke out against potential cuts contained in President Trump's proposed federal budget, which would significantly change Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act. In total, these programs help more than 5.5 million older, working, and low-income Pennsylvanians access routine and life-saving health care.
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