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4/13/2017

Auditor General DePasquale asks General Assembly to audit legislative surplus fund
 
Auditor General DePasquale asks General Assembly to audit legislative surplus fund
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4/13/2017

Auditor General DePasquale Offers to Help General Assembly Improve Transparency, Openness by Reviewing Fiscal Operations
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said today he is offering his department's services to leaders of the Senate and House to help increase transparency and openness in light of the recent limited audit revealing a surplus of $118.4 million in legislative accounts.
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4/12/2017

Governor Wolf Recognizes Recipients of 2017 Governor's Awards for Local Government Excellence
 
Governor Tom Wolf today recognized municipalities and local government officials for their dedication and commitment to strengthen their communities and better serve their residents.
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4/12/2017

Governor Wolf Recognizes Recipients of 2017 Governor's Awards for Local Government Excellence
 
Governor Tom Wolf today recognized municipalities and local government officials for their dedication and commitment to strengthen their communities and better serve their residents.
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4/12/2017

Governor Wolf Announces DCNR Rangers, Managers will Carry Naloxone to Combat Opioid Overdoses
 
Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is equipping state park and state forest rangers, managers and assistant managers with life-saving naloxone to minimize opioid overdose fatalities, especially in rural settings such as state parks and state forests where police and first responders may not be readily available.
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4/12/2017

Governor Wolf Announces DCNR Rangers, Managers will Carry Naloxone to Combat Opioid Overdoses
 
Lewisberry, PA - Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is equipping state park and state forest rangers, managers and assistant managers with life-saving naloxone to minimize opioid overdose fatalities, especially in rural settings such as state parks and state forests where police and first responders may not be readily available.
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4/12/2017

Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced new criminal charges against a Lackawanna County man for improper storage, disposal and record keeping of hazardous wastes at a Northeast Pennsylvania site where a major fire occurred in 2014.
 
Attorney General Shapiro announced felony charges for environmental crimes are being filed tomorrow against Eric Spatt, 53, former owner of the Scranton Cooperage in Jessup, PA. The Attorney General made today's announcement at a news conference in Jessup near where the fire took place.
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4/10/2017

Attorney General Josh Shapiro: $5 Million Heroin Pipeline from NY to York to Altoona Shut Down
 
Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced criminal charges against 15 people for their roles in a drug pipeline that distributed and sold 15,000 bricks of heroin in York and Blair counties over a two-year period. The heroin sold for approximately $5 million.
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4/7/2017

Wolf Administration Hosts Forum on Women in Public Service, Transportation
 
Philadelphia, PA - First Lady Frances Wolf, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Secretary Leslie S. Richards and Philadelphia International Airport CEO Rochelle 'Chellie' Cameron today spoke to more than 100 high-school and college students as well as regional professionals on the importance of women in public service and transportation.
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4/7/2017

Wolf Administration Hosts Forum on Women in Public Service, Transportation
 
First Lady Frances Wolf, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Secretary Leslie S. Richards and Philadelphia International Airport CEO Rochelle 'Chellie' Cameron today spoke to more than 100 high-school and college students as well as regional professionals on the importance of women in public service and transportation.
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4/6/2017

Department of Health Unveils First Prostate Cancer Task Force Report on the State of Prostate Health in Pennsylvania
 
Today, Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy announced the availability of the Prostate Cancer Task Force Report, which outlines recommendations for improving the health of Pennsylvania men.
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4/5/2017

Department of Health Unveils First Prostate Cancer Task Force Report on the State of Prostate Health in Pennsylvania
 
Harrisburg, PA - Today, Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy announced the availability of the Prostate Cancer Task Force Report, which outlines recommendations for improving the health of Pennsylvania men. 'The task force was created to study a very important issue that impacts many Pennsylvanians,' Secretary Murphy said. 'The findings of this report will allow us to better educate and support individuals and their families who have or are at risk for this disease.' In 2015, through Act 66, the Prostate Cancer Task Force was created to develop prevention and education strategies to address prostate cancer in the commonwealth. The task force is staffed by prostate cancer experts from across the state and those who have been personally impacted by prostate cancer. The report provides recommendations and suggested actions for improving prostate health in Pennsylvania.
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4/5/2017

Pittsburgh woman charged with bilking seniors out of $295,000 in Jamaican Lottery Scam
 
Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced the arrest of a Pittsburgh woman on charges that she played a key role in bilking senior victims throughout the country out of $295,000 in a Jamaican Lottery Scam. The victims thought they were paying taxes on their winnings in the lottery; instead, their money was being routed to scam artists in Jamaica
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4/4/2017

Secretary of Health Celebrates Public Health Week by Highlighting the Importance of Telehealth in Improving Health of Rural Pennsylvanians
 
Today, Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy and Penn State Hershey Stroke Center Co-Director Dr. Ray Reichwein recognized National Public Health Week by demonstrating a simulated telehealth appointment in the Capitol.
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4/4/2017

Secretary of Health Celebrates Public Health Week by Highlighting the Importance of Telehealth in Improving Health of Rural Pennsylvanians
 
Today, Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy and Penn State Hershey Stroke Center Co-Director Dr. Ray Reichwein recognized National Public Health Week by demonstrating a simulated telehealth appointment in the Capitol.
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