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2/1/2017

Secretary of Health Urges Pennsylvanians to Get Their Blood Pressure Checked During American Heart Month
 
Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy urged all Pennsylvanians, especially women, to get their blood pressure checked during a special American Heart Month event today in the Capitol Rotunda. She also performed free blood pressure screenings for visitors to the Capitol.
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2/1/2017

Pennsylvania Department of General Services, PHMC Kick-Off Black History Month, Unveil Trailblazer's Exhibit in East Wing of Capitol
 
Pennsylvania Department of General Services, PHMC Kick-Off Black History Month, Unveil Trailblazer's Exhibit in East Wing of Capitol
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2/1/2017

Pennsylvania Department of General Services, PHMC Kick-Off Black History Month, Unveil Trailblazer's Exhibit in East Wing of Capitol
 
Harrisburg, PA - Pennsylvania Department of General Services (DGS) Secretary Curt Topper and Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) Director of External Affairs Howard Pollman were joined today by state Senator Art Haywood to kick-off Black History Month in the Capitol with the unveiling of the PHMC exhibit, 'Trailblazers: Notable African Americans in Pennsylvania History,' which made its return to the Capitol after a 7-year hiatus.
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2/1/2017

Groundbreaking PA Treasury Transparency Website Feature Allows Taxpayers to Track General Fund Balance for the First Time
 
Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today unveiled a new, groundbreaking transparency website feature that for the first time allows Pennsylvania taxpayers to access up-to-date information on the state's General Fund, which serves as the state's checkbook. The portal (www.patreasury.gov/transparency) tracks the current balance of the General Fund, compares monthly and annual revenues and expenditures and illustrates how Treasury's line of credit prevents the fund from falling into the negative.
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1/31/2017

Governor Wolf Announces $10 Million Budget Proposal to Increase Overdose Antidote Access for First Responders, Law Enforcement
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that his proposed 2017-2018 budget will include $10 million to provide live-saving Naloxone to first responders and law enforcement across the state. The money will be available through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.
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1/31/2017

Governor Wolf Announces $10 Million Budget Proposal to Increase Overdose Antidote Access for First Responders, Law Enforcement
 
Governor Wolf, along with Attorney General Josh Shapiro, PCCD Chairman Charles Ramsey, and Commissioner Valerie Arkoosh host a press conference in Norristown to announce a major budget initiative to fight the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania.
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1/30/2017

Auditor General DePasquale Speaks Against Attack on Medicaid Expansion, President Trump's Un-American and Reckless Executive Order
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today held a news conference in the state Capitol to express his dismay and outrage at actions in Washington that will directly impact all Pennsylvanians.
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1/30/2017

Auditor General DePasquale Speaks Against Attack on Medicaid Expansion, President Trump's Un-American and Reckless Executive Order
 
Says both initiatives will have negative impact on Pennsylvania residents, businesses, universities
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1/29/2017

Governor Wolf on Travel Ban Executive Order: 'This Is Not Who We Are'
 
Philadelphia, PA - Today, Governor Wolf met with the Assalis, whose family members are legal immigrants from Syria who were traveling to their new home in Allentown yesterday, but were detained and sent back to the Middle East following President Trump's executive order.
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1/29/2017

Governor Wolf on Travel Ban Executive Order: 'This Is Not Who We Are'
 
Philadelphia, PA - Today, Governor Wolf met with the Assalis, whose family members are legal immigrants from Syria who were traveling to their new home in Allentown yesterday, but were detained and sent back to the Middle East following President Trump's executive order.
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1/26/2017

Auditor General DePasquale, Williamsport Girl Begin Nationwide Change.org Petition Calling for All States to Fund Rape Kit Testing
 
Meet Madison Wertz. Madison is an 11-year-old sixth-grader at Lycoming Valley Intermediate School near Williamsport. And for the last 10 months, she has been a passionate advocate for ending Pennsylvania's backlog of untested rape kits.
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1/26/2017

Auditor General DePasquale, Williamsport Girl Begin Nationwide Change.org Petition Calling for All States to Fund Rape Kit Testing
 
HARRISBURG - Meet Madison Wertz. Madison is an 11-year-old sixth-grader at Lycoming Valley Intermediate School near Williamsport. And for the last 10 months, she has been a passionate advocate for ending Pennsylvania's backlog of untested rape kits.
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1/23/2017

Auditor General DePasquale health care press conference
 
Auditor General DePasquale, Treasurer Torsella Warn of Health Care, Fiscal Impacts if Medicaid Expansion Eliminated
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1/23/2017

Auditor General DePasquale, Treasurer Torsella Warn of Health Care,
 
More than 675,000, mostly rural, Pennsylvanians could be at risk and the state's billion dollar plus structural budget could be increased even more
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1/17/2017

At Swearing-In, New PA Treasurer Joe Torsella Calls for Accountability, Transparency and Innovation with Bipartisan Support
 
After taking the oath of office at Camp Curtin Academy, a Harrisburg, PA public middle school, Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella called for a commitment to government that is accountable, transparent and uses technology and innovation to financially empower all Pennsylvanians.
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