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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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3/19/2019

Department of Human Services Releases Report Highlighting Improvements in Residential Services for Pennsylvanians with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism
 
Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today announced a report highlighting the department's commitment to maintaining high-quality services to assure the health and well-being of nearly 12,000 individuals with developmental disabilities who reside in community-based homes across the commonwealth. The report includes planned and on-going initiatives to improve the quality of care people receive in their communities.
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3/19/2019

Department of Human Services Releases Report Highlighting Improvements in Residential Services for Pennsylvanians with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism
 
Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today announced a report highlighting the department's commitment to maintaining high-quality services to assure the health and well-being of nearly 12,000 individuals with developmental disabilities who reside in community-based homes across the commonwealth. The report includes planned and on-going initiatives to improve the quality of care people receive in their communities.
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3/19/2019

Program to Help Small Diverse Businesses Compete for State Contracts Expands Statewide
 
Pittsburgh, PA - Pennsylvania Department of General Services Secretary Curt Topper today announced the statewide expansion of the Bureau of Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities Mentor-Protege Program (MPP). The first-of-its-kind program pairs successful prime contractors with small diverse businesses (SDBs) to better develop their technical and administrative capabilities to compete for state government contracting opportunities.
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3/19/2019

Program to Help Small Diverse Businesses Compete for State Contracts Expands Statewide
 
Pittsburgh, PA - Pennsylvania Department of General Services Secretary Curt Topper today announced the statewide expansion of the Bureau of Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities Mentor-Protege Program (MPP). The first-of-its-kind program pairs successful prime contractors with small diverse businesses (SDBs) to better develop their technical and administrative capabilities to compete for state government contracting opportunities.
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3/19/2019

PA Lottery Presents $2.4 Million Commemorative Check to Winner of Record Cash 5 Jackpot
 
Officials from the Pennsylvania Lottery and Sheetz today presented a commemorative check to Luther Coleman Jr., a Columbia County resident who recently purchased a jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $2,488,733 for the March 8 drawing. The jackpot was the highest in the nearly 27-year history of Cash 5, the Pennsylvania Lottery's longest-running jackpot game.
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3/19/2019

PA Lottery Presents $2.4 Million Commemorative Check to Winner of Record Cash 5 Jackpot
 
Officials from the Pennsylvania Lottery and Sheetz today presented a commemorative check to Luther Coleman Jr., a Columbia County resident who recently purchased a jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $2,488,733 for the March 8 drawing. The jackpot was the highest in the nearly 27-year history of Cash 5, the Pennsylvania Lottery's longest-running jackpot game.
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3/18/2019

Attorney General Shapiro Stands with Survivors of Abuse as Johnstown Pediatrician is Sentenced to 79 to 158 Years in Prison for Sexually Assaulting 31 Children Investigation by Attorney General's Office Dug Deeply into Dr. Johnnie Barto's Predatory Behavior and Assaults of Children Spanning Decades
 
EBENSBURG - Attorney General Josh Shapiro today stood with survivors of Johnstown pediatrician Dr. Johnnie Barto following Barto's sentencing to 79 to 158 years in prison for sexually assaulting 31 children over many years. Two of Barto's victims were family members; the others were child patients brought to his doctor's office for treatment by unsuspecting parents.
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