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9/28/2018

Human Services Secretary Concludes SNAP Challenge Week, Discusses Importance of SNAP and Farm Bill Effects with Agriculture
 
Harrisburg, PA - Department of Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller today concluded her SNAP Challenge Week at the Capitol with a press conference with Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary for Market Development Cheryl Cook to highlight the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Hunger Action Month, the importance of food access, and potential changes to SNAP contained in the U.S. House Farm Bill. Secretary Miller and Deputy Secretary Cook were joined by individuals who have used SNAP benefits from Drexel University Center for Hunger-Free Communities.
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9/27/2018

Wolf Administration Hosts Cabinet in Your Community Event at Wyoming Area Secondary Center, Exeter
 
Exeter, PA - Today, Wolf Administration cabinet officials were joined by more than 150 community members and 200 students for a Cabinet in Your Community event at Wyoming Area Secondary Center, Exeter.
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9/27/2018

Wolf Administration Hosts Cabinet in Your Community Event at Wyoming Area Secondary Center, Exeter
 
Today, Wolf Administration cabinet officials were joined by more than 150 community members and 200 students for a Cabinet in Your Community event at Wyoming Area Secondary Center, Exeter.
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9/26/2018

Department of Human Services Reminds Pennsylvanians of Opportunities for People Using SNAP at Farmers Markets
 
Today, Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller toured the Broad Street Market to meet vendors that accept the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits and discuss the role farmers markets play in making fresh, locally sourced foods more accessible around Pennsylvania, and opportunities for people using SNAP benefits to redeem benefits at up to double their value.
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9/25/2018

PUC Launches Enhanced #UtilityCareers Campaign; Joins State Agencies and Utilities Encouraging Skilled Young People to Consider Opportunities
 
Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) Chairman Gladys M. Brown today joined with leaders from state agencies and utilities from across the Commonwealth to encourage more skilled candidates to consider career opportunities in the utility sector.
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9/25/2018

PUC Launches Enhanced #UtilityCareers Campaign; Joins State Agencies and Utilities Encouraging Skilled Young People to Consider Opportunities
 
- Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) Chairman Gladys M. Brown today joined with leaders from state agencies and utilities from across the Commonwealth to encourage more skilled candidates to consider career opportunities in the utility sector.
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9/24/2018

Human Services Secretary Participates in SNAP Challenge to Highlight Food Insecurity, Importance of SNAP for Pennsylvanians
 
Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller today announced that from September 24-28, she will take the SNAP Challenge to highlight Hunger Action Month, the importance of food access, and the prevalence of food insecurity across Pennsylvania. The week will also highlight the importance of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which helps nearly two million Pennsylvanians access fresh, healthy foods.
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9/24/2018

Attorney General Josh Shapiro, Governor Tom Wolf, First Lady Frances Wolf, Legislators, Victims and Advocates Rally for Reforms Recommended by Grand Jury on Child Sex Abuse in the Church
 
Attorney General Josh Shapiro, Governor Tom Wolf, and First Lady Frances Wolf voiced their support for critical reforms eliminating the criminal statute of limitations on child sexual abuse, strengthening mandatory reporting requirements, extending the civil statute of limitations, and specifying that civil confidentiality agreements do not cover communications with law enforcement.
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9/24/2018

Attorney General Josh Shapiro, Governor Tom Wolf, First Lady Frances Wolf, Legislators, Victims and Advocates Rally for Reforms Recommended by Grand Jury on Child Sex Abuse in the Church
 
Governor Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf joined Attorney General Josh Shapiro and victims at the Capitol Building to rally in support of the grand jury recommendations and to call on the General Assembly to advance several outstanding bills that support victims of crime and abuse.
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9/24/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Says State Could Reap Hundreds of Millions of Dollars Annually by Regulating, Taxing Marijuana
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today told a crowd gathered in the state Capitol rotunda that Pennsylvania is missing out on more than half-a-billion dollars per year in revenue by not regulating and taxing marijuana - money that could fund critical initiatives that affect Pennsylvanians' lives.
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9/22/2018

Wolf Administration Hosts Coding Event to Use Data and Technology to Fight the Opioid Epidemic
 
Nearly 450 technology professionals, addiction and recovery experts, college students, state officials and others will participate in a statewide coding event to find solutions to the opioid epidemic. 'Code4PA' will begin this weekend at locations in Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
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9/22/2018

Wolf Administration Hosts Coding Event to Use Data and Technology to Fight the Opioid Epidemic
 
Nearly 450 technology professionals, addiction and recovery experts, college students, state officials and others will participate in a statewide coding event to find solutions to the opioid epidemic. 'Code4PA' will begin this weekend at locations in Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
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9/21/2018

PA Turnpike, Funding Partners Celebrate Opening of Interstate 95 Link
 
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, along with its ground-transportation funding partners, today celebrated the opening of a long-awaited interchange connecting Interstates 95 and 276 (the PA Turnpike) in Bucks County. The Pennsylvania Turnpike/Interstate 95 Interchange Project will directly connect the two highways beginning this weekend.
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9/21/2018

PA Turnpike, Funding Partners Celebrate Opening of Interstate 95 Link
 
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, along with its ground-transportation funding partners, today celebrated the opening of a long-awaited interchange connecting Interstates 95 and 276 (the PA Turnpike) in Bucks County. The Pennsylvania Turnpike/Interstate 95 Interchange Project will directly connect the two highways beginning this weekend.
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9/20/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Speaks at State Firemen's Association Conference in Gettysburg Today
 
Today, Pennsylvania Auditor General, Eugene DePasquale visited the Gettysburg
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