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5/29/2019

Gov. Wolf: Statewide Suicide Prevention Task Force Created to Strengthen Supports for People in Crisis
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf today announced a first-of-its-kind, statewide Suicide Prevention Task Force to develop the state's suicide prevention plan, a long-term strategy to reduce suicide in Pennsylvania, and let Pennsylvanians in crisis know their lives are valuable and help is available. The announcement was made by various state agencies that will be represented on the task force, Rep. Mike Schlossberg, Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta, and Prevent Suicide PA.
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5/29/2019

Gov. Wolf: Statewide Suicide Prevention Task Force Created to Strengthen Supports for People in Crisis
 
Governor Tom Wolf today announced a first-of-its-kind, statewide Suicide Prevention Task Force to develop the state's suicide prevention plan, a long-term strategy to reduce suicide in Pennsylvania, and let Pennsylvanians in crisis know their lives are valuable and help is available. The announcement was made by various state agencies that will be represented on the task force, Rep. Mike Schlossberg, Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta, and Prevent Suicide PA.
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5/29/2019

L&I Highlights Governor's SWEAP Plan to Address the Skills Gap and Worker Shortage
 
Harrisburg - With industries dealing with a shortage of skilled and trained workers that businesses need to succeed, Pennsylvania needs Governor Tom Wolf's bold plan to create a strong and competitive workforce, the Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) said today. During a Capitol news conference L&I Deputy Secretary for Workforce Development Eileen Cipriani said the governor's Statewide Workforce, Education, and Accountability Program (SWEAP) plan would expand career and technical education and STEM programs so students and adults are prepared for 21st century jobs.
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5/29/2019

L&I Highlights Governor's SWEAP Plan to Address the Skills Gap and Worker Shortage
 
With industries dealing with a shortage of skilled and trained workers that businesses need to succeed, Pennsylvania needs Governor Tom Wolf's bold plan to create a strong and competitive workforce, the Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) said today.
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5/29/2019

Governor Wolf Touts Restore Pennsylvania Benefits in Blair, Clearfield Counties
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf was joined by local leaders on a walking tour of Altoona to observe blighted business fronts, including the condemned Penn Central Place, to discuss how Restore Pennsylvania could assist with revitalizing Pennsylvania's communities.
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5/24/2019

Wolf Administration Visits EMS Providers to Show Gratitude During EMS Week
 
The Wolf Administration visited several locations across Pennsylvania as part of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week and thanked the commonwealth's EMS providers for their role in keeping Pennsylvanians healthy and safe.
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5/24/2019

Wolf Administration Visits EMS Providers to Show Gratitude During EMS Week
 
The Wolf Administration visited several locations across Pennsylvania as part of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week and thanked the commonwealth's EMS providers for their role in keeping Pennsylvanians healthy and safe.
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5/23/2019

First Lady Frances Wolf Reads to York Schoolchildren as Part of 1-4-3 Day in PA
 
To celebrate '1-4-3 Day' today, First Lady Frances Wolf read 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,' an illustrated collection of Fred Rogers' poetry and song lyrics, to students at Alexander Goode Elementary School, York.
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5/23/2019

First Lady Frances Wolf Reads to York Schoolchildren as Part of 1-4-3 Day in PA
 
To celebrate '1-4-3 Day' today, First Lady Frances Wolf read 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,' an illustrated collection of Fred Rogers' poetry and song lyrics, to students at Alexander Goode Elementary School, York.
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5/22/2019

Gov. Wolf and Lt. Gov. Fetterman Provide Progress on Opioid Epidemic Battle, Receive Overdose Reversal Medication Training
 
Governor Tom Wolf and Lt. Governor John Fetterman today provided an update on fighting the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania before participating in a naloxone training with AmeriHealth Caritas and Prevention Point.
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5/22/2019

Gov. Wolf and Lt. Gov. Fetterman Provide Progress on Opioid Epidemic Battle, Receive Overdose Reversal Medication Training
 
Governor Tom Wolf and Lt. Governor John Fetterman today provided an update on fighting the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania before participating in a naloxone training with AmeriHealth Caritas and Prevention Point.
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5/22/2019

Governor Wolf Surprises Lt. Governor Fetterman to Jump Start Tomorrow's 1-4-3 Day of Kindness
 
Today at a press conference, Governor Tom Wolf surprised Lt. Governor John Fetterman with a copy of 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: The Poetry of Mr. Rogers' for him to read to his kids to jump start tomorrow's 1-4-3 Day of Kindness in honor of Fred Rogers. Governor Tom Wolf also encouraged Pennsylvanians to take a few minutes tomorrow to participate in an act of kindness for '1-4-3 Day,' a day honoring Pennsylvania's kindest native son, Fred Rogers.
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5/22/2019

Governor Wolf Surprises Lt. Governor Fetterman to Jump Start Tomorrow's 1-4-3 Day of Kindness
 
Today at a press conference, Governor Tom Wolf surprised Lt. Governor John Fetterman with a copy of 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: The Poetry of Mr. Rogers' for him to read to his kids to jump start tomorrow's 1-4-3 Day of Kindness in honor of Fred Rogers. Governor Tom Wolf also encouraged Pennsylvanians to take a few minutes tomorrow to participate in an act of kindness for '1-4-3 Day,' a day honoring Pennsylvania's kindest native son, Fred Rogers.
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5/22/2019

PA Turnpike's 'Remembrance Event' Kicks Off Holiday Weekend on Serious Note
 
BENSALEM, PA (May 22, 2019) - Today 2,000 employees across the Pennsylvania Turnpike wore orange, the color connoting roadway safety, and took part in a Work Zone Safety Remembrance event to honor their 45 colleagues and friends who died while performing their duties. The event also served as a somber reminder for motorists to obey posted speed limits and to be aware of the presence of roadway workers at all times. Sixty-eight percent of work zone crashes occur in areas in which workers are present.
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5/22/2019

PA Turnpike's 'Remembrance Event' Kicks Off Holiday Weekend on Serious Note
 
Today 2,000 employees across the Pennsylvania Turnpike wore orange, the color connoting roadway safety, and took part in a Work Zone Safety Remembrance event to honor their 45 colleagues and friends who died while performing their duties. The event also served as a somber reminder for motorists to obey posted speed limits and to be aware of the presence of roadway workers at all times. Sixty-eight percent of work zone crashes occur in areas in which workers are present.
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