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1/30/2019

Governor Wolf Proposes Minimum Wage Plan to Boost Paychecks of One Million Workers
 
Governor Tom Wolf today proposed to raise Pennsylvania's minimum wage to $12 an hour. The boost in pay for one million workers would enable tens of thousands of people to work their way off of public assistance, saving taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars and growing the economy for everyone.
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1/29/2019

Gov. Wolf Renews Call to Legislature to Pass Universal Background Checks
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf has frequently urged the legislature to pass commonsense gun safety laws, including universal background checks by eliminating the gun show loophole on private transactions for long guns.
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1/29/2019

Gov. Wolf Renews Call to Legislature to Pass Universal Background Checks
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf has frequently urged the legislature to pass commonsense gun safety laws, including universal background checks by eliminating the gun show loophole on private transactions for long guns.
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1/24/2019

Lieutenant Governor Announces Statewide Recreational Marijuana Legalization Listening Tour
 
Governor Tom Wolf joined Lt. Governor John Fetterman as he announced that he will be launching a statewide listening tour to hear from Pennsylvanians about the possibility of legalizing recreational marijuana.
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1/24/2019

Lieutenant Governor Announces Statewide Recreational Marijuana Legalization Listening Tour
 
Harrisburg, PA - Today Governor Tom Wolf joined Lt. Governor John Fetterman as he announced that he will be launching a statewide listening tour to hear from Pennsylvanians about the possibility of legalizing recreational marijuana. Tour dates will be released in the next few weeks and Fetterman has committed to visiting every county in the commonwealth.
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1/21/2019

Governor and Lt. Governor Celebrate Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. at Events in Philadelphia
 
Governor Tom Wolf and Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman today celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. by participating in a day of service event and national bell ringing ceremony, both in Philadelphia.
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1/21/2019

Governor and Lt. Governor Celebrate Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. at Events in Philadelphia
 
Governor Tom Wolf and Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman today celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. by participating in a day of service event and national bell ringing ceremony, both in Philadelphia.
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1/18/2019

Auditor General DePasquale Urges Pennsylvanians to Support Food Banks as Federal Shutdown's Impact on Workers, Families Worsens
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today urged Pennsylvanians to support local food banks to help individuals and families who are struggling as a result of the federal government shutdown.
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1/18/2019

Auditor General DePasquale Urges Pennsylvanians to Support Food Banks as Federal Shutdown's Impact on Workers, Families Worsens
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today urged Pennsylvanians to support local food banks to help individuals and families who are struggling as a result of the federal government shutdown.
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1/18/2019

Pennsylvania Preparing Aggressive Statewide Response in Advance of Weekend Storm
 
With an intense winter storm expected to bring heavy snow, high winds, sleet and freezing rain across the state through this weekend, Governor Tom Wolf today signed a state of emergency declaration to allow for increased assistance with storm-related needs. The commonwealth also will impose speed restrictions and a ban on all commercial traffic, including buses on most interstates and the Pennsylvania Turnpike. State officials urge motorists to use caution during the storm, postpone travel if possible, reduce speeds and be aware of the potential for rapidly changing weather and roadway conditions.
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1/18/2019

Pennsylvania Preparing Aggressive Statewide Response in Advance of Weekend Storm
 
Harrisburg, PA - With an intense winter storm expected to bring heavy snow, high winds, sleet and freezing rain across the state through this weekend, Governor Tom Wolf today signed a state of emergency declaration to allow for increased assistance with storm-related needs. The commonwealth also will impose speed restrictions and a ban on all commercial traffic, including buses on most interstates and the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
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1/17/2019

Wolf Administration Highlights How State's Worker Training Program Assisted More Than 145,000 Businesses, Workers
 
Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Executive Deputy Secretary Scott Dunkelberger joined company executives at USA Spares, a machine design shop in Carlisle, Cumberland County, to highlight how the company and its employees have benefitted from the Workforce and Economic Development Network of Pennsylvania (WEDnet) worker training program. The program provides training to a company's existing workers, which strengthens the company's workforce and equips workers with the skills they need to grow in their careers.
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1/17/2019

Wolf Administration Highlights How State's Worker Training Program Assisted More Than 145,000 Businesses, Workers
 
Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Executive Deputy Secretary Scott Dunkelberger joined company executives at USA Spares, a machine design shop in Carlisle, Cumberland County, to highlight how the company and its employees have benefitted from the Workforce and Economic Development Network of Pennsylvania (WEDnet) worker training program. The program provides training to a company's existing workers, which strengthens the company's workforce and equips workers with the skills they need to grow in their careers.
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1/17/2019

Auditor General DePasquale Announces Plans for Special Report on Criminal Justice Reform in Pennsylvania
 
Citing a need for taking a commonsense approach to making sure the punishment fits the crime, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today announced plans to produce a special report on the benefits to society and savings to taxpayers resulting from criminal justice reform.
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1/17/2019

Auditor General DePasquale Announces Plans for Special Report on Criminal Justice Reform in Pennsylvania
 
HARRISBURG - Citing a need for taking a commonsense approach to making sure the punishment fits the crime, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today announced plans to produce a special report on the benefits to society and savings to taxpayers resulting from criminal justice reform.
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