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3/3/2016

PA TREASURY'S INAUGURAL SMALL BUSINESS INITIATIVE EVENT TO FEATURE 'SHARK TANK' WINNER
 
Gregory Coleman, co-founder and chief operating officer of Nexercise, Inc., who recently scored the largest tech startup funding in the history of the ABC television show, 'Shark Tank,' will be the keynote speaker at the Pennsylvania Treasury Department's inaugural Small Business Initiative (SBI) event on March 11, 2016 at Drexel University's LeBow College of Business. Registration for that event is available at www.patreasury.gov/sbi.
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3/2/2016

Check for Winning Instant Tickets with PA Lottery Mobile App
 
The Pennsylvania Lottery's official mobile app now allows players to scan
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3/2/2016

Check for Winning Instant Tickets with PA Lottery Mobile App
 
Middletown, PA - The Pennsylvania Lottery's official mobile app now allows players to scan instant game tickets to see if they have won a prize.
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3/1/2016

Wolf Administration Recognizes Police Departments, Individual Officers for Carrying Naloxone
 
The Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) today recognized more than 300 municipal police departments, the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) and hundreds of individual police officers who have reversed more than 600 opioid overdoses in little more than one year.
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3/1/2016

Wolf Administration Recognizes Police Departments, Individual Officers for Carrying Naloxone
 
The Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) today recognized more than 300 municipal police departments, the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) and hundreds of individual police officers who have reversed more than 600 opioid overdoses in little more than one year.
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3/1/2016

Grand jury: Hundreds of children sexually abused by priests in Altoona-Johnstown diocese
 
A statewide investigating grand jury has determined that hundreds of children were sexually abused over a period of at least 40 years by priests or religious leaders assigned to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.
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3/1/2016

Grand jury: Hundreds of children sexually abused by priests in Altoona-Johnstown diocese
 
A statewide investigating grand jury has determined that hundreds of children were sexually abused over a period of at least 40 years by priests or religious leaders assigned to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane's office announced today.
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2/29/2016

Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera Announces Partnership For School Bullying Prevention Helpline
 
Education Secretary Pedro Rivera visited Marshall Math Science Academy in Harrisburg, and visited with teachers and students.
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2/29/2016

Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera Announces Partnership For School Bullying Prevention Helpline
 
Harrisburg, PA - Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera today announced a partnership with the Highmark Foundation and the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention to operate the Department of Education's Bullying Prevention Consultation helpline
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2/26/2016

Muncy SCI Child Resource Center Unveiling
 
Corrections Secretary John Wetzel, along with Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas visited Muncy SCI for the unveiling of Muncy's Child Resource Center. It highlights the fact that we are placing resource information in all State Correction Institution visiting areas to serve as a one-stop-shop for caregivers who are caring for children of incarcerated individuals. This is a joint effort between the DOC, DHS and DOE.
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2/26/2016

State Officials Push for Pre-K Education Funding
 
Muncy, PA - Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel today joined state and local officials at the State Correctional Institution at Muncy to push lawmakers to take action on the state budget to ensure early childhood education opportunities for Pennsylvania's children. He was joined by Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas, DHS Deputy Secretary Michelle Figlar and state Representative Patty Kim.
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2/24/2016

Governor Wolf announces he has treatable prostate cancer.
 
Governor Tom Wolf announces he has treatable prostate cancer.
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2/24/2016

Governor Wolf Statement on Treatable Cancer Diagnosis
 
Governor Wolf recently learned he has a treatable form of prostate cancer. The governor released the following statement this morning.
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2/18/2016

Pennsylvania Leaders Launch Public Safety Initiative to Tackle Drivers of Cost, Incarceration, and Recidivism
 
Governor and Pennsylvania Leaders Launch Public Safety Initiative to Tackle Drivers of Cost, Incarceration, and Recidivism
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2/18/2016

Pennsylvania Leaders Launch Public Safety Initiative to Tackle Drivers of Cost, Incarceration, and Recidivism
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf and leaders from both political parties and all three branches of government today launched an extensive review of the state's criminal justice system as part of a new Justice Reinvestment Initiative designed to reduce ineffective corrections spending and invest those savings in proven public safety strategies.
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