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1/23/2016

Winter Storm Update
 
Governor Tom Wolf gives a winter storm update.
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1/23/2016

Governor Wolf, PEMA Director Rick Flinn, and State Meteorologist Jeff Jumper Gave a Winter Storm Update
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Director Rick Flinn and State Meteorologist Jeff Jumper gave a winter storm update.
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1/22/2016

PEMA Director Rick Flinn and State Meteorologist Jeff Jumper Will Give a Winter Storm Update
 
Today, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Director Rick Flinn and State Meteorologist Jeff Jumper will give a winter storm update.
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1/21/2016

Wolf Administration Officials Unveil Strategy to Meet Federal Clean Water Standards and Restore Health of Chesapeake Bay Watershed
 
Officials from the state Departments of Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources and Environmental Protection will join with industry partners to announce comprehensive efforts to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The new plan, developed jointly by the Pennsylvania departments as well as the State Conservation Commission and other stakeholders, will bring renewed focus to the state's efforts to help protect the Chesapeake Bay. The plan will rely on a mix of technical and financial assistance, technology, expanded data gathering, improved program coordination and capacity, and - when necessary - stronger enforcement and compliance measures.
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1/21/2016

Pennsylvania Unveils Comprehensive Strategy to Improve Water Quality in state and Chesapeake Bay Watershed
 
Elizabethtown, PA - After 30 years of work that has prevented millions of pounds of pollutants from reaching Pennsylvania's waterways and the Chesapeake Bay, the commonwealth continues to face immense pressure from the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to improve water quality. In order to meet those obligations, Pennsylvania today unveiled a comprehensive strategy to 'reboot' the state's efforts to improve water quality in the commonwealth and the bay.
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1/21/2016

Governor Wolf Announces Plans to Improve Harrisburg Transportation Center
 
Governor Tom Wolf today announced plans for improvements to the Harrisburg Transportation Center and surrounding areas. The governor was joined by PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards and Mayor Eric Papenfuse.
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1/21/2016

Winter Storm Update
 
Governor Wolf and officials from the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, Pennsylvania State Police, and Departments of Health and Transportation share an update on state preparations for the winter storm expected to bring snow to much of the state this weekend, and what citizens can do to prepare.
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1/21/2016

Governor Wolf, State Officials Provide Update on Winter Storm Preparations, Resident Safety
 
Governor Tom Wolf and state officials are urging Pennsylvanians to pay close attention to weather forecasts and take steps to be ready for the first snowstorm of 2016,
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1/20/2016

Governor Wolf Announces Avoided Costs, Waste Prevention as Result of Significant Reduction in SNAP Error Rate
 
Governor Tom Wolf joined the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) today to announce a significant reduction in the error rate of the administration of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This is the latest success in the Wolf Administration's 'Government that Works' effort to spearhead initiatives that save costs, reduce waste, improve efficiency, and reform government programs.
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1/20/2016

Governor Wolf Announces Avoided Costs, Waste Prevention as Result of Significant Reduction in SNAP Error Rate
 
Lancaster, PA -- Governor Tom Wolf joined the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) today to announce a significant reduction in the error rate of the administration of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This is the latest success in the Wolf Administration's 'Government that Works' effort to spearhead initiatives that save costs, reduce waste, improve efficiency, and reform government programs.
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1/19/2016

PA Prison Population Records Decrease
 
Pennsylvania State Prison Population Records Largest Decrease in 40 Years
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1/19/2016

Pennsylvania State Prison Population Records Largest Decrease in 40 Years
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf and Corrections Secretary John Wetzel announced today that Pennsylvania's state inmate population decreased by nearly 850 inmates in 2015, which represents the greatest one-year decline in population over the last 40 years. Today's announcement is the capstone to a year of accomplishment for the system under Governor Wolf's leadership. DOC has made smart population and recidivism reduction as well as creating efficiencies to save taxpayer dollars even greater priorities
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1/19/2016

Insurance Commissioner Announces Proposed Solution to Protect Health Care Consumers from Surprise Balance Bills; Asks for Public Comment
 
Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller today announced a proposed solution to protect health care consumers from surprise balance bills and is soliciting public comment on the proposal.
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1/11/2016

Free Flu Vaccines and 'Hands-Only' CPR Demonstrations
 
Free Flu Vaccines and 'Hands-Only' CPR Demonstrations Offered by Department of Health during Pennsylvania's 100th Farm Show
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1/11/2016

Free Flu Vaccines and 'Hands-Only' CPR Demonstrations Offered by Department of HealthduringPennsylvania's100th FarmShow
 
Harrisburg, PA - The Pennsylvania Department of Health is providing free influenza vaccinations and 'Hands-Only' CPR demonstrationsduringthestate's100th FarmShow.No appointments are needed to receive the flu vaccines, which will be available, while supplies last, January 9-15 from 10 AM to 6 PM and on January 16 from 10 AM to 5 PM. The 'Hands-Only' CPR demonstrations will occur daily.
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