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12/19/2018

Governor Wolf and Attorney General Shapiro Announce New Tool to Report Suspicious Prescription Drug Activity
 
Governor Tom Wolf and Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced the creation of a tool for reporting suspicious activity surrounding the prescribing or dispensing of prescription drugs, including opioids.
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12/18/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Hails Improved Accountability for Millions of Taxpayer Dollars Invested in Job Creation Cooperation helps bring needed changes
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said that the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) has made progress in accounting for the millions of taxpayer dollars spent on job-creation programs. Last summer, DePasquale promised to revisit his 2014 performance audit of DCED, which made 13 specific recommendations to provide a greater level of accountability, transparency and oversight in the state's job-creation incentive programs.
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12/14/2018

Governor Wolf Announces Gun Safety Bills Alongside Pittsburgh City Leaders
 
Governor Tom Wolf today joined Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, city leaders and advocates in announcing a package of commonsense gun safety measures that will be introduced to Pittsburgh City Council Tuesday.
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12/14/2018

Wolf Administration Outlines Importance of Naloxone Availability in State Parks, Forests
 
Today, in conjunction with Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now Week, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn and Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine joined Bureau of State Parks officials in discussing the importance of naloxone availability in Pennsylvania's state parks and forests.
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12/14/2018

Wolf Administration Outlines Importance of Naloxone Availability in State Parks, Forests
 
Today, in conjunction with Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now Week, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn and Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine joined Bureau of State Parks officials in discussing the importance of naloxone availability in Pennsylvania's state parks and forests.
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12/14/2018

Department of Aging Hosts Drug Take Back Event for STOP OVERDOSES IN PA: GET HELP NOW WEEK
 
The Department of Aging hosted a Drug Take Back Event today at DePietro's Pharmacy in Lackawanna County as part of Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now Week, a statewide initiative to get the overdose reversal medication naloxone to Pennsylvanians and get help for residents suffering from the disease of opioid-use disorder.
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12/14/2018

Department of Aging Hosts Drug Take Back Event for
 
The Department of Aging hosted a Drug Take Back Event today at DePietro's Pharmacy in Lackawanna County as part of Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now Week, a statewide initiative to get the overdose reversal medication naloxone to Pennsylvanians and get help for residents suffering from the disease of opioid-use disorder.
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12/14/2018

Governor Wolf Announces Gun Safety Bills Alongside Pittsburgh City Leaders
 
overnor Tom Wolf today joined Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, city leaders and advocates in announcing a package of commonsense gun safety measures that will be introduced to Pittsburgh City Council Tuesday.
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12/13/2018

Wolf Administration Announces Grandfamilies Workgroup for STOP OVERDOSES IN PA: GET HELP NOW WEEK
 
Today, Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne, Department of Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller, and Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine announced the formation of a Grandfamilies Workgroup as part of Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now Week, a statewide initiative to get the overdose reversal medication naloxone to Pennsylvanians and get help for residents suffering from the disease of opioid-use disorder. Grandfamilies are defined as kinship families in which children reside with or are being raised by grandparents, other extended family members, or adults with whom they have a close family-like relationship, such as godparents or close family friends.
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12/13/2018

 
Harrisburg, PA - Today, Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne, Department of Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller, and Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine announced the formation of a Grandfamilies Workgroup as part of Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now Week, a statewide initiative to get the overdose reversal medication naloxone to Pennsylvanians and get help for residents suffering from the disease of opioid-use disorder. Grandfamilies are defined as kinship families in which children reside with or are being raised by grandparents, other extended family members, or adults with whom they have a close family-like relationship, such as godparents or close family friends.
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12/12/2018

Corrections Officials Announce Plans to Expand Medication-Assisted Treatment as Part of Stop Overdoses in Pa: Get Help Now Week
 
An opiate-specific therapeutic community at the State Correctional Institution (SCI) at Laurel Highlands served as a backdrop today as Department of Corrections (DOC) officials announced plans to expand its Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) program. The announcement was part of Stop Overdoses in Pa.: Get Help Now Week.
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12/12/2018

Corrections Officials Announce Plans to
 
An opiate-specific therapeutic community at the State Correctional Institution (SCI) at Laurel Highlands served as a backdrop today as Department of Corrections (DOC) officials announced plans to expand its Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) program. The announcement was part of Stop Overdoses in Pa.: Get Help Now Week.
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12/12/2018

Governor Wolf Reminds Pennsylvanians of 2019 Health Insurance Enrollment Deadline
 
Governor Tom Wolf today reminded Pennsylvanians that the deadline to enroll in 2019 individual health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is Saturday, December 15.
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12/11/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Demands Increased Oversight of Pharmacy Benefit Managers that Impact Drug Prices
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today released a special report calling for action to reduce Medicaid prescription costs by increasing the transparency of how pharmacy benefit managers do business.
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12/11/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Demands Increased Oversight of Pharmacy Benefit Managers that Impact Drug Prices
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today released a special report calling for action to reduce Medicaid prescription costs by increasing the transparency of how pharmacy benefit managers do business.
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