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2/11/2019

Lieutenant Governor Holds First Stops of Statewide Recreational Marijuana Legalization Listening Tour
 
Harrisburg, PA - Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman held the launch of his statewide listening tour to gather input from Pennsylvanians about the possibility of legalizing recreational marijuana.
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2/8/2019

Human Services Secretary Highlights Medicaid Expansion Results on PA 4th Anniversary
 
Harrisburg, PA - Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today marked the fourth anniversary of Governor Tom Wolf's Medicaid expansion by releasing a Medicaid data dashboard and updated Medicaid expansion report highlighting data trends and the impacts of Medicaid coverage. Since 2015, more than 1 in 10 Pennsylvanians have been covered at some point because of Medicaid expansion, which currently provides coverage for nearly 700,000 Pennsylvanians.
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2/8/2019

Human Services Secretary Marks Fourth Anniversary of Medicaid Expansion in Pennsylvania, Highlights Impact of Medicaid on Pennsylvanians
 
Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today marked the fourth anniversary of Governor Tom Wolf expanding Medicaid by releasing a Medicaid data dashboard and updated Medicaid expansion report highlighting data trends and the impacts of Medicaid coverage. Since 2015, more than 1 in 10 Pennsylvanians have been covered at some point because of Medicaid expansion, which currently provides coverage for nearly 700,000 Pennsylvanians.
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2/8/2019

Governor Wolf: We Must Support Single Parents in Post-Secondary Education
 
Governor Tom Wolf today visited Misericordia University's Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children Program to outline his bold budget plan to create the strongest workforce in the nation. The governor's Statewide Workforce, Education, and Accountability Program (SWEAP) will provide opportunities for Pennsylvanians from birth to retirement, including $5 million in funding to support single parents in post-secondary education. Governor Wolf was joined by Representative Karen Boback, a Misericordia alumna.
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2/8/2019

Governor Wolf: We Must Support Single Parents in Post-Secondary Education
 
Governor Tom Wolf today visited Misericordia University's Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children Program to outline his bold budget plan to create the strongest workforce in the nation. The governor's Statewide Workforce, Education, and Accountability Program (SWEAP) will provide opportunities for Pennsylvanians from birth to retirement, including $5 million in funding to support single parents in post-secondary education. Governor Wolf was joined by Representative Karen Boback, a Misericordia alumna.
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2/7/2019

Governor Wolf Makes Case for Statewide Broadband to Support Education
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf visited Dover Area High School to highlight the need for statewide broadband access to increase educational opportunities for Pennsylvania's students.
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2/7/2019

Governor Wolf Makes Case for Statewide Broadband to Support Education
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf visited Dover Area High School to highlight the need for statewide broadband access to increase educational opportunities for Pennsylvania's students.
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2/7/2019

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Announces Legal Action Against UPMC for Violating Pennsylvan ia's Charities Laws Petition to modify Consent Decrees aims to restore fairness and promote the public interest in western Pennsylvania's healthcare system
 
PITTSBURGH - Attorney General Josh Shapiro today filed a petition in Commonwealth Court to modify the consent decrees governing the relationship between UPMC and Highmark, two of the largest hea lth care providers and insurers in the western Pennsylvania market. The petition requests that the Court impose modifications to protect and promote the public interest by ensuring that UPMC abides by its charitable obligations to the Commonwealth of Penn sylvania
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2/7/2019

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Announces Legal Action Against UPMC for Violating Pennsylvania's Charities Laws Petition to modify Consent Decrees aims to restore fairness and promote the public interest in western Pennsylvania's healthcare system
 
PITTSBURGH - Attorney General Josh Shapiro today filed a petition in Commonwealth Court to modify the consent decrees governing the relationship between UPMC and Highmark, two of the largest health care providers and insurers in the western Pennsylvania market. The petition requests that the Court impose modifications to protect and promote the public interest by ensuring that UPMC abides by its charitable obligations to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
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2/6/2019

Wolf Administration Urges Pennsylvanians to Support Local Food Banks in Wake of Partial Federal Government Shutdown
 
Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller and Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary for Market Development Cheryl Cook today joined the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and Feeding Pennsylvania to urge Pennsylvanians to support their local food banks following the partial federal government shutdown.
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2/6/2019

Wolf Administration Urges Pennsylvanians to Support Local Food Banks in Wake of Partial Federal Government Shutdown
 
Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller and Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary for Market Development Cheryl Cook today joined the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and Feeding Pennsylvania to urge Pennsylvanians to support their local food banks following the partial federal government shutdown.
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2/6/2019

Governor Wolf, Pittsburgh Penguins Announce PAsmart Grant to Expand Science and Technology Education
 
The day after unveiling a plan to create the strongest workforce in the nation, Governor Tom Wolf was joined by Pittsburgh Penguins President and CEO David Morehouse to announce a $442,000 PAsmart advancing grant has been awarded to the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation.
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2/6/2019

Governor Wolf, Pittsburgh Penguins Announce PAsmart Grant to Expand Science and Technology Education
 
The day after unveiling a plan to create the strongest workforce in the nation, Governor Tom Wolf was joined by Pittsburgh Penguins President and CEO David Morehouse to announce a $442,000 PAsmart advancing grant has been awarded to the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation. The state grant will help expand the foundation's STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) Lending Library to benefit thousands of students across western Pennsylvania.
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2/5/2019

Governor Wolf's Budget Goal: Create 'Strongest Workforce in the Nation'
 
With the commonwealth on a comeback, Governor Tom Wolf today outlined in his 2019-20 budget address a bold plan to move the commonwealth forward by building the strongest workforce in the nation that drives the strongest economy. With a comprehensive package of programs and an overhaul of policies, the Statewide Workforce, Education, and Accountability Program will provide opportunities for Pennsylvanians from birth to retirement.
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2/5/2019

Governor Wolf's Budget Goal: Create 'Strongest Workforce in the Nation'
 
Bold and sensible plan will rebuild Pennsylvania's economy and prioritize skills training from birth to retirement
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