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4/16/2015

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission announced that it will launch a major safety initiative to urge motorists to slow down in work zones.
 
The campaign - which comes less than a year after Turnpike maintenance employee Bill McGuigan was killed in a Chester County work zone - will tout "Operation Orange Squeeze," where state troopers conduct speed enforcement from construction vehicles inside work areas.
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4/15/2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2015 Governor Wolf Continues 'Jobs that Pay' Tour at the Energy Technology Education Center
 
Lycoming Co, PA - Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf visited the Energy Technology Education Center (ShaleTEC). During his visit, Governor Wolf discussed his 2015 - 2016 budget proposal, which contains a significant investment in workforce development and a boost in funding f or Pennsylvania's most successful, in - demand public post - secondary programs that work to meet the needs of regional and statewide employers.
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4/15/2015

Governor Wolf Continues 'Jobs that Pay' Tour at the Energy Technology Education Center
 
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf visited the Energy Technology Education Center (ShaleTEC). During his visit, Governor Wolf discussed his 2015-2016 budget proposal, which contains a significant investment in workforce development and a boost in funding for Pennsylvania's most successful, in-demand public post-secondary programs that work to meet the needs of regional and statewide employers.
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4/9/2015

TRAINING TO PREVENT CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES PROVEN EFFECTIVE; SUE PATERNO URGES BROAD ADOPTION NATIONWIDE
 
A new child sexual abuse prevention-training program aimed at helping to create a culture of prevention on college campuses is now available for colleges and universities nationwide after a successful two-year pilot program between Stop it Now! and Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. Deborah Donovan Rice, Project Director for the Circles of Safety for Higher Education, today presented the findings to the State System's Board of Governors at its quarterly meeting. In attendance was Sue Paterno, who personally funded nearly the entire $220,000 cost of the pilot program and who is urging college campuses nationwide to consider adopting the training.
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4/9/2015

TRAINING TO PREVENT CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES PROVEN EFFECTIVE; SUE PATERNO URGES BROAD ADOPTION NATIONWIDE
 
- A new child sexual abuse prevention-training program aimed at helping to create a culture of prevention on college campuses is now available for colleges and universities nationwide.
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4/7/2015

Pennsylvania State Police to Carry Life-saving Naloxone to Combat Heroin and Opioid Overdoses
 
The Wolf Administration today announced that the Pennsylvania State Police would begin carrying the important life-saving opioid overdose reversal antidote, naloxone.
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3/31/2015

Governor Wolf holds Facebook Town Hall
 
Governor Tom Wolf held a Facebook Town Hall meeting live on his 2015-2016 budget. Facebook users and followers were invited to ask the governor questions about his budget proposal and key initiatives - jobs that pay, schools that teach, and government that works - by posting a comment on the announcement on Facebook.
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3/31/2015

Governor Wolf holds Facebook Town Hall
 
Facebook users and followers were invited to ask the governor questions about his budget proposal and key initiatives - jobs that pay, schools that teach, and government that works
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3/31/2015

Governor Wolf holds Facebook Town Hall - Entire Event
 
Governor Tom Wolf held a Facebook Town Hall meeting live on his 2015-2016 budget. Facebook users and followers were invited to ask the governor questions about his budget proposal and key initiatives - jobs that pay, schools that teach, and government that works - by posting a comment on the announcement on Facebook.
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3/30/2015

Learn more about the National Civil War Museum
 
Harrisburg, PA
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3/27/2015

Governor Wolf Speaks to Young Leaders During 'Schools That Teach Tour' Stop in Lebanon
 
Governor Tom Wolf continued his 'Schools That Teach Tour' today in Lebanon, where he spoke to young leaders about the importance of their commitment to service. He also stressed how his 2015-2016 budget makes historic public education investments and how it will help students prepare for college and the workforce.
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3/27/2015

Governor Wolf Speaks to Young Leaders During "Schools That Teach Tour" Stop in Lebanon
 
Governor Tom Wolf continued his "Schools That Teach Tour" today in Lebanon, where he spoke to young leaders about the importance of their commitment to service.
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3/20/2015

PennDOT, Safety Partners Mark National Work Zone Awareness Week
 
Harrisburg, PA - With National Work Zone Awareness Week occurring March 23-27, Acting PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards today joined representatives from the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors (APC), the American Traffic Safety Services Organization (ATSSA), and various traffic-control companies for an event in Harrisburg calling on motorists to drive safely in work zones and be mindful of the people behind the cones.
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3/20/2015

PennDOT, Safety Partners Mark National Work Zone Awareness Week, Urge Safety as Construction Season Begins Online Campaign Features Workers 'Behind the Cones'
 
Harrisburg, PA - With National Work Zone Awareness Week occurring March 23-27, Acting PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards today joined representatives from the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors (APC), the American Traffic Safety Services Organization (ATSSA), and various traffic-control companies for an event in Harrisburg calling on motorists to drive safely in work zones and be mindful of the people behind the cones.
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3/12/2015

Plastics in PA
 
Pennsylvania shale gas is driving down energy costs and opening new opportunities for manufacturers. Thanks to abundant natural gas reserves, plastics manufacturers enjoy lower costs and expanded opportunities in the medical, food, automotive, recreation, consumer products, and construction fields.
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