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2/1/2017

Groundbreaking PA Treasury Transparency Website Feature Allows Taxpayers to Track General Fund Balance for the First Time
 
Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today unveiled a new, groundbreaking transparency website feature that for the first time allows Pennsylvania taxpayers to access up-to-date information on the state's General Fund, which serves as the state's checkbook. The portal (www.patreasury.gov/transparency) tracks the current balance of the General Fund, compares monthly and annual revenues and expenditures and illustrates how Treasury's line of credit prevents the fund from falling into the negative.
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1/31/2017

Governor Wolf Announces $10 Million Budget Proposal to Increase Overdose Antidote Access for First Responders, Law Enforcement
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that his proposed 2017-2018 budget will include $10 million to provide live-saving Naloxone to first responders and law enforcement across the state. The money will be available through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.
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1/31/2017

Governor Wolf Announces $10 Million Budget Proposal to Increase Overdose Antidote Access for First Responders, Law Enforcement
 
Governor Wolf, along with Attorney General Josh Shapiro, PCCD Chairman Charles Ramsey, and Commissioner Valerie Arkoosh host a press conference in Norristown to announce a major budget initiative to fight the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania.
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1/30/2017

Auditor General DePasquale Speaks Against Attack on Medicaid Expansion, President Trump's Un-American and Reckless Executive Order
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today held a news conference in the state Capitol to express his dismay and outrage at actions in Washington that will directly impact all Pennsylvanians.
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1/30/2017

Auditor General DePasquale Speaks Against Attack on Medicaid Expansion, President Trump's Un-American and Reckless Executive Order
 
Says both initiatives will have negative impact on Pennsylvania residents, businesses, universities
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1/29/2017

Governor Wolf on Travel Ban Executive Order: 'This Is Not Who We Are'
 
Philadelphia, PA - Today, Governor Wolf met with the Assalis, whose family members are legal immigrants from Syria who were traveling to their new home in Allentown yesterday, but were detained and sent back to the Middle East following President Trump's executive order.
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1/29/2017

Governor Wolf on Travel Ban Executive Order: 'This Is Not Who We Are'
 
Philadelphia, PA - Today, Governor Wolf met with the Assalis, whose family members are legal immigrants from Syria who were traveling to their new home in Allentown yesterday, but were detained and sent back to the Middle East following President Trump's executive order.
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1/26/2017

Auditor General DePasquale, Williamsport Girl Begin Nationwide Change.org Petition Calling for All States to Fund Rape Kit Testing
 
Meet Madison Wertz. Madison is an 11-year-old sixth-grader at Lycoming Valley Intermediate School near Williamsport. And for the last 10 months, she has been a passionate advocate for ending Pennsylvania's backlog of untested rape kits.
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1/26/2017

Auditor General DePasquale, Williamsport Girl Begin Nationwide Change.org Petition Calling for All States to Fund Rape Kit Testing
 
HARRISBURG - Meet Madison Wertz. Madison is an 11-year-old sixth-grader at Lycoming Valley Intermediate School near Williamsport. And for the last 10 months, she has been a passionate advocate for ending Pennsylvania's backlog of untested rape kits.
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1/23/2017

Auditor General DePasquale health care press conference
 
Auditor General DePasquale, Treasurer Torsella Warn of Health Care, Fiscal Impacts if Medicaid Expansion Eliminated
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1/23/2017

Auditor General DePasquale, Treasurer Torsella Warn of Health Care,
 
More than 675,000, mostly rural, Pennsylvanians could be at risk and the state's billion dollar plus structural budget could be increased even more
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1/17/2017

At Swearing-In, New PA Treasurer Joe Torsella Calls for Accountability, Transparency and Innovation with Bipartisan Support
 
After taking the oath of office at Camp Curtin Academy, a Harrisburg, PA public middle school, Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella called for a commitment to government that is accountable, transparent and uses technology and innovation to financially empower all Pennsylvanians.
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1/17/2017

Swearing-In, New PA Treasurer Joe Torsella Calls for Accountability, Transparency and Innovation with Bipartisan Support
 
HARRISBURG - After taking the oath of office at Camp Curtin Academy, a Harrisburg, PA public middle school, Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella called for a commitment to government that is accountable, transparent and uses technology and innovation to financially empower all Pennsylvanians. Torsella swore the oath on a Bible that belonged to Pennsylvania Founder, William Penn stressing that the commonwealth will have a Treasurer who is not just honest and accountable, but who also helps more working Pennsylvanians save for retirement, more families save for college and who uses our common resources to build our common future.
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1/17/2017

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale Sworn in for Second Term
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale was sworn in today for his second term. In his second term, DePasquale pledged to focus on protecting children, continuing to call for the testing of all untested rape kits, and supporting efforts to combat the opioid crisis. Since beginning his first term as Pennsylvania's 51st auditor general in 2013, DePasquale revolutionized the office's role by relentlessly exposing ways government is failing Pennsylvanians and aggressively pushing for sensible solutions. His work already exposed more than $320 million and counting in misspent or potentially recoverable state money.
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1/17/2017

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale Sworn in for Second Term
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale was sworn in today for his second term. In his second term, DePasquale pledged to focus on protecting children, continuing to call for the testing of all untested rape kits, and supporting efforts to combat the opioid crisis
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