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11/30/2018

Wolf Administration Receives $10 Million from Bloomberg Philanthropies to Fight Opioid Epidemic in Pennsylvania
 
Pennsylvania has been selected as the first state to participate in a groundbreaking initiative from Bloomberg Philanthropies designed to strengthen state and local opioid prevention and treatment efforts. Governor Tom Wolf accepted a $10 million grant this morning from Michael Bloomberg - founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies and World Health Organization (WHO) Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases - at the inaugural Bloomberg American Health Summit in Washington, D.C. Governor Wolf was a featured speaker at the event, describing his administration's approach to reduce the number of Pennsylvanians addicted to opioids.
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11/27/2018

Auditor Releases Firearm Safety Special Report, Calls for Community Approach to Making Pennsylvania Safer General DePasquale
 
HARRISBURG - Calling for a community approach to saving lives, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today released his special report on firearm safety outlining new ways in which Pennsylvania can curb deaths and injuries without changing existing laws.
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11/21/2018

Wolf Administration Provides Year-End Update on Spotted Lanternfly, Encourages Hunters to Take Action
 
Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) provided a year-end update on the state's efforts to control the spread of the Spotted Lanternfly, and joined the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC), and State Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks) to encourage hunters to take action by scraping Spotted Lanternfly egg masses while they are out hunting.
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11/21/2018

Wolf Administration Provides Year-End Update on Spotted Lanternfly, Encourages Hunters to Take Action
 
Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) provided a year-end update on the state's efforts to control the spread of the Spotted Lanternfly, and joined the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC), and State Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks) to encourage hunters to take action by scraping Spotted Lanternfly egg masses while they are out hunting.
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11/21/2018

Wolf Administration Reminds High School Students to Enter 'Innovations Challenge'
 
With the December 31 entry deadline quickly approaching, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) are reminding high school students grades 9-12 to submit their entries for PennDOT's Innovations Challenge.
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11/20/2018

Pennsylvania Hunters Working Together to Provide Donated Venison to Help Feed Hungry
 
Thanks to record-breaking donations of deer meat from Pennsylvania hunters, generous donors, and a helping hand from the Wolf Administration, the state's charitable food system will provide more than half a million servings of ground venison through food banks, soup kitchens, and pantries throughout the commonwealth.
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11/20/2018

Pennsylvania Hunters Working Together to Provide Donated Venison to Help Feed Hungry
 
Thanks to record-breaking donations of deer meat from Pennsylvania hunters, generous donors, and a helping hand from the Wolf Administration, the state's charitable food system will provide more than half a million servings of ground venison through food banks, soup kitchens, and pantries throughout the commonwealth.
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11/20/2018

Wolf Administration Reminds High School Students to Enter 'Innovations Challenge'
 
With the December 31 entry deadline quickly approaching, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) are reminding high school students grades 9-12 to submit their entries for PennDOT's Innovations Challenge. This year's challenge asks students to look at innovative methods, aside from laws and educational campaigns that can be developed in the next five to 10 years to get drivers to slow down in work zones.
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11/20/2018

State Fire Commissioner: Tips to Avoid Turkey Frying Accidents
 
As Thanksgiving is just days away, Pennsylvanians across the commonwealth are dusting off their turkey fryers and preparing to deep fry a home-cooked meal. While a tasty alternative to the traditional oven-roasting method, turkey fryers potentially pose significant risks to personal safety and property.
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11/20/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Calls for Stronger Efforts to Keep Unsafe Toys Off of Store Shelves, Urges Parents to be Vigilant
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today hosted PennPIRG for the release of its 33 rd annual Trouble in Toyland report o n toys that could pose hazards to children, and called for renewed efforts to quickly get dangerous toys out of stores
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11/20/2018

Auditor General DePasquale Calls for Stronger Efforts to Keep Unsafe Toys Off of Store Shelves, Urges Parents to be Vigilant
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today hosted PennPIRG for the release of its 33rd annual Trouble in Toyland report on toys that could pose hazards to children, and called for renewed efforts to quickly get dangerous toys out of stores.
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11/19/2018

Wolf Administration Reminds Drivers to Buckle Up, Drive Sober During Holiday Travel Period
 
As Pennsylvanians look ahead to Thanksgiving and the beginning of the busy holiday travel season, representatives from safety partners Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission gathered at Turnpike Commission headquarters to stress the importance of seat belts and sober driving during the holidays.
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11/19/2018

Wolf Administration Reminds Drivers to Buckle Up, Drive Sober During Holiday Travel Period
 
As Pennsylvanians look ahead to Thanksgiving and the beginning of the busy holiday travel season, representatives from safety partners Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission gathered at Turnpike Commission headquarters to stress the importance of seat belts and sober driving during the holidays.
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11/16/2018

Capitol Complex to Save $1.2 Million Annually from Energy Project
 
Department of General Services (DGS) Secretary Curt Topper today kicked off an $18 million energy efficiency program in the Capitol Complex that will generate an estimated $1.2 million in annual savings. Secretary Topper was joined by Troy Geanopulos, CEO of The Efficiency Network (TEN) for the kick-off.
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11/16/2018

Capitol Complex to Save $1.2 Million Annually from Energy Project
 
Department of General Services (DGS) Secretary Curt Topper today kicked off an $18 million energy efficiency program in the Capitol Complex that will generate an estimated $1.2 million in annual savings. Secretary Topper was joined by Troy Geanopulos, CEO of The Efficiency Network (TEN) for the kick-off.
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