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2/14/2019

Governor Wolf Unveils Historic Funding Proposal for PA Agriculture
 
Governor Tom Wolf today joined Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding to unveil the PA Farm Bill, an historic proposal to provide support for and continued investments in the commonwealth's agriculture industry. The proposal, which has already gained bipartisan support, was modeled after the governor's six-point plan to cultivate future generations of Pennsylvania's agriculture industry.
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2/14/2019

Governor Wolf Unveils Historic Funding Proposal for PA Agriculture
 
Governor Tom Wolf today joined Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding to unveil the PA Farm Bill, an historic proposal to provide support for and continued investments in the commonwealth's agriculture industry.
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2/14/2019

Governor Wolf on Parkland Anniversary: 'We must do more'
 
Governor Tom Wolf marked the anniversary of the Parkland shooting that sparked unprecedented civic engagement by students, parents, and safety advocates across Pennsylvania and the nation.
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2/14/2019

Auditor General DePasquale: 1 in 5 School Districts Still Need to Create or Update Policies on Reporting Child Abuse. Because of department's efforts, 38 more schools updated or created policies to comply with law.
 
HARRISBURG - Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said 244,000 students across Pennsylvania attend school districts that lack updated policies on reporting child abuse, based on a review by his staff. One district - Susquenita in Perry County - remained without any policy as of Feb. 1, 2019.
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2/14/2019

Auditor General DePasquale: 1 in 5 School Districts Still Need to Create or Update Policies on Reporting Child Abuse Because of department's efforts, 38 more schools updated or created policies to comply with law HARRISBURG
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said 244,000 students across Pennsylvania attend school districts that lack updated policies on reporting child abuse, based on a review by his staff. One district - Susquenita in Perry County - remained without any policy as of Feb. 1, 2019.
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1/24/2019

Lieutenant Governor Announces Statewide Recreational Marijuana Legalization Listening Tour
 
Harrisburg, PA - Today Governor Tom Wolf joined Lt. Governor John Fetterman as he announced that he will be launching a statewide listening tour to hear from Pennsylvanians about the possibility of legalizing recreational marijuana. Tour dates will be released in the next few weeks and Fetterman has committed to visiting every county in the commonwealth.
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2/11/2019

Lieutenant Governor Holds First Stop of Statewide Recreational Marijuana Legalization Listening Tour
 
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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2/11/2019

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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