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4/24/2017

Governor Wolf, State Treasurer Torsella Discuss Passive Investments, Saving Taxpayer Dollars
 
Today, Governor Wolf joined State Treasurer Torsella to host a press conference at the Capitol about SERS and PSERS Passive Investments. The two discussed the benefits of reducing investment costs by moving away from Wall Street money managers, implementing administrative efficiencies, and increasing savings opportunities.
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4/21/2017

Pennsylvania Tax Amnesty Program Underway Until June 19
 
The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue today announced the launch of a Tax Amnesty program. Eligible individuals and businesses can apply now through June 19, 2017 to pay past-due state taxes and have all penalties and half of the interest waived.
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4/21/2017

Governor Wolf Announces 79 Projects to Receive DEP Environmental Education Grants
 
Governor Tom Wolf announced today that 79 projects statewide are receiving almost $1.2 million in Environmental Education Grants from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in 2017. 'Through the DEP Environmental Education Grants, Pennsylvanians of all ages gain knowledge of the natural world, appreciation for the importance of a healthy environment, and an understanding of the need for environmental protection and sound resource management,' said Governor Wolf.
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4/21/2017

Gov. Wolf Urges Seniors to Protect Themselves Against Financial Fraud
 
Governor Tom Wolf today joined Department of Banking and Securities Secretary Robin L. Wiessmann and Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne to discuss measures the Wolf Administration has taken to help protect senior citizens from financial scams and fraud.
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4/19/2017

Attorney General Shapiro: Major organized crime ring fraudulently obtained thousands of PA license plates in schemes spanning multiple states
 
Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced criminal charges against a dozen people accused of taking part in a major organized crime ring that fraudulently obtained more than a thousand Pennsylvania license plates and used them to fuel a massive criminal enterprise involving automobiles in multiple states.
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4/18/2017

Governor Wolf Announces 'It's On Us PA' Legislation
 
As part of his 'It's On Us PA' campaign to protect Pennsylvania students from a nationwide epidemic of sexual violence, Governor Tom Wolf today announced the introduction of six new pieces of legislation.
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4/18/2017

Governor Wolf's Statement on Pennsylvania State Police Pursuit of Steve Stephens
 
Governor Wolf released the following statement on the Pennsylvania State Police's pursuit of Steve Stephens
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4/17/2017

Governor Wolf, Families, Advocates Celebrate One-Year Anniversary of Legalizing Medical Marijuana
 
Today, Governor Wolf was joined by families, advocates, members of his administration, and a group of lawmakers to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the signing of Senate Bill 3, legalizing medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.
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4/17/2017

Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf Join Pre-K for PA to Host Easter Egg Hunt at the Governor's Residence, Highlight the Need to Invest in High-Quality Early Childhood Education
 
Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf were joined today by preschoolers from Harrisburg-area pre-kindergarten centers and members of the Pre-K for PA campaign for an Easter Egg Hunt at the Governor's Residence in Harrisburg. During the event, the Governor reiterated his commitment to investing in high-quality early childhood education.
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4/14/2017

Physician General Partners with Agricultural Community Leaders to Highlight the Opioid Epidemic's Impact on Rural Pennsylvanians
 
Today, Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine visited Weis Markets in Mifflintown, Juniata County, to discuss the opioid epidemic's effects on agricultural and rural communities and underscore the Wolf Administration's efforts in fighting this devastating public health crisis in Pennsylvania.
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4/13/2017

Auditor General DePasquale Offers to Help General Assembly Improve Transparency, Openness by Reviewing Fiscal Operations
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said today he is offering his department's services to leaders of the Senate and House to help increase transparency and openness in light of the recent limited audit revealing a surplus of $118.4 million in legislative accounts.
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4/12/2017

Governor Wolf Recognizes Recipients of 2017 Governor's Awards for Local Government Excellence
 
Governor Tom Wolf today recognized municipalities and local government officials for their dedication and commitment to strengthen their communities and better serve their residents.
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4/12/2017

Governor Wolf Announces DCNR Rangers, Managers will Carry Naloxone to Combat Opioid Overdoses
 
Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is equipping state park and state forest rangers, managers and assistant managers with life-saving naloxone to minimize opioid overdose fatalities, especially in rural settings such as state parks and state forests where police and first responders may not be readily available.
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4/12/2017

Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced new criminal charges against a Lackawanna County man for improper storage, disposal and record keeping of hazardous wastes at a Northeast Pennsylvania site where a major fire occurred in 2014.
 
Attorney General Shapiro announced felony charges for environmental crimes are being filed tomorrow against Eric Spatt, 53, former owner of the Scranton Cooperage in Jessup, PA. The Attorney General made today's announcement at a news conference in Jessup near where the fire took place.
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4/10/2017

Attorney General Josh Shapiro: $5 Million Heroin Pipeline from NY to York to Altoona Shut Down
 
Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced criminal charges against 15 people for their roles in a drug pipeline that distributed and sold 15,000 bricks of heroin in York and Blair counties over a two-year period. The heroin sold for approximately $5 million.
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