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12/7/2016

Wolf Administration Teams Up to Support Families in Need this Holiday Season
 
Today, Governor Wolf and Lieutenant Governor Stack joined cabinet members for the 27th annual Holiday Wish Program gift drive in Harrisburg, which provides donated gifts to about 200 families and 100 seniors, a total of over 900 Pennsylvanians.
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12/6/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Says Gas Drilling Impact Fee Law Must Be Amended to Clarify Spending Guidelines, Improve Oversight
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said today a recent audit of the Public Utility Commission's (PUC) oversight of a fund to help alleviate the negative local effects of natural gas drilling demonstrates the need to correct the authorizing law's vague spending guidelines, poor reporting requirements, and lack of state oversight.
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12/5/2016

Physician General and Secretary of Drug and
 
Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine and Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs Gary Tennis filled prescriptions for naloxone, a life-saving overdose reversal drug, at Minnich's Pharmacy in York. The event demonstrated how everyone can use the standing order signed by Dr. Levine as a prescription to acquire naloxone at any pharmacy in the commonwealth. Dr. Levine and Secretary Tennis provided brief remarks on the importance of naloxone and how it can be used to save lives.
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12/1/2016

PA Department of Agriculture
 
Celebrating over two decades of service. Pennsylvania Animal Diagnostic Laboratory System (PADLS).
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11/22/2016

Attorney General Beemer: Review of emails shows no evidence of conspiracy in criminal justice system
 
HARRISBURG - Attorney General Bruce R. Beemer today announced that a review of more than six million emails and documents captured on Office of Attorney General servers showed no evidence of inappropriate communications that could impact the administration of justice in Pennsylvania.
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11/22/2016

Secretary Gary Tennis: Surgeon General's Report on Addiction Helps Galvanize Action in Opioid Epidemic
 
A new report on addiction released by the Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Vivek Murthy, will raise awareness and help galvanize action toward getting treatment for people with substance use disorder (SUD), said Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Secretary Gary Tennis.
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11/18/2016

Physician General Recognizes Student Winners of Annual Get Smart Art Competition
 
Pennsylvania's Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine today announced the winners of the fourth-annual statewide Get Smart Art Competition in observance of Get Smart About Antibiotics Week.
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11/17/2016

Auditor General DePasquale Prepared to Advance Efforts to Help Address State's Fiscal Woes; Outlines Second Term Agenda
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said today the state's financial challenges and voters' demand for change put greater importance on his office's fiscal watchdog role.
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11/16/2016

Incident Responders to PA Drivers: 'Steer Clear of Accident Scenes' First responders urge drivers to move over or slow down so they can do their jobs.
 
HARRISBURG, PA. (Nov. 16, 2016) - The men and women whose job it is to respond to roadway incidents throughout Pennsylvania are meeting in Harrisburg today to discuss ways to work together to improve how they prepare for and respond to roadway emergencies. Their appeal to motorists across the Commonwealth: Show your appreciation by moving over or slowing down for stopped emergency and maintenance personnel and equipment.
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11/16/2016

Department of Health Holding Vaccination Clinic
 
Dr. Loren Robinson, Health Deputy Secretary
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11/10/2016

Governor Wolf Launches Network of Care Site for Veterans, Active Military and their Families
 
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf today joined Adjutant General Anthony Carrelli and Secretary of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas to announce the launch of the Network of Care site for veterans, military members and their families, which seeks to centralize services and benefits available to them.
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11/8/2016

Remarks by Secretary of State Pedro A. Cortes
 
Secretary Cortes comments on this evenings election process throughout the Commonwealth.
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11/4/2016

PennDOT Reviews Preparations for Coming Winter Visit 511PA.com to Check Road Conditions before Leaving Home
 
Norristown, PA - With snow already visiting some areas of Pennsylvania, PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards today outlined the agency's plans for winter services and encouraged drivers to be prepared as well.
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11/4/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Law Legalizing Ride-Sharing Statewide
 
Governor Tom Wolf today made ride-sharing legal across the entire commonwealth by signing Senate Bill 984, which would enable services like Lyft and Uber to operate. In Philadelphia, where temporary legislative authority had expired and ride-sharing had been barred until today, the bill also allows for two-thirds of revenues received from ride-sharing will go to the school district.
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11/4/2016

Governor Wolf Signs Bill Prohibiting State from Contracting with Businesses that Boycott Israel
 
Governor Tom Wolf signed HB 2107, sponsored by Representative Matt Baker, which prohibits the commonwealth from contracting with any company or organization that engages in an economic boycott against Israel. The movement to engage in these kinds of boycotts, called Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions, or BSD, has actively encouraged boycotts in place of peace talks to settle the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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