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10/20/2017

Governor Wolf Announces 60,000 Additional Naloxone Kits Available for First Responders Statewide
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf and first responders gathered in Homewood at Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire Station #17 to thank first responders and announce the increased availability of live-saving Naloxone to first responders and law enforcement across the state. The funding, available through the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, is being used to purchase approximately 60,000 Naloxone kits.
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10/20/2017

Governor Wolf urges vote on shale tax
 
Governor Wolf urges vote on shale tax
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10/19/2017

Governor Wolf Announces New Winter Travel Tool for Public, Administration Outlines Winter Preparations
 
With the winter season approaching, Governor Tom Wolf today announced that a new online tool is available to inform the public of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) operations this winter. He made the announcement in conjunction with a news conference that PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards held today outlining the agency's plans for winter services, and sharing job opportunities and driver preparation tips.
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10/17/2017

Wolf Administration Honors Students, Drivers at Pennsylvania
 
In a ceremony at the Governor's residence today, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Deputy Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services Kurt Myers joined other Pennsylvania school bus safety advocates to underscore the Wolf Administration's commitment to highway safety by honoring nine students for communicating important school bus safety messages, and six school bus drivers for their superior driving skills
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10/17/2017

Wolf Administration Awards $4 million in Grants for Medication-Assisted Treatment Programs to Battle Addiction Epidemic
 
The Wolf Administration today awarded $1 million grants to four organizations to build medication-assisted treatment programs for Pennsylvanians suffering from the disease of addiction. The announcement was made at Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute, a collaboration between Penn State Health and UPMC PinnacleHealth Systems.
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10/12/2017

Wolf Administration Launches Annual 'Stopping the Flu Starts with YOU' Campaign Urges all Pennsylvanians to Get Influenza Vaccine
 
Enola, PA - Acting Health Secretary and Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine today launched the annual 'Stopping the Flu Starts with YOU' campaign, encouraging all Pennsylvanians to get vaccinated to prevent the spread of influenza.
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10/12/2017

Auditor General DePasquale Surveys Find Majority of School Districts, Local Governments Concerned about Increasing Cybersecurity Risks
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said recent surveys conducted by his office show a majority of school districts and local government officials are concerned about cybersecurity and expect the risks will increase.
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10/11/2017

Governor Wolf Announces $217 Million in GO-TIME Savings in 2016-17 Fiscal Year
 
Governor Tom Wolf today announced more than $217 million in savings during the 2016-17 fiscal year from his administration's efforts to modernize government operations to reduce costs and improve efficiencies through the Governor's Office of Transformation, Innovation, Management and Efficiency (GO-TIME). The cumulative savings during the Wolf administration is over $373 million.
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10/10/2017

Wolf Administration Announces New Apprenticeship Program for STEM 'Jobs that Pay' in Agriculture
 
Wolf administration officials today introduced a new apprenticeship program to prepare agriculture equipment service technicians for 'jobs that pay' by developing hands-on skills in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Pennsylvania will face more than 1,000 job openings by 2027 as current farm equipment mechanics and service technicians retire.
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10/10/2017

Governor Wolf Kicks Off Rise of the Rest Tour to Showcase Central PA Businesses
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf today participated in the Rise of the Rest Tour showcasing central Pennsylvania businesses. The governor joined Steve Case, the founder of AOL and Revolution, and creator of the Rise of the Rest tours, as part of this nationwide effort to work closely with entrepreneurs in emerging startup ecosystems.
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10/6/2017

Governor Wolf Receives Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition Pink Ribbon Award for Requiring Insurers to Cover 3D Screening Mammograms at No Extra Cost
 
Governor Wolf today received the PA Breast Cancer Coalition's highest honor, the Pink Ribbon award, for his work to require that 3D mammograms be covered by insurance under existing state law and must be provided to Pennsylvania women at no cost. Since October 2015, insurers must treat 3D mammograms the same as traditional two-dimensional mammograms when determining healthcare coverage.
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10/5/2017

Wolf Administration Highlights Cybersecurity Initiatives to Protect Pennsylvanians
 
Harrisburg, PA - In the wake of high-profile cyber attacks targeting businesses, governments and other organizations, the Wolf administration is reminding Pennsylvanians to take appropriate steps to protect their personal and financial data.
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10/5/2017

Wolf Administration Unveils $5 Million for Naloxone for First Responders in All PA Counties
 
Wolf Administration officials today announced that applications for naloxone kits for first responders throughout the commonwealth are now being accepted.
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10/5/2017

Wolf Administration, Partners Announce Innovative Program Designed to Reduce Recidivism through Financial Education
 
Public and private partners gathered today at the headquarters of PSECU to announce a pioneering partnership and program that aims at reducing recidivism - the holding of five simultaneous Financial Reality Fairs on October 14 in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Erie, and Reading.
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10/4/2017

Governor Wolf Draws Line in the Sand on Budget After Repeated GOP Failure and Obstruction
 
Today, after the repeated failure of the legislature to finalize the budget deal, Governor Wolf called on Republican leaders to replace their most recent tax proposals with a commonsense severance tax and vote. Republican leaders could not deliver votes for a commercial storage tax or a hotel tax despite their offering of both as counters to a severance tax.
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