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12/15/2017

Governor Wolf Signs Bill to Protect Children's Health Care, Urges Federal Action
 
With state legislators, cabinet officials, health care providers, families, and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) administration and clinicians joining him, Governor Tom Wolf today held a bill signing of legislation to protect children's health care through state funding of the Children's Health Insurance Program, commonly known as CHIP.
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12/15/2017

Attorney General Josh Shapiro comments on Federal Injunction
 
Pennsylvania wins a nationwide injunction from Federal Judge Wendy Beetlestone stopping President Trump's order that eliminated women's guaranteed access to contraceptive care under the Affordable Care Act.
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12/14/2017

GO-TIME: State Lowers its Energy Bills, Spurs Economic Activity through GESA Program
 
An innovative program to lower energy costs in state buildings will generate $4.2 million in annual savings to self-fund efficiency projects as part of Governor Tom Wolf's GO-TIME initiative, Department of General Services (DGS) Secretary Curt Topper announced today.
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12/14/2017

Governor Wolf Makes Holiday Visit to the Southeastern Veterans' Center
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf joined Maj. Gen. Tony Carrelli, Pennsylvania's adjutant general and head of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), along with members of the Pennsylvania National Guard for a holiday visit to the Southeastern Veterans' Center in Spring City.
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12/14/2017

Wolf Administration Shares Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Holiday Season Tips and Resources
 
Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) Acting Secretary Jennifer Smith, Department of Human Services Acting Secretary Teresa Miller, and Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne today spoke in the state Capitol Rotunda to share resources and advice for individuals and families affected by mental health and substance use disorders.
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12/12/2017

Governor Wolf Touts Importance of Education for Pennsylvania's Economy
 
Governor Tom Wolf joined the National Math and Science Initiative today at the state Capitol to recognize the impressive academic gains of several western Pennsylvania schools in the organization's College Readiness Program, and he touted the state's significant progress and investments in education to reverse years of cuts and prepare students with the skills for a rewarding career in the 21st century economy.
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12/11/2017

Governor Wolf, Elected Officials Rally Against Anti-Choice Legislation
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf and Representative Mary Jo Daley joined local elected officials and women's health advocates to rally against Senate Bill 3, the anti-choice legislation that would severely limit women's reproductive rights.
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12/11/2017

With many Pennsylvanians set to experience winter weather in the coming days, the Wolf Administration is encouraging motorists to ensure that they're prepared for winter driving and reminded them of resources available to them
 
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) recently answered some of the public's frequently asked winter questions in a blog post and the department's operations are also explained in a video. PennDOT is also offering various graphics and animations regarding driver preparations, winter operations, and available resources such as travel information and plow tracking on www.511PA.com.
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12/11/2017

Winter Operations
 
With many Pennsylvanians set to experience winter weather in the coming days, the Wolf Administration is encouraging motorists to ensure that they're prepared for winter driving and reminded them of resources available to them
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12/8/2017

Wolf Administration Hosts Older Driver Safety Awareness Event
 
In honor of Older Driver Safety Awareness Week (December 4-8, 2017), the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA) hosted a public safety event this morning called 'Maintaining Mobility' at Surrey Services for Seniors. Secretary of Transportation Leslie Richards and Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne shared remarks, as well as Sara Weir from the AAA Mid-Atlantic Foundation for Safety and Education.
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12/8/2017

Governor Wolf: More Seniors to Receive Coordinated, Quality Health Care in Their Homes, Communities
 
Today, Governor Tom Wolf visited the Stephen Foster Community Center in Lawrenceville to announce Community HealthChoices, a program to improve services for hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians that will launch in 14 southwest Pennsylvania counties in January 2018. The governor was joined by Teresa Miller, Acting Secretary for the Department of Human Services; Teresa Osborne, Secretary of the Department of Aging; and Rich Fitzgerald, Allegheny County Executive.
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12/8/2017

Governor Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf Light the 2017 Capitol Christmas Tree
 
Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf joined hundreds of people in the state Capitol Rotunda today to celebrate the holidays with the 2017 Capitol Tree Lighting Ceremony.
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12/8/2017

2017 Christmas Tree Timelapse
 
2017 Christmas Tree Timelapse
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12/8/2017

Full Ceremony - Governor Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf Light the 2017 Capitol Christmas Tree
 
Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf joined hundreds of people in the state Capitol Rotunda today to celebrate the holidays with the 2017 Capitol Tree Lighting Ceremony.
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12/7/2017

GO-TIME: Revenue Department Saves Taxpayers $29.3 Million through Fraud Prevention and Tax Return Review Efforts
 
The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue saved taxpayers approximately $29.3 million in the last fiscal year by improving the process it uses to prevent the issuance of fraudulent and erroneous tax refunds, Revenue Secretary Dan Hassell announced today. An estimated $80.5 million will be saved over four years.
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