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5/24/2019

Wolf Administration Visits EMS Providers to Show Gratitude During EMS Week
 
The Wolf Administration visited several locations across Pennsylvania as part of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week and thanked the commonwealth's EMS providers for their role in keeping Pennsylvanians healthy and safe.
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5/23/2019

First Lady Frances Wolf Reads to York Schoolchildren as Part of 1-4-3 Day in PA
 
To celebrate '1-4-3 Day' today, First Lady Frances Wolf read 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,' an illustrated collection of Fred Rogers' poetry and song lyrics, to students at Alexander Goode Elementary School, York.
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4/2/2019

PENNSYLVANIA TRANSPORTATION, CONSTRUCTION GROUPS PARTNER
 
Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC), The Associated Pennsylvania Constructors (APC) and Flagger Force Traffic Control Services hosted an event today to kick-off National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW). The event, held at PTC headquarters, highlighted the importance of work-zone safety across the commonwealth, shedding light on the increasing effects of distracted driving on work-zone employees and motorists.
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5/22/2019

Gov. Wolf and Lt. Gov. Fetterman Provide Progress on Opioid Epidemic Battle, Receive Overdose Reversal Medication Training
 
Governor Tom Wolf and Lt. Governor John Fetterman today provided an update on fighting the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania before participating in a naloxone training with AmeriHealth Caritas and Prevention Point.
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5/22/2019

Governor Wolf Surprises Lt. Governor Fetterman to Jump Start Tomorrow's 1-4-3 Day of Kindness
 
Today at a press conference, Governor Tom Wolf surprised Lt. Governor John Fetterman with a copy of 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: The Poetry of Mr. Rogers' for him to read to his kids to jump start tomorrow's 1-4-3 Day of Kindness in honor of Fred Rogers. Governor Tom Wolf also encouraged Pennsylvanians to take a few minutes tomorrow to participate in an act of kindness for '1-4-3 Day,' a day honoring Pennsylvania's kindest native son, Fred Rogers.
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5/21/2019

Gov. Wolf's Restore Pennsylvania Can Help Clean Up Contaminated Drinking Water
 
Governor Tom Wolf today joined local and state officials on a tour of a Horsham Water and Sewer Authority well equipped with a Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) filter to see what the township is doing to mitigate Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) contaminants in its water system and how his Restore Pennsylvania plan can help communities across the commonwealth.
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5/21/2019

Governor Wolf: Restore Pennsylvania Will Invest in Green Infrastructure
 
Governor Tom Wolf joined Senator John Yudichak, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Dunn and Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Bryan J. Burhans today at the Glen Onoko Falls Trail which closed to the public on May 1. The group discussed how the Restore Pennsylvania proposal could help address such green infrastructure needs in the state.
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5/20/2019

Department of State Moves Election Day Operations to PEMA
 
Harrisburg, PA -To further strengthen election security, the Department of State (DOS) is moving its election-day operations for the May 21 primary to the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) facility.
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5/20/2019

Department of Health Declares Hepatitis A Outbreak
 
Department of Health Declares Hepatitis A Outbreak
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5/20/2019

Auditor General DePasquale Asks Pittsburgh Public Schools for Details of Travel, Vendor-Sponsored Trips or Gifts, No-Bid Contracts
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today asked Pittsburgh Public Schools to provide details of travel by district officials and contracts that were awarded without seeking bids.
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5/17/2019

Harrisburg's New Peregrine Falcons Banded in Educational Event
 
Harrisburg , PA - Th e Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) , Pennsylvania Game Commission, and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) banded Harrisburg's newest peregrine falcons today i n a n educat ional event attended by students and teachers.
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5/17/2019

Governor Wolf: Restore Pennsylvania Will Help Revitalize Our Steel Towns
 
Today Governor Tom Wolf was joined by local leaders on a walking tour of downtown Steelton to observe blighted business fronts and discuss how Restore Pennsylvania could assist with revitalizing Pennsylvania's communities. The governor's plan will help communities in the commonwealth address blight, expand broadband access, mitigate the effects of localized flooding, and expand green infrastructure, restoring communities after long neglect.
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5/17/2019

Governor Rendell's Portrait Unveiling
 
Today, Governor Wolf joined Governor Rendell in Harrisburg to unveil the official portrait of the Commonwealth's 45th governor, Edward G. Rendell. A portrait of every governor hangs in the Pennsylvania State Capitol.
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5/15/2019

Auditor General DePasquale's Audit Helped Crestwood School District Escape Costly Bus Contract, Maintain Required Bus Driver Records
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today released his performance audit of the Crestwood School District in Luzerne County, which has helped the district make needed changes to its transportation services contract.
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5/15/2019

Statewide Local Government Leaders Join Governor Wolf to Rally for Restore Pennsylvania
 
Governor Tom Wolf and Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman today were joined by state, county, and local government leaders from across the commonwealth to rally for Restore Pennsylvania. Leaders called on the legislature to support the aggressive infrastructure plan, citing the need for resources to expand broadband access to every Pennsylvanian, combat blight, prevent flooding, expand green infrastructure, and provide opportunities to build a modern, interconnected commonwealth.
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