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4/22/2015

Auditor General DePasquale Says LandI was Negligent in Implementing Law Regarding Excessive Overtime for Healthcare Workers
 
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said an audit of the Department of Labor and Industry's implementation of a 2008 law to protect healthcare workers from excessive mandatory overtime shows the department was negligent in responding to healthcare complaints and in developing regulations giving the agency the legal authority to enforce the act.
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4/17/2015

PA Turnpike Maintenance Workers Appeal to Motorists in New Safety Promotion
 
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission announced today that it will launch a major safety initiative to urge motorists to slow down in work zones.
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4/16/2015

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission announced that it will launch a major safety initiative to urge motorists to slow down in work zones.
 
The campaign - which comes less than a year after Turnpike maintenance employee Bill McGuigan was killed in a Chester County work zone - will tout "Operation Orange Squeeze," where state troopers conduct speed enforcement from construction vehicles inside work areas.
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4/15/2015

Governor Wolf Continues 'Jobs that Pay' Tour at the Energy Technology Education Center
 
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf visited the Energy Technology Education Center (ShaleTEC). During his visit, Governor Wolf discussed his 2015-2016 budget proposal, which contains a significant investment in workforce development and a boost in funding for Pennsylvania's most successful, in-demand public post-secondary programs that work to meet the needs of regional and statewide employers.
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4/9/2015

TRAINING TO PREVENT CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES PROVEN EFFECTIVE; SUE PATERNO URGES BROAD ADOPTION NATIONWIDE
 
- A new child sexual abuse prevention-training program aimed at helping to create a culture of prevention on college campuses is now available for colleges and universities nationwide.
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3/31/2015

Governor Wolf holds Facebook Town Hall
 
Facebook users and followers were invited to ask the governor questions about his budget proposal and key initiatives - jobs that pay, schools that teach, and government that works
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3/31/2015

Governor Wolf holds Facebook Town Hall - Entire Event
 
Governor Tom Wolf held a Facebook Town Hall meeting live on his 2015-2016 budget. Facebook users and followers were invited to ask the governor questions about his budget proposal and key initiatives - jobs that pay, schools that teach, and government that works - by posting a comment on the announcement on Facebook.
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3/27/2015

Governor Wolf Speaks to Young Leaders During "Schools That Teach Tour" Stop in Lebanon
 
Governor Tom Wolf continued his "Schools That Teach Tour" today in Lebanon, where he spoke to young leaders about the importance of their commitment to service.
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3/20/2015

PennDOT, Safety Partners Mark National Work Zone Awareness Week, Urge Safety as Construction Season Begins Online Campaign Features Workers 'Behind the Cones'
 
Harrisburg, PA - With National Work Zone Awareness Week occurring March 23-27, Acting PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards today joined representatives from the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors (APC), the American Traffic Safety Services Organization (ATSSA), and various traffic-control companies for an event in Harrisburg calling on motorists to drive safely in work zones and be mindful of the people behind the cones.
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3/10/2015

Governor Wolf Visits Community College of Allegheny County On His 'Schools That Teach' Tour
 
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf continued his 'Schools That Teach' Tour today at the Community College of Allegheny County.
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3/5/2015

Governor Wolf visited PennDOT's Harrisburg-area regional office and met with employees as they changed shifts.
 
Governor Wolf visited PennDOT's Harrisburg stockpile and met with employees as they ended and began their 12-hour shifts.
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3/4/2015

Following First Budget Address, Governor Wolf makes 'Schools That Teach Tour' stop in Chester County
 
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf today made his first school visit since delivering his 2015-2016 budget, which makes historic investments in public education.
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3/3/2015

Wolf: My Budget Makes Historic Investments In Education; Takes Steps to Rebuild the Middle Class
 
Governor Tom Wolf today unveiled his 2015 - 2016 budget proposal that makes historic investments in education while taking concrete steps toward rebuilding the middle class
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2/25/2015

Governor Wolf Announces Key Economic Development Pieces of Budget to Help to Rebuild the Middle Class Plan to Lower Corporate Tax Rates; Boost Manufacturing and Job Training
 
Bethlehem, PA -- Governor Tom Wolf today announced that his 2015-16 Budget will include significant reforms aimed at three goals for economic development and creating good-paying, middle class jobs: creating a pro-growth business climate; building Pennsylvania's manufacturing sector; and creating workforce partnerships for economic success.
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2/19/2015

First Lady Frances Wolf made a stop at King Elementary School in Lancaster as part of Governor Wolf's 'Schools that Teach Tour.'
 
First Lady Frances Wolf made a stop at King Elementary School in Lancaster as part of Governor Wolf's 'Schools that Teach Tour.' She held a roundtable discussion with school teachers and staff and then visited a classroom to read to the students.
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