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Apr 13, 2015, 14:38 ET

Wolf Administration Launches Application Process for Pre-K Expansion in PA

Governor Tom Wolf today announced key next steps to further his administration's goal of expanding quality Pre-K education for families and...

Apr 09, 2015, 12:55 ET

New Chief Recovery Officer Named for York City School District

Governor Tom Wolf, acting state Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera and Mayor Kim Bracey announced today that long-time educator and administrator,...

Apr 07, 2015, 14:55 ET

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Announces Creation of 51 New Jobs at New Universal Pasteurization Facility in Chester County

 Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Universal Pasteurization Company, LLC, ("Universal Pasteurization" and "UPC"), a provider of high...

Apr 07, 2015, 12:51 ET

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Nominates Timothy A. Reese for Treasurer

 Governor Tom Wolf today announced that he will nominate Timothy A. Reese for Pennsylvania State Treasurer. Reese brings more than 20 years of...

Apr 07, 2015, 10:48 ET

Pennsylvania State Police to Carry Life-saving Naloxone to Combat Heroin and Opioid Overdoses

The Wolf Administration today announced that the Pennsylvania State Police would begin carrying the important life-saving opioid overdose reversal...

Apr 01, 2015, 10:41 ET

Governor Wolf Proclaims April as 'Financial Education Month'

In recognition that financial education is necessary to help Pennsylvanians learn how to take control of their financial futures, Governor Tom Wolf...

Apr 01, 2015, 09:46 ET

Josh Shapiro Named Chairman of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency

Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that he named Montgomery County Commissioners' Chairman Josh Shapiro the Chair of the Pennsylvania...

Mar 31, 2015, 16:26 ET

Governor Wolf Applauds PRPA's Enactment of Gift Ban, Legal Contracting Reform

 Governor Tom Wolf today applauded the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) for its enactment of a gift ban as part of the...

Mar 25, 2015, 12:20 ET

Wolf Administration Takes Another Important Step Toward Reform, Creates Competitive Procurement Process for Selecting Bond Counsel

Governor Wolf announced today that the Office of General Counsel (OGC) will be engaging bond counsel through a competitive procurement process,...

Mar 25, 2015, 10:51 ET

Pennsylvania Releases Request for Information on 'Pay for Success' Opportunities

Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Pennsylvania has released a Request for Information to obtain feedback to assist the Commonwealth in...

Mar 17, 2015, 12:00 ET

In Letter to Superintendents, Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Announces Plan to Ensure Historic Education Investment Reaches the Classroom

 As part of Governor Tom Wolf's historic commitment to public education, his administration today sent a letter to superintendents across the...

Mar 13, 2015, 18:30 ET

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf's Statement on David Meckley's Resignation as York City School District Chief Recovery Officer

Governor Tom Wolf today released the following statement regarding David Meckley's resignation as chief recovery officer of the York City School...

Mar 12, 2015, 12:15 ET

Governor Wolf Visits Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology On His "Schools That Teach Tour"

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf continued his "Schools That Teach" Tour today at the Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in Lancaster County....

Mar 11, 2015, 16:50 ET

Corporation for National and Community Service and Harvard University Select Pennsylvania for 'Pay for Success' Technical Assistance Award

Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Pennsylvania was selected as one of five states and localities to receive technical assistance from...

Mar 11, 2015, 12:55 ET

Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf Presents Legislation to Enact His Budget Proposal

 Governor Tom Wolf today presented a package of legislation to enact his budget proposal that makes historic investments in education while...

Mar 10, 2015, 17:42 ET

Commonwealth Financing Authority Announces New Alternative, Clean Energy Investments to Improve Environment, Invest in Future

 Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the Commonwealth Financing Authority approved funding to support new Alternative and Clean Energy (ACE)...

Mar 10, 2015, 12:34 ET

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. During his visit,...

Mar 06, 2015, 18:50 ET

Wolf Administration Denounces Senate Republicans 'Just Saying No' To Helping Schools

The Wolf Administration today denounced a letter sent by the Senate Republican leadership to school districts across the state. The letter warned...

Mar 06, 2015, 16:48 ET

Governor Wolf Applauds PLCB Ruling on 12 Packs in Beer Distributors

Governor Tom Wolf today applauded the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) for its legal advisory, which would allow beer distributors to sell...

Mar 06, 2015, 16:45 ET

Office of The Budget announces Short Term Investment Program Loan

Due to ongoing issues with Pennsylvania's structural finances and past budgetary practices, the Office of the Budget (OB) today announced it found...