Governor Wolf signed House Bill 1869 into law, now Act 24 of 2018, the primary intent of which is to create a 15-member Maternal Mortality Review Committee within the Department of Health to collect confidential information or investigate and disseminate findings related to maternal deaths.
Governor Wolf and Senator Bob Casey spoke out against the White House’s plan to cut billions of dollars from the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
In response to community concerns about the gun violence epidemic, Governor Wolf, Representative Jordan Harris, and other members of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus today announced a new $1.5 million Gun Violence Reduction Initiative and commended the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency for the recent release of $48 million in grants to organizations serving crime victims across Pennsylvania.
Governor Wolf and PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards announced the approval of funding for 82 projects to improve transportation alternatives and enhance mobility and public accessibility across the commonwealth.
Governor Wolf proclaimed May 6-12, 2018, to be Corrections Employee Week to recognize the vital role these dedicated professionals play in ensuring the effective operation of our correctional system in the interest of public safety.