Governor Tom Wolf speaking in the House Chamber.

Governor Wolf Announces $5 Million Available for Workforce Program Linking Teachers with Local Employers

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that $5 million in grants is available to enable teachers to visit local employers and learn the skills and industry trends that will enhance their classroom instruction, student learning, and career readiness. The investment achieves the governor’s budget goal of nearly doubling funding for the Teacher in…

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Governor Wolf Announces Funding to Clean Up and Renew Former Industrial Sites

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced seven new projects funded by the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) that will clean up former industrial sites in Allegheny, Berks, Bucks, Dauphin, Lehigh, and York counties to prepare them for use as parks, and business and residential properties. “Refurbishing an old property for the benefit of…

Governor Tom Wolf speaking.

Governor Wolf’s GreenGov Council to Begin Analysis of State Agency Green Practices

Harrisburg, PA – Today, the Wolf Administration announced that the interagency GreenGov Council will begin its analysis of state agencies’ energy savings and sustainability strategies, taking steps towards fulfilling the climate change goals laid out in Governor Wolf’s executive order. “Commonwealth government has a responsibility to take action to reduce our carbon footprint and focus…

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Pennsylvania to Invest $10 Million to Support Early Childhood Educators in Career Development

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that his administration will make a $10 million investment in Pennsylvania’s children through a workforce development program that will help early childhood workers gain valuable credentials and advance their professional careers. “It’s imperative that we support early childhood workers with career training and advancement opportunities,” Gov. Wolf…

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Governor Wolf Appoints Denise Smyler to Gaming Control Board

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced Denise J. Smyler has been appointed to the Gaming Control Board. Smyler most recently served as General Counsel of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. “Denise has provided our commonwealth with indispensable legal expertise for five years,” said Gov. Wolf. “She will be an asset to the Gaming Control…