Governor Wolf issued the following statement on today’s decision by the Department of Corrections to lock down the 25 state correctional institution because of multiple recent incidents of staff sickened by substances.
Governor Wolf announced new funding to support the construction of a 588-unit mixed-use affordable housing development in Lancaster Township, Butler County.
Governor Wolf announced new funding for the renovation and expansion of a public works building in the Borough of Fountain Hill that will increase safety for workers while providing the space necessary to store borough equipment.
Governor Wolf urged Congress to pass S.3260, the Disability Employment Incentive Act, sponsored by Sen. Bob Casey, which will support those employers who already seek to bring in the talents and skills of individuals with disabilities and will help to promote a change in hiring practices to encourage those who have not historically hired individuals with disabilities to open their doors.
Governor Wolf announced funding for a mine development project that will reengineer, reopen, and redevelop a large reserve of Mammoth coal in the Mount Carmel region of Columbia County.