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Governor Wolf Announces $4.3 Million to Improve Conditions at Philadelphia School Buildings

Philadelphia, PA – Governor Tom Wolf is providing $4.3 million in state funding for lead paint stabilization at Philadelphia school buildings. The governor was joined by members of Philadelphia’s legislative delegation, School District of Philadelphia, and Philadelphia Federation of Teachers at the Edward Heston School for the announcement today. “No parent should have to worry…

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Gov. Wolf Acts to Reform Services and Systems to Protect and Advocate for Vulnerable Pennsylvanians

Harrisburg, PA – Acknowledging long-standing issues with existing state systems, Governor Tom Wolf by executive order announced that an overhaul of the state services and systems to protect the most vulnerable Pennsylvanians begins today. “Today is the beginning of a process to acknowledge Pennsylvania, over the past few decades, has failed to maintain our systems…

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Executive Order – 2019-05- Protection of Vulnerable Populations

Subject: Protection of Vulnerable Populations Number: 2019-05 By Direction of: Tom Wolf, Governor Date: July 31, 2019 WHEREAS, all Pennsylvanians should be safe from harm, mistreatment, and abuse; and WHEREAS, the Commonwealth’s responsibility for the health and safety of all Pennsylvanians is demonstrated by its commitment to strengthen laws, regulations, and programs that protect its…

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Gov. Wolf: Trump Administration Food Program Plan Will Punish Working Families

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today commented on the Trump Administration’s proposal to end Broad-Based Categorical Eligibility, a policy implemented by Pennsylvania and 42 other states that makes low-income families categorically eligible for food assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) because they qualify for a non-cash benefit funded by Temporary Assistance for…

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