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Gov. Wolf Orders US, Commonwealth Flags to Half-Staff to Honor Rep. Elijah Cummings

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf ordered the United States and commonwealth flags on all commonwealth facilities, public buildings and grounds fly at half-staff to honor U.S. Representative Elijah E. Cummings, who passed away Thursday, October 17. “Rep. Cummings was a trailblazer, a life-long advocate for fairness and civil rights, and a fearless defender of […]

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Governor Wolf Calls for LGBTQ Protections

Harrisburg, PA — Governor Tom Wolf issued the following statement in anticipation of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on if the protections of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 cover sexual orientation and gender identity: “For too long to our collective detriment, we kept some of our best, most talented individuals out of the workforce […]

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Executive Order – 2019-07- Commonwealth Leadership in Addressing Climate Change through Electric Sector Emissions Reductions

Subject: Commonwealth Leadership in Addressing Climate Change through Electric Sector Emissions Reductions Number: 2019-07 By Direction of: Tom Wolf, Governor Date: October 3, 2019 WHEREAS, the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania mandate that we protect the Commonwealth’s air resources for the protection of public health, safety and well-being of our citizens; prevent injury to […]