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Gov. Wolf: Lead-Free PA Initiative Seeking Input on Local Needs

Harrisburg, PA – As part of continuing efforts to advance his Lead-Free PA initiative, Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the commonwealth is issuing a Request for Information (RFI) through the Department of Human Services to gather input on local efforts and needs to reduce lead exposure in Pennsylvania. With the goal of expanding efforts…

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Governor Wolf Signs Historic Election Reform Bill Including New Mail-in Voting

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf made voting more convenient and secure by signing Act 77 of 2019, the most significant improvement to Pennsylvania’s elections in more than 80 years. The bipartisan compromise legislation takes effect for the April 2020 primary election and makes Pennsylvania a national leader with voter-friendly election reforms. The law creates a…

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Governor Wolf: PAsmart is Expanding Apprenticeships from Plumbing to Early Childhood Education Careers

Hershey, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today spoke at the 2019 Pennsylvania Apprenticeship Summit to highlight how his PAsmart initiative is preparing more workers with on-the-job training for many good jobs in a wide variety of careers and providing businesses with a skilled workforce to thrive in Pennsylvania. “Businesses are hiring, and many employees are…

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Gov. Wolf Signs Bill to Expand Access to Career and Technical Education, Workforce Development Opportunities

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today signed HB 265, now Act 76 of 2019, which makes the governor’s PAsmart website part of the law and establishes provisions that support career and technical education, and workforce development in Pennsylvania. “Providing educational opportunities for our students across the commonwealth is a part of preparing them for…

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Gov. Wolf Honors Inductees into Military and Veterans Affairs Hall of Fame

Annville, PA – Governor Tom Wolf helped to honor two members inducted today into the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs’ prestigious Hall of Fame, recognizing their exceptional service to the department that supports Pennsylvania’s nearly 800,000 veterans and 18,000 members of the National Guard. Chief Warrant Officer 5 (ret.) John K. Schreier of…

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