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2019 Year-In-Review: Progress on Voting, Criminal Justice, Education & More

From the largest expansion of voting rights in 80 years to establishing a state-based marketplace to reduce health care costs to a sweeping executive order targeting gun violence, Pennsylvania continued its comeback in the first year of Governor Tom Wolf’s second term, including the implementation of many of his top priorities and expansions of his…

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Governor Wolf Announces 1,000 New Jobs in Lackawanna County Through Chewy Expansion

Governor Tom Wolf announced that Chewy, an online company for pet parents, will expand its operations in Lackawanna County. The company has pledged to invest upwards of $35 million into the expansion and create at least 1,000 new, full-time jobs in Archbald, Pennsylvania. “Chewy has long displayed a commitment to the commonwealth, employing thousands of…

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Wolf Administration Announces Second Round of Funding to Recruit and Retain Physicians Addressing the Opioid Crisis

The Wolf Administration today announced that the state will allocate another $5 million in federal funding to a loan repayment program for health care practitioners providing medical and behavioral health care and treatment for substance use disorder and opioid use disorder in areas where there is high opioid-use and a shortage of health care practitioners.…

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Governor Wolf Announces $5.8 Million to Prepare Youth Reentrants for Good Jobs

Governor Tom Wolf is investing nearly $5.8 million to provide young adults who were in the justice system with educational, training and skills-building opportunities to better prepare them for good jobs and successful careers that we need in Pennsylvania. “This investment will help those who have interacted with the justice system to get the skills…

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