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Governor Wolf: Approval of New Overtime Rules a Victory for Hardworking Pennsylvanians

Building on his commitment to workers, Governor Tom Wolf announced the state’s Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) voted today to approve the Department of Labor & Industry’s final regulation that will extend overtime pay eligibility to 82,000 more workers. “This is an important victory for thousands of workers,” said Governor Wolf. “People who work overtime […]

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New State Funding Helps Return Two Former Industrial Sites to Productive Use

Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding to clean up former industrial sites in Blair and Erie counties to prepare them for occupation by businesses and residential properties. “The benefits are two-fold – not only will harmful chemicals be removed from these properties, but the elimination of blight will attract aspiring renters, homeowners, […]

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Pennsylvania Will Not Participate in Trump Administration Scheme to Cut Medicaid

Governor Tom Wolf and Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller today made clear Pennsylvania will not apply for a Medicaid block grant proposal from the Trump Administration that could lead to cuts in Medicaid enrollment or increased costs. The Trump Administration’s proposed rule would allow states to fund their Medicaid expansion through a block grant, limiting […]

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Wolf Administration Announces $5 Million in Grants to Help Individuals in Recovery for Opioid Use Disorder and Their Families

Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs will be making available $5 million in funding for grants to support people in recovery from opioid use disorder and their families. Three million in grants will be available for entities to deliver employment support services to individuals in recovery from opioid […]