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Gov. Wolf Addresses Protests, Provides Update on Commonwealth Response

Governor Tom Wolf today provided an update on the steps the commonwealth is taking in response to violence and looting following peaceful protests across Pennsylvania over the weekend to condemn racism, oppression and injustice. “Every Pennsylvanian should speak out against violence and oppression, and the recent murder of George Floyd in Minnesota has rightfully outraged…

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Gov. Wolf Signs Emergency Declaration to Assist Municipalities During Protests

Governor Tom Wolf this evening signed a disaster emergency declaration using his authority to provide all necessary assistance to municipalities as they respond to the escalation of protests in Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. “People have every right to speak out and demonstrate, but it’s unacceptable to take advantage of protests to incite violence, harm others…

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Gov. Wolf: Commonwealth Response Coordination Center Activated in Response to Protests

Governor Tom Wolf announced this evening that the Commonwealth Response Coordination Center, already activated at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) for the state’s COVID-19 response, has supplemented center staff to maintain situational awareness of the protests taking place in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg and other parts of the state. Gov. Wolf advised that his Administration…

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Gov. Wolf Signs Budget to Sustain Education, Support Communities Amid Pandemic

As Pennsylvania continues to address public health and safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Tom Wolf today signed a state budget that will provide 12 months of sustained public education funding at 2019-20 levels and makes important investments in communities and programs to help begin to restore the economy. “Education must remain a priority even…

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