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Governor Wolf signing bills

Gov. Wolf Signs Bills to Expand Clean Slate, Support Sexual Assault Survivors, Mental Health Parity and Veterans, Among Other Bills

Governor Tom Wolf signed several bills into law today, including House bills 440, 1439, 1696 and 1984, and Senate Bill 1076, which focus, respectively, on expanding the state’s Clean Slate law, and supporting mental health parity, sexual assault survivors, and veterans. House Bill 440 expands on the state’s historic Clean Slate law by removing an…

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Gov. Wolf, Sec. Boockvar: Hand Deliver Your Ballot Today

Return mail ballots immediately, in-person vote is safe, wear a mask to polling places With Election Day just five days away, Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar are again urging voters to immediately hand-deliver mail ballots to their county election office, drop box, or other designated location. By returning their own ballot…

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Governor Wolf Announces Investment of Tax Credits in North Philadelphia to Build Transformative Mixed-Use Development

The New Construction Will Provide Housing, a Grocery and a Health Clinic Governor Tom Wolf today announced that Commonwealth Cornerstone Group has completed a New Markets Tax Credit transaction of $16.5 million to help fund construction of a new shopping complex and 98 mixed-income units of rental housing along the 2000-2200 block of Ridge Avenue…

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Governor Wolf Signs Proclamation of Disaster Emergency After Days of Unrest in Philadelphia

Governor Tom Wolf today signed a Proclamation of Disaster Emergency to provide additional support to Philadelphia after several days of unrest following the shooting death of Walter Wallace Jr. by two members of the Philadelphia Police Department. “Over the last few days, hundreds of people have gathered to peacefully speak out against social injustice, but…

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Pennsylvanians Urged to Hand-Deliver Mail Ballots Immediately

Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar reminded Pennsylvanians that today is the deadline to apply for a mail or absentee ballot for the Nov.3 election. Voters who still have their mail ballot are strongly encouraged to immediately hand-deliver their voted ballot to their county election office or other officially designated site, including…

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