BLOG: Governor Wolf’s Week, May 8 – May 14, 2016

By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf

May 13, 2016

This week, the governor continued to hold bipartisan roundtable discussions in York, Monroe County, and Hazleton to discuss local and statewide efforts to lead the nation in combating the opioid abuse and heroin use epidemic. Fighting Pennsylvania’s opioid and heroin epidemic is a top priority for Governor Wolf and these roundtables and panels are an opportunity to work collaboratively with the General Assembly and community leaders to ensure Pennsylvania leads the nation in the fight to combat the opioid abuse and heroin use crisis.

The governor also announced that the Department of Corrections is saving more than $500,000 a year in transportation costs by temporarily relocating inmates receiving radiation treatment to a single facility. On Wednesday, the Governor gave a speech at the Keystone Crossroads conference that addressed the challenges that Pennsylvania’s older cities face.

Monday, 5/9/16
Tuesday, 5/10/16
Wednesday, 5/11/16
Thursday, 5/12/16
Friday, 5/13/16
Highlights from The Blog:

BLOG: Governor Wolf Continues Statewide Opioid Roundtable Tour in Western PA (Round-up)
BLOG: The Importance of Holocaust Remembrance Days
BLOG: Three Major Challenges Facing Older Cities and How We Can Help
BLOG: Three Reasons Why Ride-Sharing Is Important for Pennsylvania
BLOG: Governor Wolf’s Opioid Roundtable Discussions Encourage Bi-partisan Collaboration (Round-up)
GUEST BLOG: Addiction Can Affect Anyone
BLOG: Governor Wolf’s Message on the Anniversary of the Amtrak 188 Accident (VIDEO)
BLOG: Wolf Administration Release Zika Response Plan (Round-up)
GUEST BLOG: “Addiction Was Not My Choice, But It Became My Journey”

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