Governor Wolf’s Week, August 28 – September 3, 2016

By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf

September 02, 2016

This week, Governor Wolf announced the implementation of 25 additional Centers of Excellence to continue his administration’s top priority of fighting the current opioid abuse epidemic plaguing Pennsylvania. The Governor, joined by Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas, also visited healthcare facilities in Reading and Lackawanna County that have been selected as Centers of Excellence to treat individuals suffering from Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). He also announced $2 million in funding for the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (UPJ) to help complete the campus’ new chemical engineering program aimed at ensuring career-ready candidates for emerging industries in the region.

Governor Wolf also joined Wegmans executives at the Mechanicsburg Wegmans location to toast the kick off of Act 39 liquor reforms by purchasing the first bottle of wine to go at Wegmans in Pennsylvania.

Earlier in the week, the governor expressed his support and thanks for Fayette county responders and residents as they work through the challenges caused by serious flooding. Governor Wolf, joined by other elected officials, toured Connellsville on Friday to see the flood damage.

Watch: This Labor Day, Governor Wolf reminds Pennsylvania about new wine and liquor reforms.

Governor Wolf’s Week, August 28 – September 3, 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Friday, September 2, 2016

Highlights from The Blog:

Pennsylvania is the New International Tech Hotspot
I Wish Every Month Was Peach Month
You Can Now Get Wine & Spirit Coupons on Your Phone!
Governor Wolf Announces 25 Additional Centers of Excellence to Combat Opioid Abuse Epidemic (Round-up)
How the Wolf Administration is Battling Prescription Opioid Abuse (VIDEO)

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