Governor Wolf’s Week, February 12 – February 18, 2017

By: Office of Governor Tom Wolf

February 17, 2017

This week, Governor Wolf spoke out in opposition of Senate Bill 3. Joined by First Lady Frances Wolf, legislators, state officials, medical professionals, and women’s health advocates, the governor hosted press conferences and discussions on the bill in Philadelphia and Abington.

On Tuesday, Governor Wolf was joined by pre-k students to announce that his 2017-2018 budget proposal includes a $75 million increase for early childhood education.

The governor also highlighted his budget’s job creation initiatives in State College and improved services for seniors in Wilkes-Barre.

Expanding Medicaid and healthcare coverage for Pennsylvanians has been a priority for Governor Wolf since he became governor. This week, Governor Wolf joined the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association in asking the PA delegation to prioritize affordable healthcare. The governor also sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee to highlight the importance of Medicaid expansion.

Governor Wolf’s Week, February 12 – February 18, 2017

Monday, 2/13/17
Tuesday, 2/14/17
Wednesday, 2/15/17
Thursday, 2/16/17
Friday, 2/17/17

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