Governor Wolf’s Week, September 25 – October 1, 2016

By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf

September 30, 2016

On Wednesday, Governor Wolf addressed a joint session of the General Assembly to urge lawmakers to take action against the current opioid and heroin abuse epidemic plaguing Pennsylvania. With 10 Pennsylvanians dying per day due to overdoses and 3,500 individuals lost last year from the opioid abuse epidemic, Governor Wolf encouraged the legislature to work quickly and efficiently to pass bills to combat this health crisis. During his speech, the governor also highlighted new legislative priorities to battle the epidemic.

On Friday, the governor visited a newly established Center of Excellence in Bucks county to further discuss his administration’s top priority to stop opioid abuse and treat those who are suffering from Substance Use Disorder.

Governor Wolf also continued his Schools That Teach tour to tout the historical investments made in education funding during his administration with stop in Lebanon.

The governor also announced economic development projects and job creation opportunities in Philadelphia and Franklin County.

Governor Wolf’s Week, September 25 – October 1, 2016

Monday, 9/26/2016
Tuesday, 9/27/2016
Wednesday, 9/28/2016
Thursday, 9/29/2016
Friday, 9/30/2016

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