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Governor Wolf Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Patriot Day

In remembrance of the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks and in honor of Patriot Day, Governor Tom Wolf has ordered all United States and Commonwealth flags on the Capitol Complex and Commonwealth facilities throughout the state lowered to half-staff at sunrise on Friday, September 11, 2020. “On Patriot Day, we commemorate the lives…

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Gov. Wolf Dedicates $15 Million to Connect Students to High-Speed Internet, Remote-Learning

Continuing to help students learn during the pandemic, Governor Tom Wolf is dedicating $15 million for schools to secure broadband, mobile hot spots, and other platforms that increase equitable access to remote learning. “The COVID-19 pandemic has forced our schools to rethink and rework how to provide instruction to students who are learning completely at…

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Gov. Wolf Receives Hubert H. Humphrey Award for Public Service

Governor Tom Wolf received the American Political Science Association (APSA) Hubert H. Humphrey Award. This award, which was announced during a virtual ceremony at the APSA annual meeting, honors notable public service by a political scientist. Previous recipients of the award include Condoleezza Rice, Susan E. Rice, Henry G. Cisneros, Mark Hatfield, Madeline Albright, Donna…

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Gov. Wolf Applauds State Board of Education for Advancing Modern Science Standards

Governor Tom Wolf applauded the State Board of Education today for advancing an update to Pennsylvania’s science education standards. Modernizing standards for how science is taught in schools is vital to the future success of students and important to strengthening Pennsylvania’s economy and creating jobs. “Preparing students for good-paying careers in emerging industries is a…