Governor Wolf joined the National Math and Science Initiative at the state Capitol to recognize the impressive academic gains of several western Pennsylvania schools in the organization’s College Readiness Program, and he touted the state’s significant progress and investments in education to reverse years of cuts and prepare students with the skills for a rewarding career in the 21st century economy.
Governor Wolf announced two new approvals through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) that will clean up a former industrial site in York County and assess the environmental condition of a former Northampton County site to prepare them for occupation by businesses and residential properties.
Governor Wolf praised the Pennsylvania General Assembly for voting to reauthorize Pennsylvania’s Children’s Health Insurance Program and called on the U.S. Congress to take action on the federal reauthorization.
Governor Wolf announced that the 2017-18 Veterans’ Trust Fund (VTF) is accepting grant applications for programs and services benefiting Pennsylvania veterans.
Governor Wolf and Representative Mary Jo Daley joined local elected officials and women’s health advocates to rally against Senate Bill 3, the anti-choice legislation that would severely limit women’s reproductive rights.