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By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf
December 22, 2016
Governor Tom Wolf ends his second year in office with major accomplishments in his key priorities, including funding our schools, creating middle-class jobs, fighting the opioid epidemic, reforming state government, and working with the legislature to move Pennsylvania forward.
Schools That Teach
Working with the legislature, the governor enacted a fair funding formula and secured a historic $640 million increase to education funding. Read more.
Jobs That Pay
In two years, the Wolf Administration secured commitments for creating nearly 100,000 full-time jobs and the investment of nearly $1.1 billion in Pennsylvania’s economy. Read more.
Government That Works
Governor Wolf continued his efforts to make state government more efficient, innovative, responsive, and accountable through the state’s GO-TIME initiative and announced first-year savings of $156 million. Read more.
Governor Wolf also worked with the legislature to secure $20.4 million in the 2016-17 budget to fund treatment for 45 Centers of Excellence for Pennsylvanians struggling with opioid use disorder and to pass and enact five key bills to decrease opioid abuse. Read more.
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