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Governor Tom Wolf, Aging Secretary Robert Torres and Dan Jurman, Director, Office of Advocacy and Reform, will discuss how the upcoming budget will support Pennsylvania’s vulnerable populations and those who provide services to them. They will participate in a tour of the Inglis Innovation Center and host a press conference immediately after.
Governor Wolf and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro will host a press conference to outline a new legal opinion that will increase the commonwealth’s ability to address ‘ghost guns’ in Pennsylvania.
Gov. Wolf Provides Updates on Vulnerable Populations Executive Order, Council on Reform’s Recommendations
Governor Wolf will host a press conference to update Pennsylvanians on the work of his Council on Reform since submitting its recommendations for improving the state’s systems to protect its vulnerable populations to the governor in November. The governor’s Council on Reform was established through his ‘Protection of Vulnerable Populations’ executive order to identify reforms needed for Pennsylvania to better protect and support individuals relying upon services and assistance from the commonwealth.
Council members will also be in attendance and remark on the state’s progress.
Governor Wolf, Senator Casey and Insurance Commissioner Altman Remind Pennsylvanians to Take Advantage of ACA Open Enrollment by December 15
Governor Wolf, Senator Casey and Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Altman will remind Pennsylvanians that the ACA open enrollment period will close this Sunday, December 15, and encourage all uninsured residents to sign-up for coverage through HealthCare.gov for quality insurance plans. They will discuss the difference between comprehensive health care plans and ‘junk plans’ that exclude coverage for people with pre-existing conditions, and Pennsylvania’s state-based health exchange that will be operational in 2021.
Governor Tom Wolf will remark on the commonwealth’s Holiday Wish Program in its 30th year of operation. The program, which is sponsored by commonwealth employees, donates gifts to hundreds of families and seniors during the holiday season. Department of Human Services Sec. Teresa Miller, Department of Labor & Industry Sec. Jerry Oleksiak, Department of Aging Ombudsman Margaret Barajas, PennDOT, the PA National Guard, and local legislators will also be in attendance and providing remarks.