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Governor Tom Wolf will sign legislation that abolishes Pennsylvania’s statute of limitations on childhood sexual abuse. He will be joined by Attorney General Josh Shapiro and legislators. The package of bills also includes extending the timeline victims have to file civil action against their abusers, increase penalties for failure to report child abuse by a mandated reporter, and make conversations with law enforcement agents exempt from non-disclosure agreements.
Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf will join Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and his wife Nina Redding in a tour of McCurdy’s Tree Farm to highlight how the PA Farm Bill supports the PA Preferred Program and to encourage residents to support PA Preferred tree farms when purchasing Christmas trees during the holiday season. With over 1,400 farms, Pennsylvania ranks third nationally for the number of Christmas tree farms.
The governor will join PA National Guard members, Sens. Lindsay Williams and Pam Iovino, and Brig. Gen. Gregg Perez at the Southwestern Veterans Center to remind Guard members that enrollment for the PA GI Bill is currently open for servicemembers and encourage them to participate. The PA GI Bill will pay for post-secondary education for a servicemember’s spouse or children when they reenlist for six years and will take effect during the 2020-21 school year.
Governor Tom Wolf will celebrate STEM learning with preschool students in a Head Start class at Baldwin High School. The governor’s PAsmart program funded robots and other fun STEM activities to teach thousands of young students in western Pennsylvania. Following his visit, the governor will host a press conference with Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, Baldwin-Whitehall School District, and legislators.
Governor Tom Wolf will join Deputy Secretary of Corrections Christian Stephens and national criminal justice reform advocates in pushing for commonsense probation reforms that address minimum probation sentences and probation lengths. Last year, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections announced its participation in a Safe Streets & Second Chances reentry initiative aimed at reducing recidivism, which aligns with the governor’s criminal justice reforms ideals.