Governor Wolf Launches Program to Help Seniors Receive Coordinated Quality Care
Governor Wolf will be joined by Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne, Acting Secretary of Human Services Teresa Miller, and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald in Pittsburgh to announce the launch of the Wolf Administration’s Community HealthChoices Program in 14 Southwestern Pennsylvania counties.
Community HealthChoices will officially launch in Southwestern Pennsylvania in January 2018. The program will help seniors remain at home and receive quality health care in their local communities. The program will also offer benefits for people with disabilities, age 21 and older.
Governor Wolf Hails Standardized Testing Reduction, Announces New PSSA Testing Dates
Governor Wolf will announce the new dates for PSSA testing and highlight the benefit to students, parents, and teachers of reducing standardized testing.
The Wolf Administration announced changes to the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) in August to address the concerns of parents and educators regarding the amount of time students spend taking standardized tests.
Governor Wolf Highlights Progress in Fighting Opioid Abuse
Governor Wolf will visit Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia to highlight his administration’s progress made in fighting the opioid abuse epidemic in the commonwealth and learn more about what the insurer and its Independence Blue Cross Foundation are doing to battle the epidemic.
Governor Wolf Interviewed on KDKA Morning News
Governor Wolf will be interviewed live via phone on KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway.
Governor Wolf Tours Western PA Laborers’ Education and Training Center
Governor Wolf will tour Western PA Laborers’ Education and Training Center to highlight the importance of workforce training.
The Western Pennsylvania Laborers’ Training Center currently offers 34 courses to train laborers and apprentices in skills that give PA contractors a competitive edge.