Governor Wolf Visits with Grandparents Raising Grandchildren whose Parents Have Been Affected by Opioid Crisis
Tomorrow, Governor Wolf will join with Acting Secretary of the Department of Human Services Teresa Miller, Physician General and Acting Secretary of the Department of Health Rachel Levine, Acting Secretary of the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Jennifer Smith, and Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne to visit with grandparents to hear of their experiences raising grandchildren whose parents have been affected by the opioid crisis.
Combatting the opioid crisis is a top priority for Governor Wolf and his administration. This event allows the administration to hear how families have been affected by the opioid crisis and learn how our commonwealth can help them in this extremely difficult time.
Governor Wolf Joins Ben Franklin Students to Celebrate the Holidays
Governor Wolf will visit Ben Franklin Elementary School to visit with students and celebrate the holiday season.
Governor Wolf Discusses Workforce Development, Importance of Giving at Local United Way
Governor Wolf will be joined by United Way and community leaders to highlight the importance of supporting organizations such as United Way and the positive impact it can have on the community.
United Way’s mission is to identify the important needs of local communities. United Way of the Capital Region has partnered with the community to launch a project focused on workforce development and helping the underemployed obtain jobs to earn a living wage.
Governor Wolf Joins Elected Officials and Health Care Advocates to Veto Senate Bill 3
Governor Wolf will be joined by Mayor Jim Kenney, members of the PA Commission for Woman, and women’s health advocates to veto Senate Bill 3, the anti-choice legislation that would severely limit women’s reproductive rights.
Governor Wolf Signs PA CHIP Legislation, Urges Congress to Reauthorize CHIP Program
Governor Wolf will be joined by Human Services Acting Secretary Teresa Miller at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to sign legislation passed by the General Assembly to reauthorize Pennsylvania’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
While the PA General Assembly voted to reauthorize CHIP in the Commonwealth, Governor Wolf continues to urge the United States Congress to do their part in ensuring continued funding for CHIP. Federal funding covers approximately 90 percent of the cost of Pennsylvania’s CHIP program.