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Gov. Wolf Signs COLA Bill, Vetoes Bill that Jeopardizes Public Health

Governor Tom Wolf signed HB 2487, which provides for a temporary freeze on cost-of-living salary adjustments for certain public officials, including the governor, lieutenant governor, state treasurer, auditor general, attorney general, commissioners of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, heads of departments, judges and members of the General Assembly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor…

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Gov. Wolf Signs First Responders Bill, Other Legislation

Governor Tom Wolf signed several bills into law today including HB 1459, which establishes a mental wellness and stress management program for emergency responders who experience post-traumatic stress injuries or traumatic brain injuries on the job. The legislature passed the bill unanimously. “This COVID-19 emergency has been another reminder of how all of us depend…

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El Gobernador Wolf promulga un proyecto de ley sobre los socorristas de primera línea, otras legislaciones

En el día de la fecha, el Gobernador Tom Wolf promulgó varios proyectos de ley, incluido el Proyecto de ley 1459 de la Cámara de Representantes, que establece un programa de bienestar mental y de manejo del estrés para los socorristas que sufren lesiones por estrés postraumático o lesiones cerebrales traumáticas en el trabajo. La…

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Gov. Wolf Signs Bipartisan Bill to Remove Barriers to Work for People with Criminal Convictions

Building on his criminal justice reforms and fulfilling a recommendation to modernize job licensing, Governor Tom Wolf today signed Senate Bill 637, which removes outdated licensing barriers so skilled workers with criminal records can get a second chance and start good careers. The governor has advocated for sweeping changes to the licensing process for years.…

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