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Governor Wolf Signs Laws Creating Nonprofit Security Grant Fund, Keystone Tree Fund

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf signed into law House Bill 859 to assist non-profits with safety and security measures. The legislation was requested in response to attacks against the Jewish community, including the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. “Schools and other community institutions should be a safe place for…

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Governor Wolf Signs Historic Election Reform Bill Including New Mail-in Voting

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf made voting more convenient and secure by signing Act 77 of 2019, the most significant improvement to Pennsylvania’s elections in more than 80 years. The bipartisan compromise legislation takes effect for the April 2020 primary election and makes Pennsylvania a national leader with voter-friendly election reforms. The law creates a…

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Gov. Wolf Signs Bill to Expand Access to Career and Technical Education, Workforce Development Opportunities

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today signed HB 265, now Act 76 of 2019, which makes the governor’s PAsmart website part of the law and establishes provisions that support career and technical education, and workforce development in Pennsylvania. “Providing educational opportunities for our students across the commonwealth is a part of preparing them for…

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Governor Wolf Signs Multiple Bills

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf signed the following bills: House Bill 24, which amends the Capital Facilities Debt Enabling Act, further providing for bonds, issue of bonds and notes, maturity and interest. House Bill 65, which makes the following designations: • A portion of State Route 3047 over the South Branch of Blacklick…

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Gov. Wolf Signs Historic Health Insurance Reform Legislation Creating State-Based Exchange

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today signed into law House Bill 3, a historic reform to health insurance that creates an online exchange operated by the state in lieu of the federal government. The legislation provides for lower premiums and increased access to health insurance by developing a state-based health insurance exchange and a…

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