Governor Wolf was joined by labor and business leaders, including Microsoft, and several cabinet secretaries to launch the next phase of PAsmart, a first-of-its-kind $30 million investment in workforce development. During the press conference in York, the governor signed an executive order to cut red tape and improve coordination between several state agencies to more effectively deliver workforce development services to Pennsylvanians.
Governor Wolf signed House Bill 1641, codifying the Employment First policy that the governor established by executive order in March 2016 to increase competitive employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
Governor Wolf signed two bills aimed at eradicating blight throughout Pennsylvania’s communities.
Governor Wolf signed House Bill 1869 into law, now Act 24 of 2018, the primary intent of which is to create a 15-member Maternal Mortality Review Committee within the Department of Health to collect confidential information or investigate and disseminate findings related to maternal deaths.