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Gov. Wolf Proposes New Investments to Build Successful Future for Pennsylvania Families

After transforming the state’s budget from a severe shortfall to a record surplus over seven years, Governor Tom Wolf today outlined his vision for a generational investment in education and to raise wages, attract innovative industries and create good jobs that will make Pennsylvania an even better place to live and work.   While this is his final budget speech before the General Assembly, Governor Wolf said he plans to spend every day continuing to fight […]

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First Lady Wolf, Restorative Justice Advocates Speak on Diversionary Programs as an Alternative to Incarceration

First Lady Frances Wolf hosted Women in Reentry: Diversionary Programs, the seventh and final in a series of virtual conversations with reentry and restorative justice advocates. The panel discussed the importance and effectiveness of diversionary programs, how they can be utilized as an alternative to prison, and why they are especially beneficial for women.   Panelists included:   Judge Christy Fawcett, Mental Health Wellness Court of York County    Brinda Penyak, Deputy Director of the County Commissioners Association of […]