Governor Tom Wolf is taking action to build on the bipartisan support for making Pennsylvania’s redistricting process more fair and nonpartisan. The governor signed an executive order today establishing the bipartisan Pennsylvania Redistricting Reform Commission and appointed David Thornburgh, president and CEO of the non-profit Committee of Seventy, as chairman.
Governor Wolf announced today the State Board of Veterinary Medicine waived its enforcement of a 10-year automatic ban on certification for vet tech applicants with a past felony drug conviction, following his recommendation that licensing boards remove barriers to employment.
June Jobs That Pay Update: Closing the Gender Pay Gap, Attacking Potholes, Expanding Workforce OpportunitiesJune 15, 2018
This month, the commonwealth made strides to end the gender pay gap, improve critical infrastructure, and expand opportunities for businesses to grow and collaborate with the teachers of tomorrow’s talent.
Building on his commitment to make state government more responsive to Pennsylvania’s growing economy, Governor Wolf is calling for reforms to several job licensing boards and the licensing requirements to remove barriers to employment so skilled workers can enter the careers of their choice, strengthen the workforce, and grow our economy.
On Monday, March 26, Governor Wolf introduced his 21st century voting reform plan, which included a proposal to advance voting rights by offering same day voter registration, automatic voter registration, and modernizing absentee ballots.