Governor Wolf announced that his administration has submitted the commonwealth’s allotted 300 census tracts across the state as Qualified Opportunity Zones, as created by the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) in December 2017.
Governor Wolf thanked U.S. Representative Charlie Dent for his service to the country and commonwealth following his announcement that he would resign from Congress in May.
Governor Wolf is asking State House leaders and committee chairs, upon their return to the Capitol next week, to swiftly send him a package of domestic violence reform bills passed overwhelmingly in the Pennsylvania State Senate, including Senate Bill 501, which would fix an arcane law that allows domestic abusers keep access to guns.
Governor Wolf issued the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Trump Administration’s plan to weaken current fuel efficiency standards
Governor Wolf proclaimed March 24, 2018, to be March for our Lives Day in recognition of the all those who have lost their lives to senseless gun violence and to encourage all citizens to continue their efforts to promote safety and awareness.