With an intense winter storm bringing heavy snow, high winds, sleet and freezing rain expected across the state through this weekend, Governor Tom Wolf has signed a state of emergency declaration to allow for increased assistance with storm-related needs, and the commonwealth is imposing speed restrictions and a ban on all commercial traffic, including buses on most interstates and the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Governor Tom Wolf today announced an additional $10.5 million to help preschool-age children transition to kindergarten. The funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services builds on the governor’s commitment to expanding early education for Pennsylvania’s youngest children.
Governor Wolf Announces Funding to Provide Skills Training to Next Generation of Workers at Bosch Rexroth CorporationJanuary 18, 2019
Governor Wolf announced the approval of a new apprenticeship grant to Bosch Rexroth Corporation, an engineering company located in Bethlehem that supports mechanical and plant engineering challenges around the world. The grant builds on the governor’s commitment to expanding job training opportunities for Pennsylvanians.
Governor Tom Wolf issued the following statement on the passing of longtime Pennsylvania House aide, Karen Coates, who served as Chief of Staff to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Governor Tom Wolf joined Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera and educational leaders from across the commonwealth today to recognize Dr. Gennaro R. Piraino, Jr., Superintendent of the Franklin Regional School District, as the 2019 Pennsylvania Superintendent of the Year.