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Praise for Gov. Wolf’s Lead and Asbestos Proposals

Advocacy Groups and legislators praised Governor Tom Wolf for his series of proposed 2020-21 budget items that would target lead and asbestos in schools, day cares, homes and public water systems. Combined, the five budget items will make available more than $1.1 billion in funding to remediate and remove lead and asbestos. “We have known…

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Wolf Administration Proposes Regulations to Support Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Coverage

Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the Pennsylvania Insurance Department is introducing new regulations to protect consumers’ mental health and substance use disorder rights in the commonwealth. The regulations build on the department’s efforts to enforce equal standards of coverage between physical and mental health and substance use services. “Accessing mental health services and treatment…

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Governor Wolf: Approval of New Overtime Rules a Victory for Hardworking Pennsylvanians

Building on his commitment to workers, Governor Tom Wolf announced the state’s Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) voted today to approve the Department of Labor & Industry’s final regulation that will extend overtime pay eligibility to 82,000 more workers. “This is an important victory for thousands of workers,” said Governor Wolf. “People who work overtime…

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New State Funding Helps Return Two Former Industrial Sites to Productive Use

Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding to clean up former industrial sites in Blair and Erie counties to prepare them for occupation by businesses and residential properties. “The benefits are two-fold – not only will harmful chemicals be removed from these properties, but the elimination of blight will attract aspiring renters, homeowners,…

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