Governor Tom Wolf today proposed to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage to $12 an hour. The boost in pay for one million workers would enable tens of thousands of people to work their way off of public assistance, saving taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars and growing the economy for everyone.
Governor Tom Wolf today announced the investment of $121 million for 25 drinking water, wastewater and non-point source projects across 20 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST).
Governor Tom Wolf and state officials today warned residents to stay safe while outdoors this week as temperatures are forecast to be below zero with wind chills making it feel like it is minus 35 degrees in many locations throughout Pennsylvania beginning overnight tonight through Thursday.
Governor Tom Wolf sent a letter to U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos expressing his deep concern for the department’s proposed regulations addressing K-12 and postsecondary institutions’ obligations to respond to allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault under Title IX.
Governor Tom Wolf has frequently urged the legislature to pass commonsense gun safety laws, including universal background checks by eliminating the gun show loophole on private transactions for long guns.