Governor Wolf met privately with Department of Corrections staff at State Correctional Institution Greene to discuss safety concerns amid the recent spate of staff exposure to unknown substances in several of the state’s correctional facilities.
Governor Wolf Announces Prison Inmate Population Drops for Fourth Consecutive Year After Record ReductionJanuary 22, 2018
Governor Wolf announced that the number of inmates in the Pennsylvania state prison system dropped for the fourth consecutive calendar year, according to new statistics released by the Department of Corrections (DOC).
GO-TIME: Corrections on Course to Save over $35 Million on Inmate Care Through Federal, State PartnershipsJanuary 08, 2018
The Department of Corrections has reduced medical costs for inmates by $14.5 million over the past two years – while maintaining or improving care – by leveraging federal and state programs and innovative partnerships, according to the Governor’s Office of Transformation, Innovation, Management and Efficiency (GO-TIME).
Governor Wolf announced that his administration is moving ahead with a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Department of Corrections (DOC) and the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole (PBPP) that results in the combining of the agencies’ similar, shared and overlapping resources and functions.
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf provided remarks before bipartisan leaders and members of the General Assembly during a pension reform bill signing ceremony.