Governor Wolf signed two bills – now Acts 88 and 89 – into law that will support grandparents raising grandchildren, many because of the opioid epidemic.
Governor Wolf signed House Bill 270, now Act 87 of 2018, which authorizes enhancements to the Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly Needs Enhancement Tier (PACENET) program, making the program available to an additional 17,000 seniors.
Wolf Administration cabinet officials from the Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) today held an event at the Capitol to announce grant funding from the federal government awarded to Pennsylvania to support kinship navigator programs.
Governor Wolf said today’s Pennsylvania Supreme Court Decision to allow his 2015 homecare executive order to proceed is a victory for seniors and people with disabilities in Pennsylvania.
Governor Wolf helped move forward efforts to eliminate blighted buildings and construct 40 affordable housing units for seniors on a two-block portion of downtown Nanticoke, Luzerne County by awarding a $1 million grant to these projects.