Weekly Update: Signing Pension Reform, Protecting Seniors from Financial Fraud, Seeking Bipartisan Health Care Compromise

On Monday, Governor Wolf was joined by legislators in the Capitol Rotunda to sign Senate Bill 1, the bipartisan pension reform bill. The governor provided remarks during the signing and applauded legislators for working across party lines to pass the legislation that will protect taxpayers.

Protecting and advocating for Pennsylvania seniors is a priority for Governor Wolf and his administration. On Thursday, the Wolf Administration stood with advocates in the Capitol Rotunda in support of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

This week, the governor was joined by Department of Banking and Securities Secretary Robin L. Wiessmann and Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne to host panel discussions on protecting seniors from financial fraud and scams in Monaca and Scranton. On Friday, Governor Wolf spoke at the Elder Access to Justice Roundtable Conference where he addressed his administration’s efforts to protect seniors. The governor also focused on the potentially harmful impacts the American Health Care Act would have on older Pennsylvanians.

Governor Wolf has been vocal about the devastating effects the American Health Care Act would have on Pennsylvanians if passed. On Wednesday, the governor voiced serious concerns about a report that highlighted the potential loss of 85,000 jobs in Pennsylvania due to changes in federal health care. Governor Wolf also joined U.S. Senator Casey for a press call on Thursday to discuss the negative impact passage of the American Health Care Act would have on Pennsylvanians. On Friday, Governor Wolf joined a bipartisan group of governors to send a letter to U.S. Senate leadership asking them to change the approach they are taking on health care.

Governor Wolf’s Week, June 11, 2017 – June 17, 2017

Monday, 6/12/17
Tuesday, 6/13/17
Wednesday, 6/14/17
Thursday, 6/15/17
Friday, 6/16/17

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