Governor Wolf

Pennsylvania News: Governor Tom Wolf Announces Record Drop in Prison Inmate Population

Harrisburg, PA – Jan. 13, 2019 – Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced Friday the largest reduction of inmates in the Pennsylvania state prison system since record keeping began. In 2018, the total DOC inmate population dropped from 48,438 to 47,370, a decrease of 1,068 inmates or 2.2 percent over 2017.  The inmate population has declined … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Governor Tom Wolf Announces Record Drop in Prison Inmate Population

Pennsylvania News: Governor Wolf Administration Announces Investments to Improve 14 Airports

Harrisburg, PA – Fourteen airports will make safety upgrades or expand operation opportunities with the assistance of $15 million in state investments, Governor Wolf announced Friday, May 25, 2018. “Aviation serves as a catalyst for our economy across Pennsylvania and features more than 400 airports serving a variety of customers,” Governor Wolf said.  “Hundreds of … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Governor Wolf Administration Announces Investments to Improve 14 Airports

Pennsylvania News: After Texas Shooting, Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Urges Lawmakers to Stop Delay of Gun Safety Measures

Harrisburg, PA – “It has been more than three months since the tragedy in Parkland, Florida, yet state lawmakers have failed to pass any gun safety measures to my desk. Now, after another massacre has taken the lives of innocent kids, we must act. “In the coming weeks, I look forward to working with lawmakers … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: After Texas Shooting, Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Urges Lawmakers to Stop Delay of Gun Safety Measures

Pennsylvania News: Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Lowers Flags, Honors Victims after Santa Fe, Texas School Shooting

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Governor Wolf issued the following statement regarding the school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas. “Frances and I are heartbroken by the loss of innocent lives from this tragedy in Texas.  We are praying for the victims and their loved ones and we honor the law enforcement and emergency responders for their … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Lowers Flags, Honors Victims after Santa Fe, Texas School Shooting

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf to Washington: We’ll Fight to Save Medicaid

HARRISBURG, PA – Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf today issued the following statement on news out of Washington, D.C. that Republicans are plotting another effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act and cut Medicaid: “For the last year and a half, I have worked with bipartisan governors to stop Washington from dismantling the Affordable Care Act, … Continue reading Pennsylvania Governor Wolf to Washington: We’ll Fight to Save Medicaid

Pennsylvania News: Governor Wolf Approves Eight Universities as Certified Medical Marijuana Academic Clinic Research Centers

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the Pennsylvania Department of Health has approved eight universities as Certified Academic Clinical Research Centers in Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program, signaling the first step towards clinical research to commence in the commonwealth. “The research component of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program sets it apart from the … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Governor Wolf Approves Eight Universities as Certified Medical Marijuana Academic Clinic Research Centers

Pennsylvania News: Governor Wolf Announces New Funding to Expand Machining, Welding Training Programs in Northwest Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, PA – Today, Pennsylvania Governor Wolf announced the approval of new funding to the Precision Manufacturing Institute (PMI) in Crawford County to enhance its manufacturing training programs by adding more advanced training and placing an additional focus on employability skills that prospective workers need to get a job in manufacturing. “The purpose of the … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Governor Wolf Announces New Funding to Expand Machining, Welding Training Programs in Northwest Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf, Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus Take Action to Reduce Gun Violence

Harrisburg, PA – In response to community concerns about the gun violence epidemic, Governor Tom Wolf, Representative Jordan Harris, and other members of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus yesterday announced a new $1.5 million Gun Violence Reduction Initiative and commended the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) for the recent release of $48 million … Continue reading Pennsylvania Governor Wolf, Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus Take Action to Reduce Gun Violence