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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Governor Wolf Visits Hemp Farm to Highlight Farming Opportunities

During a visit to a hemp growing site in Blair County today, Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding highlighted the opportunities available to hemp growers...

PA State Police Accepting Applications for Citizens Police Academy

Pennsylvania State Police are currently accepting applications for their Citizens Police Academy, which will begin in September at the Reading barracks. The program will expand citizens knowledge...

PA Turnpike Plans for 6% Toll Increase in 2020

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission approved a six percent toll increase for 2020 for both E-ZPass and cash customers. The increase is set to start at 12:01 a.m....

State Police Seizes More Than $11 Million in Illegal Drugs

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania State Police announced that troopers confiscated $11,415,911 worth of heroin, fentanyl, and other illicit drugs in the second quarter of 2019. From April...

Operation Dry Water Focuses on Keeping Impaired Boaters Off the Water

Harrisburg, PA – During the extended Independence Day weekend and throughout the summer, Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) waterways conservation officers (WCO) will be focusing on...

Gov. Wolf Signs Education Program to Benefit National Guard Member Families

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf Monday signed into law House Bill 1324, known as the PA GI Bill, which creates a program allowing spouses and children...

Pennsylvania Reaches Early Education Milestone Under Gov. Wolf’s Leadership

Harrisburg, PA – Funding for pre-k to 12 education has increased by $1.2 billion and early education assistance has doubled since Governor Wolf took office. Today, the governor...

Automatic Sealing of Criminal Records Takes Effect in Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today participated in a press conference to celebrate the one-year anniversary of signing Clean Slate into law and to announce that automatic sealing of...

Governor Wolf Declares “Juneteenth National Freedom Day” in Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf signed into law Act 9, formerly House Bill 619, which designates June 19 as “Juneteenth National Freedom Day” in Pennsylvania. “While...

Department of Human Services Highlights Need for Minimum Wage Increase

Harrisburg, PA - Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today joined Senator Vincent Hughes, Senator Art Haywood, Representative Patty Kim, legislators from the State Senate and...
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