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Pennsylvania Joins National Effort to Return Unclaimed Property

Pennsylvania has joined MissingMoney.com, a national effort to reunite people with unclaimed property that is rightfully theirs. The website provides an easy way for...

Many Unclaimed Property Claims Now Being Paid by Direct Deposit in...

PA Treasurer Stacy Garrity said many unclaimed property claims are now being paid by direct deposit. Prior to the release of this new feature,...

Governor Wolf Signs 66 Bills into Law, Including Energy Tax Credits

Governor Tom Wolf signed a flurry of bills, including energy tax credits, decriminalization of fentanyl test strips and help for autonomous vehicles, as the...

PA Treasurer Announces Next Auction of Unclaimed Property

Treasurer Stacy Garrity announced the next online auction of unclaimed property items from Treasury’s vault will take place Wednesday October 26, and Friday, October...

Two Members of PA Task Force 1 Deploying to Puerto Rico...

Two members of Pennsylvania Task Force 1 (PATF-1) Urban Search & Rescue (US&R) are deploying to Puerto Rico to support response operations there, as...

Governor Signs Executive Order Banning Conversion Therapy for LGBTQIA+

Governor Tom Wolf signed Executive Order 2022-2 to protect Pennsylvanians from conversion therapy. “Conversion therapy is a traumatic practice based on junk science that actively...

Governor Files Lawsuit Against Republican Lawmakers over Attempt to Ban Abortion

Governor Tom Wolf has filed a lawsuit against the Republican-led General Assembly for an attempt to ban abortion in Pennsylvania. “The Republican-led General Assembly continues to take...

Governor Signs Executive Order Protecting Out-of-State Women Seeking Abortions in PA

Governor Tom Wolf signed Executive Order 2022-01, immediately ensuring out-of-state residents may enter Pennsylvania to access reproductive health care services in the commonwealth. The executive order also affirms the...

Pennsylvania Welcomes 30 Students with Disabilities for Summer Internship Program

In support of the Employment First initiative, Pennsylvania is welcoming 30 college students with disabilities who will participate in summer internships with state agencies. “The OVR...

LGBTQ Affairs Commission Denounces What It Characterizes as a “Don’t Say...

The Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs and education and youth advocates denounced Senate Bill 1278.  The legislation was approved along party lines by the...