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Gov. Wolf Visits Lancaster EMS to Thank Emergency Responders for Work...

Governor Tom Wolf visited the Millersville location of Lancaster EMS to thank first responders and learn about how they are adapting their critical work...

Governor wants Lawmaker Censured over Attacks on LGBTQ Community

Governor Tom Wolf is calling on Republican House Leadership to censure Representative Russ Diamond for social media posts which the Governor called "thinly veiled...

Pennsylvanians Reminded to Respond to 2020 Census

Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin reminded all Pennsylvanians to be a good neighbor and respond to the 2020 Census as...

AG Shapiro Stops Price Gouging At Spruce Food Market

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General has shut down price gouging efforts at Spruce Food Market in Philadelphia. The...

Fiscal Watchdogs in Pennsylvania, Other States to Review COVID-19 Data Reporting,...

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale joined with the fiscal watchdogs of other states to announce a first-of-its-kind project to review how COVID-19 data has...

Pennsylvania Health Secretary Addresses Transphobic Comments towards LGBTQ Community

For the first time, Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine responded to the “multiple incidents of LGBTQ harassment, and specifically transphobia directed at me, that...

New COVID-19 Projections Show Risk for Resurgence Continues Spread to Northeast

Updated COVID-19 projections released by PolicyLab at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia show communities across the Northeast are struggling to fend off risk for virus resurgence as...

Gov. Wolf Visits WellSpan York Hospital, Thanks Staff, Discusses Mask-wearing Benefits

With a recent rise in COVID cases and subsequent additional targeted mitigation efforts put in place, Governor Tom Wolf visited WellSpan York Hospital to...

Governor Wolf Appoints Lucas M. Miller as State Inspector General

Governor Tom Wolf announced the appointment of Lucas M. Miller, the current Acting State Inspector General, to serve as the State Inspector General of...

National Health Policy Leaders Endorse Gov. Wolf’s ‘Bold’ Action to Stop...

National health policy leaders today endorsed Governor Tom Wolf’s most recent mitigation efforts to stop another surge of COVID-19 cases in the commonwealth, reminding...

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