BLOG: Governor Wolf’s Week, May 15 – May 21, 2016

first_img By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf The Blog,  Weekly Update This week, the governor continued to hold bipartisan roundtable discussions in Delaware and Bucks counties to discuss local and statewide efforts to lead the nation in combating the opioid abuse and heroin use epidemic. Governor Wolf also joined Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine at the Rite Aid Pharmacy in Lemoyne to remind Pennsylvania residents and pharmacists that a doctor’s prescription is not needed to obtain the life-saving opioid overdose antidote drug naloxone. Governor Wolf also sent a letter to Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation urging them to fund the comprehensive Opioid Abuse and Reduction Act of 2016.Fighting Pennsylvania’s opioid and heroin epidemic is a top priority for Governor Wolf and these roundtables and events are an opportunity to work collaboratively with the General Assembly and community leaders to ensure Pennsylvania leads the nation in the fight to combat the opioid abuse and heroin use crisis.Governor Wolf also signed into law House Bill 400, known as the Work Experience for High School Students with Disabilities Act, which will help students with disabilities gain competitive employment.Monday, 5/16/16 Governor Wolf Announces Eighteen Municipalities to Improve Traffic Safety with Red Light Enforcement FundsGovernor Wolf Announces Veterans’ Trust Fund Grant RecipientsGovernor Wolf Announces $12 Million in Green Light-Go Traffic Signal Improvement FundingTuesday, 5/17/16Governor Wolf Announces Funding to Support Community Revitalization Efforts Across PennsylvaniaGovernor Wolf, Physician General Levine Remind Pennsylvanians about the Availability of Naloxone to Combat OverdosesGovernor Wolf Announces PRUFTECHNIK, Inc. to Establish National Headquarters in Philadelphia, Creating New JobsWith Signing of HB 400, Governor Wolf Makes Work Experience for High School Students with Disabilities a PriorityWednesday, 5/18/16 Governor Wolf Applauds New Department of Labor Regulations Governing Overtime PayWolf Administration Investing $25.1 Million in Projects to Protect and Improve Pennsylvania Water ResourcesGovernor Wolf Vetoes House Bill 805Thursday, 5/19/16In Delco, Governor Wolf Hosts Roundtable to Address Pennsylvania’s Opioid EpidemicGovernor Wolf, Rep. Stephens Announce Bottled Water Availability for Horsham Area ResidentsGovernor Wolf participated in “Conversation with the Governor”Friday, 5/20/16Governor Wolf Urges Pennsylvania’s Congressional Delegation to Fund Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction ActGovernor Wolf Announces 680 New Jobs with New FedEx Ground Mid-Atlantic Distribution Facility in Northampton CountyIn Bucks County, Governor Wolf Hosts Roundtable to Address Pennsylvania’s Opioid EpidemicWolf Administration Celebrates Start of Long Awaited CSVT River Bridge ProjectHighlights from The Blog:BLOG: Watch Governor Wolf’s WITF Interview on Pennsylvania’s Opioid CrisisBLOG: Governor Wolf Continues his Opioid Roundtable Discussions with Stops in York, Stroudsburg, and Hazleton (Round-up)BLOG: Naloxone: What It Is, How to Get It, and How to Use ItBLOG: Six Things To Know About Crowdfunding in PABLOG: 109 Municipalities Receive $12 Million under PennDOT’s “Green Light-Go” Program (Round-up)BLOG: Planning to Stay with Airbnb in PA this Summer? Check Out These Important TipsGUEST BLOG: Help Us Develop a Plan to Protect and Serve PA’s SeniorsBLOG: How DOC is Helping Inmates with Mental Illness Transition Home (Round-up)BLOG: Thank You for Supporting Federal LGBT Non-discriminationLike Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: May 20, 2016 BLOG: Governor Wolf’s Week, May 15 – May 21, 2016 SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img

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