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Top Wolf aides leaving admin. next month for private sector

BY: - June 24, 2021

In a press release, the administration said Mike Brunelle, who has been Wolf’s chief of staff since 2017 and part of the Democratic governor’s administration since Wolf’s first term in 2015, was moving on to take a job in the private sector.

New Wolf admin plan aims to reduce stigma of mental illness, encourage people to seek help

BY: - January 2, 2020

The goal of the initiative is to reduce the stigma of mental illness, encourage people to seek treatment and analyze the factors that prevent Pennsylvanians from receiving care, Wolf said. 

Wolf’s natural gas-backed infrastructure plan enjoys majority support, new Franklin & Marshall poll finds

BY: - August 8, 2019

Gov. Tom Wolf's $4.5 billion infrastructure plan is controversial inside the Capitol building in Harrisburg.

Gov. Wolf renews Pa.’s opioid disaster declaration for the sixth time

BY: - June 15, 2019

Gov. Tom Wolf on Friday renewed Pennsylvania’s opioid disaster declaration for the sixth time, giving the state more leeway to combat the addiction crisis. The Democrat signed the first 90-day declaration in January 2018. Since then, according to Wolf’s office, Pennsylvania has: “Removed about 285 tons of prescription drugs from our streets through take-back boxes; […]

Restore Pennsylvania, explained: Everything you need to know about Gov. Tom Wolf’s infrastructure plan

BY: - June 9, 2019

This week, Gov. Tom Wolf's administration unveiled the details of Restore Pennsylvania, an initiative to restore crumbling infrastructure, expand broadband access, and help communities fight blight.

This program in rural Pennsylvania is teaching kids about robotics

BY: - May 31, 2019

Timothy Heffernan is the gifted support teacher at Franklin Area High School in Venango County, a rural part of northwest Pennsylvania. Each year, he lets his students tell him what they’re interested in and designs their learning around that topic. Four years ago, it was robotics. So he did what any good teacher would do, […]