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As School Starts, Wolf Administration Encourages Healthy Eating Habits for Children

As School Starts, Wolf Administration Encourages Healthy Eating Habits for Children

| August 23, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Wolf Administration officials and Central Pennsylvania Food Bank Executive Director Joe Arthur on Thursday discussed the importance of proper nutrition, especially among school-aged children, and offered healthy tips to parents and students who are preparing for the new school year.

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State Police Troop E Reports 1143 DUI Arrests, 300 DUI Crashes in 2018

State Police Troop E Reports 1143 DUI Arrests, 300 DUI Crashes in 2018

| August 21, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania State Police Troop E announced on Monday that troopers made 1143 DUI arrests in 2018.

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Coalition of Five Attorneys General, including Shapiro, File Suit Challenging Trump’s Public Charge Rule

Coalition of Five Attorneys General, including Shapiro, File Suit Challenging Trump’s Public Charge Rule

| August 19, 2019

HARRISBURG. Pa. — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro Friday, August 16, filed a lawsuit in a coalition of five Attorneys General challenging the Department of Homeland Security’s Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds Final Rule, known as the “Public Charge Rule.”

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Governor Wolf Signs Executive Order to ‘Tackle’ Gun Violence while Looking for ‘Right Middle Ground’

Governor Wolf Signs Executive Order to ‘Tackle’ Gun Violence while Looking for ‘Right Middle Ground’

| August 17, 2019

Harrisburg, Pa. – On Friday, August 16, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive order creating a pair of new offices to tackle gun violence from both the gun-safety and public-health perspectives.

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$1 License Among Special Fishing Opportunities Offered on Labor Day

$1 License Among Special Fishing Opportunities Offered on Labor Day

| August 14, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – With the summer season winding down, The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is excited to offer several special fishing opportunities to keep the fun going!

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Governor Wolf: Hemp Is Growing Opportunities for PA Farmers

Governor Wolf: Hemp Is Growing Opportunities for PA Farmers

| August 10, 2019

TYRONE, Pa. – During a visit to a hemp growing site in Blair County on Friday, Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding highlighted the opportunities available to hemp growers and processors across the Commonwealth.

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DCNR Announces Investment in ATV, Snowmobile Recreation

DCNR Announces Investment in ATV, Snowmobile Recreation

| August 10, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) on Friday announced new investments to expand trails and support new all-terrain (ATV) and snowmobile riding opportunities in Pennsylvania.

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DCNR Awards Cherrytree & Pinegrove Townships VFD’s Wildfire-Fighting Grants

DCNR Awards Cherrytree & Pinegrove Townships VFD’s Wildfire-Fighting Grants

| August 9, 2019

GARDNERS, Pa. – The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn and State Fire Commissioner Bruce Trego on Thursday announced more than 130 wildfire-fighting grants totaling nearly $620,000 to assist volunteer fire companies throughout the state, including grants to Cherrytree and Pinegrove Townships Volunteer Fire Departments.

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Governor Wolf Calls for Federal, State Action Following Escalating Gun Violence

Governor Wolf Calls for Federal, State Action Following Escalating Gun Violence

| August 8, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – In the wake of last weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, Governor Wolf is seeking action from state and federal levels to end gun violence.

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FEMA, FCC to Conduct Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Today

FEMA, FCC to Conduct Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Today

| August 7, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System, on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. ET on all television and radio stations, satellite television and radio, cable systems and wireline video providers.

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