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Governor Wolf Announces PA Innovation Plan Proposal

Governor Wolf Announces PA Innovation Plan Proposal

| January 26, 2020

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf on Friday announced an ambitious budget proposal to fuel innovation across Pennsylvania, making the commonwealth a national competitor in attracting and retaining entrepreneurs and startups through strategic funding and community support.

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License Sales Up After Saturday Deer Opener

License Sales Up After Saturday Deer Opener

| January 26, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – When the Pennsylvania Game Commission last year opted to move the opening day of the firearms deer season to Saturday, the decision was based in part on the conclusion it would enable more hunters to participate, and it was the best thing to do for the future of Pennsylvania hunting.

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Anglers Encouraged to Keep Safety in Mind When Ice Fishing

Anglers Encouraged to Keep Safety in Mind When Ice Fishing

| January 26, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – After several consecutive days of below freezing overnight temperatures across Pennsylvania, conditions on many lakes and ponds have become suitable for ice fishing.

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Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Rate At 4.5 Percent

Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Rate At 4.5 Percent

| January 25, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – On Friday, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) released its employment situation report for December 2019.

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Opioid Command Center Continues to Work with Local Organizations to Address Opioid Crisis

Opioid Command Center Continues to Work with Local Organizations to Address Opioid Crisis

| January 25, 2020

CARLISLE, Pa. – The Wolf Administration met on Friday with the Cumberland-Perry County Drug & Alcohol Commission’s Task Force on Opiate Prescribing to discuss the latest data regarding the opioid crisis and the Opioid Command Center’s response.

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PennDOT, TSA Remind Pennsylvanians About REAL ID Enforcement

PennDOT, TSA Remind Pennsylvanians About REAL ID Enforcement

| January 25, 2020

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reminded Pennsylvanians to upgrade their driver’s license or identification card to a REAL ID-compliant version at an event at the Lehigh Valley International Airport.

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Gov. Wolf: Reach Out PA New Online Feedback Form Seeks Public Input on Mental Health Resource Needs

Gov. Wolf: Reach Out PA New Online Feedback Form Seeks Public Input on Mental Health Resource Needs

| January 24, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf introduced an online form for Pennsylvanians to provide feedback on mental health barriers, services and how the state can better support people’s mental health needs.

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Qualifying Senior Citizens Can Apply For Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program

Qualifying Senior Citizens Can Apply For Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program

| January 24, 2020

HARRISBURG Pa. — Application forms for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program are now available for eligible Pennsylvanians to begin claiming rebates on property taxes or rent paid in 2019, Revenue Secretary Dan Hassell announced. The deadline to apply for a rebate is June 30, 2020.

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High School Students Can Still Enroll in Voter Registration Program

High School Students Can Still Enroll in Voter Registration Program

| January 23, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar reminded Pennsylvania high school students they still have time to participate in the Governor’s Civic Engagement Award (GCEA) program by registering their eligible peers to vote in the April 28 primary.

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​DCNR Seeking Comment on Draft ATV Trail Policy

​DCNR Seeking Comment on Draft ATV Trail Policy

| January 22, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) this week will outline proposed changes to its internal policy on ATV trails on state forest lands to the Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council for public comment.

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