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Officials Announce Statewide Initiative to Reduce Littering, High Cleanup Costs

Officials Announce Statewide Initiative to Reduce Littering, High Cleanup Costs

| November 15, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Departments of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Transportation (PennDOT), in partnership with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, on Thursday announced an initiative to reduce littering and presented results of the first statewide litter study in over 20 years at a meeting attended by more than 125 local government, legislative, business, and community organization […]

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Hunters Harvest 89 Elk in 2019 General Season

Hunters Harvest 89 Elk in 2019 General Season

| November 14, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Ninety-eight hunters took part in Pennsylvania’s 2019 one-week general elk hunt, which closed November 9.

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Department of Health Increases Availability of Nutritious Food to All Pennsylvanians with Expanded eWIC Access

Department of Health Increases Availability of Nutritious Food to All Pennsylvanians with Expanded eWIC Access

| November 14, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Wolf Administration on Wednesday launched the eWIC program for families in Bucks, Delaware and Philadelphia counties who receive benefits in Pennsylvania’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), bringing the program to all 67 counties.

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Veterans’ Trust Fund Grant Opportunities Available

Veterans’ Trust Fund Grant Opportunities Available

| November 13, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf announced on Tuesday that the 2019-20 Veterans’ Trust Fund (VTF) is accepting grant applications for programs and services benefiting Pennsylvania veterans.

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Gov. Wolf: State Agencies Prepared for Winter Weather, Pennsylvanians Should Prepare

Gov. Wolf: State Agencies Prepared for Winter Weather, Pennsylvanians Should Prepare

| November 12, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – With the winter weather forecasted to bring snow and ice to the northern tier through Wednesday and a cold snap to the entire state through the week, Governor Tom Wolf said state agencies are prepared and is asking all Pennsylvanians to prepare, too.

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Officials Establishes Links for Continuity of Care for Pennsylvanians Reentering Their Communities

Officials Establishes Links for Continuity of Care for Pennsylvanians Reentering Their Communities

| November 9, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania departments of Human Services (DHS) and Corrections (DOC) recently announced that all of DOC’s state-run correctional facilities are connected to DHS’ Pennsylvania Patient & Provider Network (P3N).

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McCaffery & King in Lead for Superior Court Seats as Vote Count Continues

McCaffery & King in Lead for Superior Court Seats as Vote Count Continues

| November 8, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – In the race for the two open Pennsylvania Superior Court seats, one candidate from each party remains in the lead, but the race is still too close to call.

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Pennsylvania Offers Grant Funding to Help Communities with Water Quality Improvement Projects

Pennsylvania Offers Grant Funding to Help Communities with Water Quality Improvement Projects

| November 8, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced on Thursday that $30 million is available to help communities restore and protect water quality throughout the Commonwealth.

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Department of Health: Educate Yourself About Diabetes, Take Steps to Reduce Your Risk

Department of Health: Educate Yourself About Diabetes, Take Steps to Reduce Your Risk

| November 8, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Department of Health is encouraging all Pennsylvanians to be aware of the signs and symptoms of diabetes and to take steps to reduce the risk of developing it by practicing a healthy lifestyle and regularly seeing a primary care provider.

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Wolf Administration Awards $3.4 Million in Grants to Support Pregnant and Postpartum Women with Opioid Use Disorder

Wolf Administration Awards $3.4 Million in Grants to Support Pregnant and Postpartum Women with Opioid Use Disorder

| November 8, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf announced on Thursday his administration is awarding $3.4 million in federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grants for support services of pregnant and postpartum women with opioid use disorder (OUD).

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