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Governor Wolf: Pennsylvania Needs Additional Protections for Animals

Governor Wolf: Pennsylvania Needs Additional Protections for Animals

| October 14, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf recently called on the legislature to take action on legislation to continue to increase protections for animals in the Commonwealth.

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Venango County Man Among 99 New Troopers Welcomed by PA State Police

Venango County Man Among 99 New Troopers Welcomed by PA State Police

| October 13, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Acting Commissioner Robert Evanchick announced on Friday that 99 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Hershey and have been assigned to troops across the Commonwealth.

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Governor Wolf Signs Bill to Combat ‘Peeping Tom’ Drones

Governor Wolf Signs Bill to Combat ‘Peeping Tom’ Drones

| October 13, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf on Friday signed House Bill 1346 into law, now Act 78 of 2018.

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Pennsylvania Hosts Inaugural Statewide LGBTQ Aging Summit

Pennsylvania Hosts Inaugural Statewide LGBTQ Aging Summit

| October 13, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Wolf Administration, in partnership with LGBTQ aging advocates and stakeholders, hosted Pennsylvania’s inaugural LGBTQ Aging Summit.

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Wolf Administration Announces Grant Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren due to Opioid Crisis

Wolf Administration Announces Grant Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren due to Opioid Crisis

| October 12, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Wolf Administration cabinet officials from the Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) on Thursday held an event at the Capitol to announce grant funding from the federal government awarded to Pennsylvania to support kinship navigator programs.

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Pennsylvania Game Commission: It’s Hunting Time

Pennsylvania Game Commission: It’s Hunting Time

| October 11, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Through 80-degree temperatures, mid-October might have snuck up on many Pennsylvanians.

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Wolf Administration Distributes $8K to Venango County Volunteer Fire Companies  During Fire Prevention Week

Wolf Administration Distributes $8K to Venango County Volunteer Fire Companies During Fire Prevention Week

| October 10, 2018

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – In conjunction with Fire Prevention Week, three Venango County volunteer fire companies in funding from the Wolf Administration.

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AG Shapiro Leads Fight to Stop Illegal Robocalls, Spoofing that Plague Consumers

AG Shapiro Leads Fight to Stop Illegal Robocalls, Spoofing that Plague Consumers

| October 10, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Josh Shapiro on Tuesday called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to create new rules to allow telephone service providers to block more illegal robocalls being made to unsuspecting consumers.

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State Police Update Pennsylvania’s Ten Most Wanted List

State Police Update Pennsylvania’s Ten Most Wanted List

| October 10, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) recently released its updated Ten Most Wanted List.

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Pennsylvanians Encouraged to Make Fire Safety Plans: ‘Look, Listen, and Learn’

Pennsylvanians Encouraged to Make Fire Safety Plans: ‘Look, Listen, and Learn’

| October 10, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Acting State Fire Commissioner Bruce Trego wants Pennsylvanians to “Look, Listen, and Learn.” This is not just the new theme of Fire Prevention Week October 7 – 13, it could save the lives of those reacting to a fire in their homes.

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