BLOG: Governor Wolf’s Week, May 8 – May 14, 2016

first_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitter By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf The Blog,  Videos,  Weekly Update This week, the governor continued to hold bipartisan roundtable discussions in York, Monroe County, and Hazleton to discuss local and statewide efforts to lead the nation in combating the opioid abuse and heroin use epidemic. Fighting Pennsylvania’s opioid and heroin epidemic is a top priority for Governor Wolf and these roundtables and panels are an opportunity to work collaboratively with the General Assembly and community leaders to ensure Pennsylvania leads the nation in the fight to combat the opioid abuse and heroin use crisis.The governor also announced that the Department of Corrections is saving more than $500,000 a year in transportation costs by temporarily relocating inmates receiving radiation treatment to a single facility. On Wednesday, the Governor gave a speech at the Keystone Crossroads conference that addressed the challenges that Pennsylvania’s older cities face.Monday, 5/9/16GO-TIME: Department of Corrections Saves $500,000 by Reducing Inmate Transportation CostsGovernor Wolf made Remarks at a Holocaust Remembrance ceremonyTuesday, 5/10/16Governor Wolf made remarks at the Keystone Crossroads ConferenceGovernor Wolf Announces Central States Manufacturing to Establish New Facility, Create 50 New Jobs in Blair CountyMEMO: Why Governor Wolf Will Veto House Bill 805Wednesday, 5/11/16Governor Wolf Statement on Verizon StrikeThursday, 5/12/16In York, Governor Wolf Continues Local Roundtables to Address Pennsylvania’s Opioid EpidemicGovernor Wolf made Remarks at the Harrisburg Regional Chamber BreakfastWolf Administration Increases Zika Surveillance Plans; Risk of Contracting Virus in Commonwealth Currently Very LowWolf Administration Announces New Rail Projects That Will Create, Retain 48,000 Jobs Through State InvestmentFriday, 5/13/16In NEPA, Governor Wolf Continues Roundtables to Address Pennsylvania’s Opioid EpidemicGovernor Wolf Announces 48 New Jobs with Expansion of HomeNet Automotive Facility in Chester CountyHighlights from The Blog:BLOG: Governor Wolf Continues Statewide Opioid Roundtable Tour in Western PA (Round-up)BLOG: The Importance of Holocaust Remembrance DaysBLOG: Three Major Challenges Facing Older Cities and How We Can HelpBLOG: Three Reasons Why Ride-Sharing Is Important for PennsylvaniaBLOG: Governor Wolf’s Opioid Roundtable Discussions Encourage Bi-partisan Collaboration (Round-up)GUEST BLOG: Addiction Can Affect AnyoneBLOG: Governor Wolf’s Message on the Anniversary of the Amtrak 188 Accident (VIDEO)BLOG: Wolf Administration Release Zika Response Plan (Round-up)GUEST BLOG: “Addiction Was Not My Choice, But It Became My Journey”Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: May 13, 2016 BLOG: Governor Wolf’s Week, May 8 – May 14, 2016last_img

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