Weekly Update: Opioid Epidemic, Jobs, Healthcare

first_img May 12, 2017 By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf Weekly Update: Opioid Epidemic, Jobs, Healthcare Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf It’s #TeacherAppreciationDay – Teachers spend their lives empowering, inspiring, and supporting each of their students. #ThankATeacher https://t.co/MC0xyBNdsT— Governor Tom Wolf (@GovernorTomWolf) May 9, 2017 The Blog,  Weekly Update This week, Governor Wolf announced and celebrated initiatives to continue the fight against the opioid abuse epidemic in Pennsylvania. On Thursday in Philadelphia the governor celebrated the success of the Drug Take-Back Box program and formally announced that additional funding to provide Philadelphia police with naloxone. On Friday, Governor Wolf announced new prescribing guidelines for orthopedic and sports medicine and hosted a roundtable discussion on the guidelines at Temple University.Governor Wolf continued his “Jobs That Pay” tour on Wednesday with a visit to Rutter’s in York where he met with employees and discussed the importance of growing a business from modernization. Governor Wolf also announced new jobs coming to Lancaster county with the expansion of AMES Reese, Inc.Ensuring that all Pennsylvanians have access to affordable health care is a priority for Governor Wolf and his administration. On Wednesday, Pennsylvania Insurance Department Commissioner Teresa Miller testified at the U.S. Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee hearing on the potential impact of the American Health Care Act.Governor Wolf’s Week, May 7, 2017 – May 13, 2017Monday, 5/8/17Governor Wolf Receives Award for Commitment to Early Childhood EducationTuesday, 5/9/17Wolf Administration Launches Loan Program to Help Older Pennsylvanians and Those With Disabilities Live Where They ChooseGovernor Wolf’s Statement on Civil Service Commission Banning the BoxGovernor Wolf Announces Changes to SEPTA BoardWednesday, 5/10/17Governor Wolf Recognizes State Employees Proclaims May 10 “State Employee Recognition Day”Governor Wolf Statement on Confirmation of Estelle Richman to the SRCOn “Jobs That Pay” Tour Governor Wolf Visits Rutter’s, Discusses Growing Business Through ModernizationWolf Administration Testifies before U.S. Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Committee on Potential Impact of American Health Care ActThursday, 5/11/17Governor Wolf Celebrates Drug Take-Back Box Success, Announces Philadelphia Police Naloxone Funding at Visit to WalgreensGovernor Wolf Announces $33 Million in Traffic Signal Improvement FundingGovernor Wolf Announces 30 New Jobs with Expansion of AMES Reese, Inc. in Lancaster CountyPresident Trump Denies Disaster Declaration Request for Northeast PA Counties Hit Hard in March StormFriday, 5/12/17Governor Wolf Joins Temple University Staff and Student Athletes to Discuss New Opioid Prescribing Guideline Recommendations for Orthopedics and Sports MedicineHighlights from The BlogCheck Out the New Health and Human Services Unification Informational WebpageMap: 400+ PA Locations Allowed to Sell Wine or Six-Packs To GoHighlights from TwitterPresident Trump has denied PA’s request for a federal disaster declaration in NEPA for March’s crippling snowstorm. https://t.co/lye52H3PN4— Governor Tom Wolf (@GovernorTomWolf) May 11, 2017 SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img

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