Governor Wolf’s Week, August 7 – August 13, 2016

first_imgGovernor Wolf’s Week, August 7 – August 13, 2016 August 12, 2016 SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf The Blog,  Weekly Update This week Governor Wolf continued his tour of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) Centers of Excellence across Pennsylvania and discussed the significant investment made in the 2016-17 budget to combat the opioid abuse epidemic plaguing the state. Joined by Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas, Governor Wolf hosted press conferences at Crossroads Counseling in Williamsport and Montgomery County Recovery Center in Montgomery County.Continuing to fight the opioid abuse and heroin use epidemic is a top priority for the Wolf administration. On Wednesday, Governor Wolf announced through his GO-TIME initiative that the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs enabled nearly $3.5 million to be spent on drug and alcohol treatment-related services in fiscal year 2015-16 by working with the Department of Human Services to expedite the processing of Medicaid applications for offenders entering residential drug and alcohol treatment.Also this week, Pennsylvania’s bipartisan liquor reform law took effect. The new liquor laws are the largest reform package passed since the end of prohibition 80 years ago and enhance the customer experience by providing greater convenience and satisfaction.Governor Wolf’s Week, August 7 – August 13, 2016Monday, August 8, 2016Governor Wolf Announces Simplex Industries, Inc. to Expand Operations in Scranton Creating 40 New JobsGovernor Wolf Announces Cerner Corporation Expansion to Create 250 New JobsIn Williamsport, Governor Wolf Touts Strides Made in 2016-17 Budget to Combat Opioid EpidemicTuesday, August 9, 2016After Balanced Budget with Sustainable Revenues, Moody’s Revises Commonwealth Outlook to StableGovernor Wolf Announces 250 New Jobs with Company Expansion in Franklin CountyWednesday, August 10, 2016GO-TIME: Expedited Medicaid Processing Initiative Results in $3.5 Million More in Drug and Alcohol Treatment ServicesIn Norristown, Governor Wolf Touts Strides Made in 2016-17 Budget to Combat Opioid EpidemicGovernor Wolf Orders Commonwealth Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Harold “Don” WhippleThursday, August 11, 2016GO-TIME: Digitizing Personnel Records Saves Space, Improves Efficiency and AccessFriday, August 12, 2016Pennsylvania Restores Scholarship Funding for 1,000 Early Child Care ProfessionalsHighlights from The Blog:Pennsylvania’s Historic Liquor Reform Takes EffectPennsylvania to Highlight Importance of Preventing Elder AbuseIndia Day 2016: Celebrating Pennsylvania’s Cultural Diversity6 Ways State Employees are Helping Gov. Wolf Save PA MoneyGovernor Wolf Visits Centers of Excellence, Discusses Investment 2016-17 Budget Made in Combating Opioid Abuse (Round-Up)Check out the 94 PA Liquor Stores That Will Now Be Open on Sundaylast_img read more

Leinster star could be on the way to Munster

first_imgThe Leinster back is out of contract in the summer and is subject to a big money offer from Bristol while Bordeaux and Harlequins are also said to be interested.There’s bad news on the injury front for Ireland ahead of the Six nations.Ulster have confirmed that Iain Henderson suffered a significant hamstring tear in Fridays Pro 12 win over Edinburgh.last_img