Governor Wolf’s Week, March 5 – March 11, 2017

first_img The Blog,  Weekly Update This week, Governor Wolf spoke out against the GOP Affordable Care Act replacement plan, the American Health Care Act.“This plan does not fix the Affordable Care Act – it would just delay the Republican plan to cut coverage for nearly a million Pennsylvanians, including those who were able to access quality, affordable healthcare after I expanded Medicaid two years ago,” Governor Wolf said in a statement released on Monday.On Wednesday, the governor sent a letter to five PA Congressmen seated on two key U.S. House committees to formally ask that they reject the bill. He also held a press conference on Friday to discuss how the AHCA would have a negative impact on Pennsylvania’s seniors.Governor Wolf also visited companies in Scranton, Allentown, and Lancaster to host discussions on his budget’s investments in Pennsylvania’s economy and job creation.Governor Wolf’s Week, March 5 – March 11, 2017Monday, 3/6/17Pennsylvania Tightens Medication Rules to Help Combat Opioid CrisisGovernor Tom Wolf Statement on GOP Health Care Repeal PlanTuesday, 3/7/17Governor Wolf Announces PennDOT Effort to Help Combat Human TraffickingWednesday, 3/8/17Wolf to PA Congressmen: Reject Health Care Plan That Hurts Our Constituents, Especially SeniorsOn “Jobs that Pay” Tour in Scranton, Governor Wolf Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Budget Investment in Pennsylvania’s EconomyOn “Jobs that Pay” Tour Allentown, Governor Wolf Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Budget Investment in Pennsylvania’s EconomyThursday, 3/9/17Wolf Administration Sues IBM Over Delayed, Costly Unemployment Compensation System UpgradeOn “Jobs that Pay” Tour in Lancaster, Governor Wolf Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Budget Investment in Pennsylvania’s EconomyGovernor Wolf Announces 60 New Jobs with United State Cold Storage Expansion in Bucks CountyFriday, 3/10/17Governor Announces Retirement of Revenue Secretary Eileen McNultyGovernor Wolf Announces Launch of Electronic Permit Application for Coal MinesGovernor Wolf: Pennsylvania’s Seniors Lost Under GOP Healthcare PlanHighlights from The BlogGovernor’s Advisory Commissions Stand Against HateGovernor Wolf, Pa Officials Speak Out Against ACA Replacement Bill (Round-Up)We Read the GOP Healthcare Repeal Plan and It’s as Bad as You ThinkPirates, Cardinals to Play in Williamsport during Little League World SeriesGovernor Wolf Announces Company Expansion, New Jobs in Bucks County (Round-Up)Highlights from TwitterGOP plan is also dropping substance abuse coverage. In the middle of an opioid overdose crisis, this is unconscionable. https://t.co/aGM78GhRuE— Governor Tom Wolf (@GovernorTomWolf) March 9, 2017 Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf Today and every day, I will be bold and challenge bias and inequality on behalf of the 6M women that live in PA. #InternationalWomensDay pic.twitter.com/JQ7PXNsYMV— Governor Tom Wolf (@GovernorTomWolf) March 8, 2017 Awesome to have @Pirates and @Cardinals play @MLB game in Williamsport during the 2017 @LittleLeague World Series. https://t.co/LLcgpVSExh— Governor Tom Wolf (@GovernorTomWolf) March 9, 2017 Governor Wolf’s Week, March 5 – March 11, 2017center_img By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf March 10, 2017 SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Dream Team Players, Officials Get Share of Japanese Surgeon Reward

first_imgSome officials of Nigeria’s Under-23 football team to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games have already received their cash from the $390,000 donated to the team by a Japanese admirer at the games. Each official is believed to have received $14,000.Sources at the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Glass House secretariat in Abuja hinted that the cash backup for the cheques has finally come through more than two months after the donation and already a number of officials have received their payments.Wealthy Japanese surgeon, Katsuya Takasu, was highly impressed with the performance of the Samson Siasia-led team to Rio 2016 despite the many hurdles they faced and wrote out two cheques, one in favour of Siasia and the other for Chelsea star John Mikel Obi. The team agreed that the players be paid by Mikel, while Siasia sort out the officials.The documentation for the cheque in Mikel’s name is expected to be completed this week for the players to also smile to the bank shortly.Both players and officials had earlier expressed fears after the long delay it took to cash the cheques.Nigeria finished third at the Rio Olympics to complete a football Olympics medals set – Gold in 1996, silver in 2008 and bronze in 2016. The bronze was the only medal Team Nigeria returned with from the South American nation.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more