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

Martins, Abdulhameed Lift Lawyers Table Tennis Open

first_imgNational Welfare Secretary of the NBA, Adesina Adegbite who was also at the event commended the participants and the organisers for the initiative. He also pledged to drum support for the sporting event at the national level of the NBA to ensure that its profile is further raised.“I congratulate everyone who has participated here today. It’s was quite interesting and refreshing to see Lawyers do sports. I’d like to thank the organizers for their consistency in doing this yearly. I’ll embark on a personal drive to drum support for this initiative at the national level of the NBA. I would also like to encourage all Lawyers across the country to come in next year and let’s do this together,” he noted.In the men’s category, Tunji Abdulhameed defended the title he won last year to retain the trophy as winner of the Men’s Category while Kabir Adeleke and Cisan Ezeikpe both settled for second and third places in both categories.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram History was made at the just concluded Lawyers Table Tennis Open (Mfon Usoro Cup) as Yetunde Martins knocked off seven-time winner of the competition,, Titilayo Osagie, to clinch the title of female category of the tournament.Martins who had always come out second best against her Ikeja Bar compatriot, Titilayo dug in deep in the final set to win a tense affair at the Tennis court inside National Stadium.Speaking on the tournament, its patron, Mfon Usoro said that the competition is aimed at encouraging healthy living with good progress witnessed yearly.“We started this competition to encourage Lawyers to imbibe healthy living and sportsmanship. It’s quite delightful to see a new winner in the female category. It’s a demonstration of the progress made by Martins and the tournament as a whole,” she said.last_img read more