Weekly Update: Healthcare, Job Creation, PennDOT Projects

first_imgWeekly Update: Healthcare, Job Creation, PennDOT Projects May 05, 2017 Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Today we honor Trooper Weaver as well who made the ultimate sacrifice. Thankful to him and his family, for everything they have given. https://t.co/NpLsanu5Sh— Governor Tom Wolf (@GovernorTomWolf) May 2, 2017 By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf The Blog,  Weekly Update This week, Governor Wolf urged Pennsylvania’s Congressional delegation to vote “no” on the American Health Care Act citing how the bill would harm the Commonwealth’s most vulnerable, specifically seniors. After the bill narrowly passed in U.S. House of Representatives, the governor released a statement condemning the passage of the bill saying that it was a sad day for millions who now continue to worry about access to health care.Governor Wolf kicked off the week by visiting BAE systems in York and announcing the company’s plan to expand and create 530 new jobs. The governor also announced new investments to stimulate small business development and workforce training. On Friday, Governor Wolf hosted a press conference to announce a Fair-Chance hiring policy that will remove the criminal conviction question, otherwise known as “banning the box”, from non-civil service employment applications.Governor Wolf joined PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards and officials to announce several 2017 construction season projects in the south central region of the state, specifically the Route 283 reconstruction project. Governor Wolf and PennDOT also announced $200 million for roadway improvements in PennDOT’s District 9 region.Governor Wolf’s Week, April 30, 2017 – May 6, 2017Monday, 5/1/17Governor Wolf Announces Creation of 530 New Jobs in York County with Expansion of BAE SystemsAsian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2017Tuesday, 5/2/17Wolf Administration Launches Health and Human Services Unification Informational WebsiteGovernor Wolf Requests Federal Disaster Aid for March SnowstormWednesday, 5/3/17Governor Wolf Urges President Not to Sign EO Authorizing DiscriminationGovernor Wolf Announces New Pennsylvania Investments to Stimulate Small Business Development and Create JobsThursday, 5/4/17Governor Wolf Urges Delegation to Save Pennsylvanians’ Health Care Ahead of House VoteGovernor Wolf, PennDOT Secretary Kick Off Route 283 Reconstruction Project, Preview South Central Region ConstructionGovernor Wolf, DEP Announce More than $2 Million in Mosquito Control Grants to 30 Pennsylvania CountiesGovernor Wolf Statement on Passage of Health Care Bill in U.S. HouseFriday, 5/5/17Governor Wolf, PennDOT Announce $200 Million in Roadway ImprovementsGovernor Wolf Announces New Investments in Workforce TrainingGovernor Wolf ‘Bans the Box’ on State Employee ApplicationsHighlights from The BlogWhy Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month MattersHighlights from TwitterThe #AHCA would gut care and increase costs for many PA’ians. I will not support it, and neither should any member of Congress serving PA. pic.twitter.com/Cu6Bw1oM7X— Governor Tom Wolf (@GovernorTomWolf) May 3, 2017last_img read more

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Syracuse tennis’s Anna Shkudun’s season ends with loss in NCAA singles tournament Round of 64

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on May 25, 2016 at 10:55 pm Contact Charlie: [email protected] | @charliedisturco Anna Shkudun’s first season with Syracuse ended on Wednesday, losing in the Round of 64 in the NCAA singles tournament to Virginia’s No. 2 seed Danielle Collins, 2-6, 0-6.Shkudun entered the match ranked No. 61 in the country while Collins was ranked second.The two last played on Feb. 21 in the No. 1 singles match and Shkudun lost 1-6, 1-6 as SU fell to then-No. 9 Virginia, 5-2. The Orange’s season as a team ended on May 14 when it lost to No. 2 seed Florida.Shkudun faced the toughest competition of anyone on Syracuse throughout the year, playing just two games outside of No. 1 singles. The senior finished the season with a 13-10 record and 6-8 in conference play.With Shkudun squaring off in the NCAA singles tournament and SU’s 27th-ranked doubles team of Gabriela Knutson and Valeria Salazar in the NCAA doubles tournament, the feat marks the Orange’s first time since 1996 in which the team has sent a singles player and a doubles pair.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textShkudun has one more year left of eligibility and will return in 2017, according to athletic communications assistant Tim Gallagher.As for Knutson and Salazar, the duo will play its first doubles match Thursday, May 26 against No. 3 Brooke Austin and Kourtney Keegan of Florida. Commentscenter_img Related Stories Best season in Syracuse tennis history ends against No. 1 Florida in 2nd round of NCAA tournamentSyracuse tennis wins 1st-ever NCAA tournament match with 4-3 win over Georgia StateValeria Salazar, Gabriela Knutson ride 6-game doubles winning streak into NCAA tournamentlast_img read more

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