Tag Archives: Governor Tom Wolf

State funds grants to address Pa’s projected agricultural workforce shortage

According to Gov. Wolf’s office, over the next 10 years, the state will reach a shortage of 75,000 agriculture workers. $500,000 in state grants, part of the Pennsylvania Farm Bill, will fund 55 projects in 25 counties that aim to improve access to agriculture education in the commonwealth in order to lessen the projected worker shortage.

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Gov. Wolf talks mental health care with visit to Lehigh Valley

Pennsylvania’s need for increased access to mental health care was the focus of Gov. Wolf’s visit to the Lehigh Valley on Jan. 3.  As part of a new mental health initiative called Reach Out PA: Your Mental Health Matters, Wolf spoke with mental health advocates, providers, legislators, and others at a roundtable at Muhlenberg College in Allentown.

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State seeks to increase access to mental health care

Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration launched a multi-departmental initiative this week to provide mental health services for all Pennsylvanians that will culminate in an incentive program to facilitate the integration of behavioral health services with physical health services among the state’s providers and insurers.

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