Gov. Wolf moves to consolidate some administrative function, streamline executive operations

Gov. Wolf moves to consolidate some administrative function, streamline executive operations

Call it a step toward restructuring state government.

 

According to a memo from Gov. Tom Wolf to his cabinet secretaries sent Tuesday, the governor said some human resources and information technology services within the executive branch will be consolidated as a means to form a leaner, more cost efficient state government.

Thursday, January 5, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Legislators sworn-in, chamber leaders elected in day of ceremony

Legislators sworn-in, chamber leaders elected in day of ceremony

Tuesday marked the constitutionally required first day of session for the 2017-2018 General Assembly, and as is custom, members were officially sworn into office and the Speaker of the House and President Pro Tempore of the Senate were elected by their chambers.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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What will the new General Assembly look like?

What will the new General Assembly look like?

Tuesday, the legislators making up the General Assembly for the 2017-2018 legislative session will officially be sworn into office.

 

Starting on Day 1, what will the new legislature look like?

Monday, January 2, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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For the General Assembly, restructuring state government might start at home

For the General Assembly, restructuring state government might start at home

For the Pennsylvania General Assembly, restructuring state government might start with an internal look at its own operations.

Thursday, December 22, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Mid-year budget briefing: equal mix of doom and gloom with a twist of optimism

Mid-year budget briefing: equal mix of doom and gloom with a twist of optimism

Budget Sec. Randy Albright Wednesday held the annual mid-year budget briefing, offering a retrospective on the current fiscal year and looking ahead to what challenges will confront lawmakers in crafting the spending plan for the coming fiscal year.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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