“Pennsylvania is ready to welcome people fleeing Ukraine. They can count on finding a safe home here.”
The Public School Employees' Retirement system and the State Employees' Retirement System voted recently to divest a combined $307 million in Russian and Belarusian assets.
The Pennsylvania Treasury began divesting its holdings in Russia-based companies last week.
Though the battle is being waged 5,000 miles away, what happens in the conflict between Russian and Ukraine is of great importance to Pennsylvanians.
It will continue to sell products that have Russian names but aren't actually made in Russia.
Gov. Wolf said the bill, which would have required links or titles for every textbook and course summaries to be posted on district websites, "politicizes what is being taught in our schools.”
Beam had served in an acting role since January, when Gov. Tom Wolf tapped her to replace Dr. Rachel Levine, who left for the Biden administration.
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