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Gov. Tom Wolf speaks to a joint session of the Pennsylvania House and Senate in Harrisburg, on Feb. 8, 2022. (AP File Photo/Matt Rourke)
Wolf Wants to Dedicate $2 Million to Helping Ukrainian Refugees Settle in Pennsylvania

“Pennsylvania is ready to welcome people fleeing Ukraine. They can count on finding a safe home here.”

This Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006 file photo shows the Public School Employees' Retirement System logo in Harrisburg, near the main entrance their headquarters. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Pennsylvania Pension Funds to Divest Russian Assets

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.

(Courtesy of Pennsylvania Treasury)
Pennsylvania Treasury Moves to Divest Russian Assets

The Pennsylvania Treasury began divesting its holdings in Russia-based companies last week.

A police officer stands guard at a road leading to central Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, Feb. 28, 2022. Explosions and gunfire that have disrupted life since the invasion began last week appeared to subside around Kyiv overnight, as Ukrainian and Russian delegations met Monday on Ukraine’s border with Belarus. It's unclear what, if anything, those talks would yield. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
5 Ways Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Could Affect You Here in Pennsylvania

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.

(Shutterstock Photo/David Bokuchava)
PLCB Stops Sales of Russian-Made Products

It will continue to sell products that have Russian names but aren't actually made in Russia.

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a rally to raise the state minimum wage Friday, July 9, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Wolf Vetoes GOP Bill to Post School Course Materials Online

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.”

Acting state Secretary of Health Alison Beam speaks during a news conference on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. (Screenshot)
Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam to Step Down

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.