Corrections Secretary John Wetzel speaks at Press Club Luncheon

Corrections Secretary John Wetzel speaks at Press Club Luncheon

Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel was the featured speaker at the November Pennsylvania Press Club luncheon held Monday afternoon where he spoke on topics related to the need to incorporate more data in criminal justice policymaking, the Justice Reinvestment Initiative, and the opioid crisis.

Monday, November 20, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Wolf announces $5 million overdose fighting drug grant for statewide first responders

Wolf announces $5 million overdose fighting drug grant for statewide first responders

Outside an old fire station in Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood Friday afternoon, surrounded by firefighters who have already saved 40 lives this year alone from opioid overdoses, Gov. Tom Wolf announced a new $5 million grant that puts 120,000 doses of naloxone, an overdose reversing drug, in the hands of first responders statewide.

Friday, October 20, 2017/Author: Stephen Caruso
VIDEO: DePasquale finds progress in audits on the opioid crisis

VIDEO: DePasquale finds progress in audits on the opioid crisis

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale held a press conference Thursday morning to discuss the results from three audits that were launched to determine the monitoring and effectiveness of opioid-related drug treatment initiatives in the Commonwealth.

Thursday, July 13, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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This Saturday is the 13th National Drug Take Back day

This Saturday is the 13th National Drug Take Back day

On Thursday at the Capitol, U.S Attorney Bruce Brandler held a press conference announcing that this Saturday is the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. 
Thursday, April 27, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Gov. Wolf signs opioid abuse bills

Gov. Wolf signs opioid abuse bills

Gov. Tom Wolf joined members of the legislature Wednesday afternoon to sign a legislative package of bills that he hopes will help with the opioid epidemic in the commonwealth. 

Thursday, November 3, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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