VIDEO: Jen Swails to take over as Secretary of the Budget as Albright steps down

VIDEO: Jen Swails to take over as Secretary of the Budget as Albright steps down

Albright to take up position as top aide to SERS executive director

After a 2018-19 mid-year budget briefing, current Secretary of the Budget, Randy Albright, announced that he will be stepping down as the Budget Secretary at the end of the month. 

Gov. Tom Wolf joined Albright for the announcement and introduced Jen Swails, current Department of Human Services Fiscal Management Director, as the new Budget Secretary. 

Pamela Hile, spokesperson for the State Employmees' Retirement System, confirmed that Albright was taking on a position as special assistant to Executive Director Terrill Sanchez.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
VIDEO: Gubernatorial debate recap

VIDEO: Gubernatorial debate recap

Monday's debate was a face-off between current Governor Tom Wolf and former state Senator Scott Wagner, who is looking to up-end the incumbent Democrat in November’s gubernatorial election. 

Jeopardy host Alex Trebek mediated the debate, asking questions which at times brought out some teeth between the candidates.

Take a look at the video recap from The PLS Reporter.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Democrats support Wolf's proposed spending increases in, and focus on, education

Democrats support Wolf's proposed spending increases in, and focus on, education

Gov. Tom Wolf’s fellow Democrats overwhelmingly supported the proposed budget that emphasized increased spending on education.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
Categories: News and Views
Wolf announces new health plan for impoverished seniors

Wolf announces new health plan for impoverished seniors

Governor Tom Wolf’s administration rolled out a new health care plan that partners with private insurance companies to coordinate care for elderly and disabled Pennsylvanians. 

The program, called Community HealthChoices, will be mandatory for all individuals over the age of 21 who receive both Medicare and Medicaid. 

Thursday, December 7, 2017/Author: Stephen Caruso
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