Tweets of the Week - October 23, 2017

Check out the week as described in Tweets from top influencers and newsmakers in Pennsylvania government.

Friday, October 27, 2017/Author: Mike Howells
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Allegheny County state legislative delegation activity for October 23

Allegheny County state legislative delegation activity for October 23

The state House and Senate concluded legislative action for the 2017-2018 state budget this week. 

Here's how the Pittsburgh and Allegheny County delegation voted on key budget bills. 

Friday, October 27, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Treasury authorizes $1.8 billion line of credit to state's General Fund

Treasury authorizes $1.8 billion line of credit to state's General Fund

State Treasurer Joe Torsella announced Friday that he has authorized a $1.8 billion line of credit from the Treasury’s Short Term Investment Pool (STIP) to the state General Fund.

The line of credit is to be paid back on or before April 2, 2018 at a variable interest rate equal to the SiFMA Swap Index Yield, according to a statement by Treasurer Torsella. 

Friday, October 27, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
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Telepsychiatry could be the mental health medium for rural Pennsylvania

Telepsychiatry could be the mental health medium for rural Pennsylvania

In an effort to curb the opioid crisis in Pennsylvania, telemedicine in psychiatry, commonly referred to as telepsychiatry, is being popularized in rural Pennsylvania, where treatment centers and clinics are not easily accessible.   

Friday, October 27, 2017/Author: Robert Cochran
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