BLOG: Governor Wolf’s Week, Feb. 22 – Feb. 26, 2016

first_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitter February 26, 2016 BLOG: Governor Wolf’s Week, Feb. 22 – Feb. 26, 2016 The Blog,  Weekly Update This week, Governor Wolf participated in a White House roundtable on opioid addiction,  announced a new website that tracks efforts to modernize government, announced that Online Voter Registration hit a 100,000-user Milestone, held a bill signing, and swore in the Advisory Commission on African American Affairs.Governor Wolf also shared that he has treatable form of prostate cancer.Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. Early detection is important and promising research shows accurate screening tests and preventive measures should help reduce the risk of death from prostate cancer.Governor Wolf’s Week, 2/22-2/26/16Monday, 2/22/16Participated in a White House roundtable on opioid addictionRequested federal disaster assistance for January snowstormLaunched the first phase of a new website to track efforts to modernize government operations in order to reduce costs and improve services through the Governor’s Office of Transformation, Innovation, Management and Efficiency (GO-TIME)Announced that Online Voter Registration hit a 100,000-user MilestoneTuesday, 2/23/16Signed a bill that amends the Local Tax Enabling Act by exempting all active duty military pay, regardless of where it is earned, from the Earned Income Tax.Signed a bill that dissolves the two separate Horse and Harness Racing Commissions and establishes regulatory oversight of the racing industry with the creation of a single entity – State Horse Racing Commission – under the Department of AgricultureWednesday, 2/24/16Held a media availability to share that he has treatable form of prostate cancerSwore in the Governor’s Advisory Commission on African American AffairsThursday, 2/25/16Released a statement on Leader Reed’s decision to hold a vote on a medical marijuana billICYMI: Best of The Blog this Week, 2/22-2/26/16BLOG: Online Voter Registration Hits Huge 100,000-user MilestoneBLOG: Early Detection Helped Tom and Could Make the Difference for You, TooBLOG: Invest in Pre-K, Not PrisonsBLOG: Looking for Savings? Find Hundreds of Millions Here →BLOG: Skyrocketing Property Taxes Are Due to a Lack of Education FundingLike Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolflast_img read more

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Uefa cracks down on doping and racism

first_imgUefa will retrospectively study 900 doping samples given since 2008 as it attempts to combat use of performance-enhancing drugs in European football.Though it will not lead to future punishments, the governing body intends to identify the scale of steroid use.Uefa will also carry out blood testing in more competitions from 2013-14, and consider using biological passports.A proposal for 10-match European bans for players and officials found guilty of racism has also been ratified.For racist incidents involving spectators, a partial stadium closure for the first offence and a full stadium closure for a second, coupled with a fine of 50,000 euros (£42,800), will be applied.The new measures were on the agenda at Uefa’s executive committee meeting, held in London prior to Saturday’s Champions League final between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich. In February, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said he had asked Uefa several times to implement new drug-testing procedures.“When you have a doping control at Uefa, they do not take blood, they take only urine,” the 63-year-old said. “I have asked many times [at Uefa meetings] in Geneva [for that to be changed].”The World Anti-Doping Agency’s president has also accused football of not doing enough to stop doping.Talking about the blood-boosting drug involved in the case of disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, John Fahey, said: “I simply say this about football – they are not testing enough for EPO. They can do more and we encourage them to do more.”Previously, blood testing has only taken place at European Championships. The extent of the use of performance-enhancing drugs in football was hinted at in the Operation Puerto case in Spain.While that investigation, which led to Eufemiano Fuentes being found guilty of running one of the world’s largest sports doping rings, centred around cyclists, the Spanish doctor has boasted of a client list that extended into a number of other disciplines.It may never be known if that was the case, as the blood bags used to convict Fuentes have been ordered to be destroyed, a ruling Spain’s anti-doping agency (AEA) plans to appeal.last_img read more

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Job Vacancies: Care assistants sought for private nursing home

first_imgJOB VACANCY: One of Donegal’s most reputable Nursing Homes are on the lookout to recruit Care Assistants to join their professional, dynamic and hardworking team.Áras Uí Dhomhnaill Nursing Home, is a 48-bed private state of the art nursing home located in Milford, Co. Donegal.Management are currently recruiting for Healthcare Assistants to join their team for full-time and part-time roles. Requirements: FETAC level 5 or equivalentInterested candidates should apply with CV to Anne McGilloway, Director of Nursing: [email protected] alternatively via post to:Anne Mc GillowayDirector of NursingSheephaven HealthcareÁras Uí Dhomhnaill Nursing HomeMilfordCo. DonegalF92 HX32E : [email protected] : sheephavenhealthcare.comT : 074-9163288F : 074-9163280 Job Vacancies: Care assistants sought for private nursing home was last modified: October 26th, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Áras Úi Dhomhnaillcare assistantjobsnursing homeVacancieslast_img read more

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