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Tom Wolf’s time as Pa. governor is almost over. Here’s what he’ll be remembered for.

He leaves the commonwealth with a budget surplus and a number of far-reaching policy wins, including a major boost in public education spending.
By Stephen Caruso/SpotlightPA and Katie Meyer/Spotlight PA

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Pennsylvania has a 3 year plan to tackle the teacher shortage

The Pennsylvania Department of Education’s 3 year plan aims to get more teachers into classrooms by 2025.

By Sam Dunklau

New baby formula plant in Berks County gets another $8 million from the state

ByHeart, the country’s newest FDA-registered formula manufacturer, has now received more than $10 million from Pennsylvania

By Aaron Moselle/WHYY

Why Pennsylvania’s health department is taking Spotlight PA to court

How many people in Pennsylvania use medical marijuana for opioid addiction? The Wolf administration is taking Spotlight PA to court for trying to find out.

By Ed Mahon/Spotlight PA

State employees aiding troubled Philly elder abuse nonprofit

Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration has taken the extraordinary step of marshaling state employees to handle investigations for a Philadelphia nonprofit that fields allegations of the neglect or abuse of older people.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Pennsylvania high court throws out mask mandate for schools

Pennsylvania schoolchildren may soon be attending classes unmasked under a state Supreme Court ruling throwing out the Wolf administration’s statewide mandate that face coverings be worn inside K-12 school buildings.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press