Category Archives: Department of Public Welfare

Governor nominates Beverly Mackereth as Public Welfare secretary

Gov. Tom Corbett on Tuesday nominated Beverly D. Mackereth as secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, according to a news release. The department has about 16,000 workers and a budget of more than $28 billion in state and … Continue reading

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Poll: Should the Department of Public Welfare change its name?

poll by twiigs.com Some state lawmakers are pushing to change the name of the state’s Department of Public Welfare to the Department of Human Services. And five former governors publicly support the change. Former Pennsylvania Governors Ed Rendell, Mark Schweiker, … Continue reading

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