The first day of school always stirs a sense of excitement and anticipation: we all kick off the new term with straight A’s, perfect attendance, and on that very first day, everyone is a friend. The first day is a moment of optimism, and it often defines the tone of the coming school year.

As Gov, Tom Wolf begins his second term leading Pennsylvania, a similar sense of optimism is alive in the Capitol on this first day.

Wolf is kicking off his final, four-year term fresh from a resounding affirmation that voters overwhelmingly support his agenda, and no legislative lines in the sand have yet to be drawn.

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