By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Governor Wolf has a message to Ukrainians fleeing war in their country – and that message is ‘You are welcome here.’
Governor Wolf posted his message on social media on Tuesday.
PA has the second-highest Ukrainian population of any US state.
My message to Ukrainians fleeing their country: You are welcome here.
I am calling on the legislature to authorize $2 million to support the establishment of the New Neighbors Fund to assist with resettlement.
– Governor Tom Wolf (@GovernorTomWolf) March 15, 2022
The governor said Pennsylvania has the second-highest Ukrainian population of any state in the country.
He said he was calling on the state legislature to authorize $2 million to assist with resettling refugees.
The Governor said the money would be used to support the creation of the ‘New Neighbors Fund’.
https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2022/03/16/gov-wolf-calling-on-state-legislators-to-provide-funding-for-ukrainian-refugee-support/ Governor Wolf Calls on State Legislators to Fund Ukraine Refugee Aid – CBS Pittsburgh