Tag archive for ‘pennsylvania’
By Staff On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

Gov. Wolf proposes 2020-21 budget that would protect vulnerable populations

Governor Tom Wolf on Wednesday outlined a 2020-21 budget that he said would protect the most vulnerable Pennsylvanians by expanding comprehensive training for direct care workers, reducing waiting lists for care, More...

By Staff On Monday, January 13th, 2020

New legislation seeks to lower prescription drug costs in Pennsylvania

Rep. Dan B. Frankel speaks at press conference unveiling bill to reduce drug prices. State Reps. Dan Frankel and Austin Davis, both D-Allegheny, today unveiled legislation to provide transparency in drug pricing More...

By admin On Monday, January 6th, 2020

Gov. Wolf orders flags to half-staff to honor former Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick

Governor Tom Wolf ordered the United States and commonwealth flags on all commonwealth facilities, public buildings and grounds fly at half-staff to honor former U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick, 56, who died Monday after More...

By Staff On Thursday, December 19th, 2019

VIDEO: Pa. Agriculture Department clears Santa’s reindeer for Xmas Eve deliveries

Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding and Pennsylvania State Veterinarian Dr. Kevin Brightbill joined Santa Claus and his nine reindeer on Thursday at Hersheypark Christmas Candylane to announce that they have More...

By Staff On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Pennsylvania officials blast Trump Administration cuts to food assistance

Jonathan Weiss | Shutterstock.com Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today spoke out against a rule released by the Trump Administration that limits states’ More...

By Staff On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

Pennsylvania gives child sexual abuse victims more time to sue

(L to R) Rep. Mark Rozzi, Gov. Tom Wolf, Attorney General Josh Shapiro Gov. Wolf on Tuesday signed legislation that allows future victims of child sexual abuse more time to file lawsuits, ends time limits for police More...

By Staff On Friday, November 22nd, 2019

Pennsylvania officials warn of bogus dog license website

Let’s say you’re looking to buy a new dog license online, or maybe just renew your dog’s license for the year. You type “Pennsylvania dog license” or “renew PA dog license” in your More...

By Staff On Monday, October 7th, 2019

PennDOT reminder: Deadline to have REAL ID one year away

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reminding customers that in one year federal enforcement of the REAL ID Act will begin at airports and secure federal facilities nationwide. Beginning Oct. More...

By Staff On Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Pennsylvania governor backs legalizing recreational marijuana use

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced Wednesday that he supports legalizing recreational marijuana, and called on the Republican-controlled Legislature to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana and authorize More...

By Staff On Friday, September 13th, 2019

Pennsylvania Health Department warns against vaping weed

Pennsylvania is warning the public about the dangers of vaping, particularly using THC-containing products purchased illegally. Cases of e-cigarette-related lung injury have rapidly increased in Pennsylvania, More...