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By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Pennsylvania commits additional $3 million to battle spotted lanternfly

Most spotted lanternflies are still small, red nymphs (Photo: Pa. Dept. of Agriculture) The Pennsylvania Rapid Response Disaster Readiness Account will provide $3 million toward the containment of the spotted lanternfly. The More...

By Staff On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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Anxiety disorders now qualify for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania

Starting July 20, anxiety disorders and Tourette syndrome will be qualifying medical conditions under Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program. Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine said Thursday More...

By Staff On Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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Pennsylvania becomes first state to automatically seal criminal records

Pennsylvania on Friday began automatically sealing certain types of criminal records under the state’s Clean Slate law, which was enacted one year ago. It’s the first state in the union to initiate More...

By Staff On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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Bass fishing season starts Saturday in Pennsylvania

If fishing for bass is what you love, then Saturday, June 15, is undoubtedly one of the happiest days of the year for you! That’s when bass season officially starts in Pennsylvania. Among the state’s More...

By Staff On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Sunday is ‘Fish for Free Day’ in Pennsylvania

During the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, when many families and friends will already be gathered together, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) will be offering the first of two Fish-for-Free Days. On More...

By Staff On Thursday, May 16th, 2019
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Gov. Wolf vows to veto any effort to ban abortion in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf renewed his vow on Thursday to veto any legislation that infringes on the rights of women to make their own healthcare choices, including abortion. The affirmation comes in the wake More...

By Staff On Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
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Gov. Wolf urges legislature to advance LGBTQ civil rights, hate crime protections

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf As legislative sponsors rally support for long-overdue civil rights and hate crime protections for LGBTQ Pennsylvanians, Governor Tom Wolf on Monday said that neighboring states have already taken More...

By Staff On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
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Pennsylvania stops suspending driver’s licenses for drug offenses

Act 95 of 2018, signed into law by Governor Tom Wolf in October 2018, went into effect Monday to eliminate driver’s license suspensions for non-driving infractions in Pennsylvania. The law amends Title 75 of More...

By Staff On Monday, April 15th, 2019
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OPINION: League of Women Voters Supports Hand-Marked Paper Ballots

The PA Department of State has mandated that all counties in PA replace older voting machines by 2020 with new machines with auditable paper records. The Danaher voting machines which Bucks County has used for the More...

By Staff On Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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Report: 1.75 million Pennsylvania workers make $15 or less per hour

Nearly half of Pennsylvania hourly-wage workers – more than 1.75 million Pennsylvanians – make less than $15 per hour, even as cost of living continues to increase, according to a new report. Gov. Tom Wolf More...