The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board claims that revealing how many licenses are available in each county would hurt revenue. But others believe it might help small businesses compete.
Key players in Harrisburg say they won’t make any decisions about how to spend $1 billion in remaining stimulus cash until Congress finishes negotiating.
At best, many students of color said they feel unwelcome and ill-supported. At worst, they feel unsafe and targeted.
Education Secretary Pedro Rivera will be Thaddeus Stevens College’s next president, the school said in a press release.
Despite the state’s struggles to keep case counts low, the department told volunteers it planned to wait until the fall to resume trainings.
Without additional federal aid, the state will probably have to make serious budget cuts or significantly increase borrowing to make ends meet.
State officials say the six-month contract is needed to give workers and visitors greater confidence that the facilities are safe.
State officials are trying again, this time with a grant program targeted at the smallest and most vulnerable operations.
GOP Rep. Russ Diamond denied he was mocking the official, though he falsely equated being transgender to a “lifestyle choice.”
As the face of the state’s COVID-19 response, Health Secretary Rachel Levine has been the subject of numerous personal attacks.
State agencies stopped processing public-record requests in mid-March as Wolf shut down much of Pennsylvania.
There are currently 661 contact tracers across the state. The health department wants to add potentially thousands more.
The lawsuit represents another test of Wolf’s emergency powers, which have been unsuccessfully challenged several times.
There’s currently a moratorium on utility shutoffs, though regulators have started to debate when it should come to an end.
The constitutional amendment process is a lengthy one with no guaranteed outcome, but it has a major benefit — it doesn’t require Gov. Tom Wolf’s approval.