Prior to arriving on campus, all students and employees who will be on campus for the semester must complete a self-administered COVID-19 test.
The Pittsburgh native rose to serve two terms as Pennsylvania’s 41st governor, from 1979 to 1987.
A formal announcement by the administration is expected Wednesday afternoon.
Staff is “running out of gas” at Torrance State Hospital, where federal inspectors said short-staffing created safety risks in 2018 and 2019.
Still, at least two Republican lawmakers said Gov. Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 diagnosis was proof masks and other mitigation efforts don’t work.
Former CLSD board member: “In the end there are a great many lessons to be learned from this pandemic.”
In voting down the measure, the panel’s two Democrats said the audit would be duplicative of one already required by law.
Years of financial oversight through Act 47 has prepared cities that were thought to be doomed by the pandemic, while others face cuts and potentially massive tax hikes.
House lawmakers were forced to vote remotely after additional COVID-19 cases were identified in the Capitol, sources said.
The action comes after outside groups like restaurants and hospitals have for months urged Pennsylvania lawmakers to use more of the relief funds to support them.
A long line of service providers and industries — including restaurant owners — are still seeking coronavirus bailouts, but increasingly fear the cash might go toward the state’s budget.
The rise in COVID-19 cases in Lebanon County and 37 other counties in Pennsylvania led the state teachers union to call for schools here to close. Officials here prefer to leave the decision in the school districts’ hands.
School districts are still owed millions and have already passed budgets and set tax rates, putting more pressure on lawmakers in Harrisburg to come up with a solution.
Officials say the state is in a different place than 6 months ago, but without more testing, contact tracing, and efforts to isolate sick people, cases — and deaths — will continue to rise.
While Pennsylvania already conducts post-election audits, Republicans say they will launch hearings to investigate the election.