Williamsport, Pa. – National Voter Registration Day is a national holiday celebrating U.S. democracy. It was first observed in 2012 and has been growing in popularity each year since.
Williamsport, Pa. – A new city ordinance establishes an accessibility committee but doesn't guarantee people with disabilities get a seat at its table.
Williamsport, Pa. -- Beginning on September 4, Jackie Baker, Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania's 23rd Senate District, was joined by Airneezer Page and Amanda Waltman, two House candidates, for a tour of the District.
Harrisburg, Pa. -- Amanda Waldman, Democratic candidate for the 84th House District (Lycoming and Union Counties) has planned a series of campaign events for the month of September. Waldman served in the office of the Lieutenant Governor during her college career, writing briefings for the o…
On Wednesday, August 26, State Representative Lynda Schlegel Culver will host a telephone town hall beginning at 2 p.m. specifically to address the concerns of senior citizens. Questions and comments are encouraged regarding both general issues and COVID-19.
Clinton County, Pa. -- Joe Waltz, who is running for State Representative in House District 76 and Margie Brown, running for State Senate in District 25, have recently received endorsements from prominent state labor unions. Both candidates are affiliated with the Democratic party.
Over 100 years ago, on Aug. 18 in 1920, Congress ratified the 19th Amendment which said the right to vote "shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex." The passage of the 19th amendment was the direct result of a century of grassroots activism and …
Hamilton, N.Y. — A group of presidents belonging to the Patriot League have announced their opposition to the federal government’s new rules restricting access and opportunities for international students attending colleges and universities in the United States.
Harrisburg, Pa.—Four more states were added to Pennsylvania’s travel quarantine recommendation that has been aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19.
Harrisburg, Pa. - Building on criminal justice reforms and fulfilling a recommendation to modernize job licensing, Governor Tom Wolf signed Senate Bill 637, which removes outdated licensing barriers so skilled workers with criminal records can get a second chance and start good careers.
A petition to fire two Williamsport Bureau of Police officers over alleged misconduct has collected more than 1,200 signatures.
Harrisburg – As law enforcement, community members and elected officials engage in conversations around the country about how to grow the relationships among residents and the officers sworn to protect and serve them, the House advanced a multi-faceted plan to assist in those efforts.
Harrisburg, Pa. -- The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is making $40 million in funding available to support Pennsylvania’s dairy industry and food security programs, following months of uncertainty and loss from the COVID-19 pandemic.
First Lady Frances Wolf offered encouraging messages to children, parents, teachers, and caregivers through the release of a series of videos created in collaboration with Pennsylvania PBS titled #TogetherPennsylvania.
Governor Tom Wolf announced today that The School Safety and Security Committee (SSSC) within the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) has approved the opening of two funding announcements totaling $157.5 million that school entities are immediately eligible to apply for t…
Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets all over northcentral Pennsylvania--as they have across the country--to advance their message in a peaceful way.
Amid a surge in mail-in ballots, the COVID-19 public health emergency and civil disturbances in six counties, Governor Tom Wolf today signed an executive order extending the deadline for county election offices in Allegheny, Dauphin, Delaware, Erie, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties to re…
Harrisburg, PA - Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today reminded Pennsylvanians that public assistance programs remain available to families throughout the COVID-19 public-health emergency.