Harrisburg, Pa. - The Department of Health launched a violence data dashboard to collect data on the scope, frequency, geography and populations affected by violence in Pennsylvania. The creation of the dashboard was a mandate in the governor’s 2019 Executive Order to Reduce Gun Violence.
Mechanicsburg, Pa. -- The Peyton Walker Foundation, one of the country’s prominent heart screening advocates and leaders in providing CPR and AED training and equipment donations, applauded the final passage of "Peyton's Law" on Thursday.
Harrisburg, Pa. -- First responders who experience post-traumatic stress injuries or traumatic brain injuries on the job will now have an established mental wellness and stress management program thanks to a bill signed into law Thursday.
Harrisburg, Pa. -- Tensions between Governor Wolf and the General Assembly have been running high since Wolf expressed his intention to veto the unanimously-approved Right-to-Know bill.
Harrisburg, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board issued clarifying guidance for licensees to reinforce the targeted statewide mitigation efforts at bars and restaurants in response to the recent rise in COVID cases.
Harrisburg, Pa. -- In recognition of the service and sacrifice of volunteer firefighters throughout Pennsylvania, the Wolf Administration made $591,975 in new funding available to help rural communities guard against the threat of wildfires in the state's forests and other undeveloped areas.
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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 - State Reps. Mike Jones (R-York), Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler), Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon), Stephanie Borowicz (R-Centre), and David Rowe (R-Snyder/Union) joined together to condemn the state Supreme Court’s July 1 ruling striking down House Resolution 836, sponsored by Diamond, which…
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and fulfilling a recommendation to modernize job licensing, Governor Tom Wolf signed Senate Bill 637, which removes outdated licensing barriers so skilled workers with criminal records can get a second chance and start good careers.
The Wolf Administration released the following statement in support of U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Judge Dolly M. Gee’s ruling on Friday ordering the release of migrant children held in the country’s three family detention centers, including the Berks County Re…
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.
Governor Tom Wolf announced that 60 senior community centers throughout the commonwealth will be the recipients of Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s 2019-20 Senior Community Center grants – totaling $2 million in funding appropriated by the General Assembly from the Pennsylvania Lottery.
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.
Harrisburg, Pa. -- Public health concerns have forced drastic actions as the Department of Health sued Carlisle Event officials, citing COVID-19 concerns as the Carlisle Car Show has been known to draw very large crowds.
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…
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…