Pennsylvania is a state known for its many American “firsts” — the first hospital, the first successful daily newspaper, the first radio station, the first actions in the country combatting slavery and, more recently, the first U.S. Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. And last …
Pennsylvania's State Senate voted Thursday 30-20 in favor of ending Gov. Tom Wolf's pandemic disaster declaration and unanimously in favor of extending "hundreds" of Wolf's regulatory waivers, according to the Associated Press.
Republican Jake Corman has served as state senator for Pennsylvania’s 34th District since 1998, but now, a new competitor announced his candidacy. Democrat Robert Zeigler, current president of Millheim’s Borough Council, will compete against Corman for the seat in 2022.
Gov. Tom Wolf signed a renewal of the Proclamation of Disaster Emergency for the coronavirus pandemic Thursday, after Pennsylvanians voted to impose limits on the governor’s authority in an emergency disaster declaration.
Voters in Pennsylvania became the first in the U.S. to impose limits on the governor's authority in an emergency disaster declaration, according to The Associated Press.
Pennsylvania Department of Health acting secretary Alison Beam announced Thursday the commonwealth will comply with the updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s relaxed masking guidelines.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced Tuesday updated coronavirus guidelines that will increase maximum capacity for indoor and outdoor gatherings and events on May 17.
Graham Spanier is set to appear in court next month as a judge decides whether the former Penn State president will begin a jail sentence following his alleged involvement in the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse case, according to the Associated Press.
73% of adults in the United States believe climate change is occurring but only 41% discuss global warming at least occasionally, according to a 2018 Yale University study.