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BREAKING NEWS: Report Reveals More Than 300 ‘Predator Priests’ Accused of Sexually Abusing Children in Pennsylvania

BREAKING NEWS: Report Reveals More Than 300 ‘Predator Priests’ Accused of Sexually Abusing Children in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Surrounded by survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests, Attorney General Josh Shapiro today revealed the comprehensive findings of a statewide investigative grand jury that spent two years uncovering abuse of children by priests, and a systematic cover up spanning decades by senior church leaders in Pennsylvania and the Vatican. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 14, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News
Wolf Administration Provides Update on Statewide ‘Resurface PA’ Initiative

Wolf Administration Provides Update on Statewide ‘Resurface PA’ Initiative

HARRISBURG, Pa. – PennDOT is moving ahead with accelerated repaving contracts after applying more than 109,000 tons of patching material and improving more than 1,000 miles of roads through July to deal with the widespread outbreak of potholes following the long destructive winter season. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 14, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News
PennDOT Unveils Plan to Upgrade Guiderails Across 40,000-Mile State Highway Network

PennDOT Unveils Plan to Upgrade Guiderails Across 40,000-Mile State Highway Network

HARRISBURG, Pa. - In line with changing federal standards for guiderail and guiderail end treatments, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) have announced a new long-range plan to upgrade these devices across the roughly 40,000-mile state-maintained highway network. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 10, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News, Uncategorized
AG Josh Shapiro Launches New Text Alert System to Protect PA Seniors, Consumers from Scams

AG Josh Shapiro Launches New Text Alert System to Protect PA Seniors, Consumers from Scams

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Attorney General Josh Shapiro on Thursday encouraged Pennsylvania consumers to sign up for a new text alert system through his Bureau of Consumer Protection to raise their awareness about how to avoid becoming a victim of scams. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 10, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News
PA Game Commission Named QDMA’s Agency of the Year

PA Game Commission Named QDMA’s Agency of the Year

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) was named QDMA’s (Quality Deer Management Association) Agency of the Year in an announcement made recently at the QDMA 2018 National Convention. Ian Gregg, Chief of the PGC Game Management Division, accepted the award. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 10, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News, Uncategorized
Wolf Meets with Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Urges Legislature to Remove Barriers to Services

Wolf Meets with Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Urges Legislature to Remove Barriers to Services

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf sat down on Wednesday with grandparents raising grandchildren as a result of the opioid epidemic, listening to their concerns and renewing his call for passage of legislation aimed at removing barriers to obtaining state services and supports. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 9, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News
PA CareerLink Online System Gets Big Upgrade

PA CareerLink Online System Gets Big Upgrade

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jerry Oleksiak has announced enhancements to the PA CareerLink system that will result in an effective one-stop shop for Pennsylvania job seekers and employers. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 8, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News, Uncategorized
Indiana County Domestic Violence Shelter Gets $1.75 Million Grant from State

Indiana County Domestic Violence Shelter Gets $1.75 Million Grant from State

HARRISBURG, Pa. – On Tuesday, Governor Tom Wolf announced the Alice Paul House, a domestic violence shelter in Indiana County, will triple in size to meet a critical community need using new state funding. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 8, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News
Governor Wolf Launches First Statewide LGBTQ Affairs Commission

Governor Wolf Launches First Statewide LGBTQ Affairs Commission

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf on Monday signed an executive order creating the Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs, the only one in the nation. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 7, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News
Agricultural Agencies Provide Update on Work to Combat Spotted Lanternfly in Pennsylvania

Agricultural Agencies Provide Update on Work to Combat Spotted Lanternfly in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. – On Monday, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Penn State University provided an update on their work to control the spread of the Spotted Lanternfly – an invasive insect that has the potential to seriously impact the tree-fruit, grape, and timber industries, which are collectively worth nearly $18 billion to the state's economy. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 7, 2018 · Local News, News, PA News