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PA. Lawmaker Wants to Compel Wolf Administration to Release Details of Wasted COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

PA. Lawmaker Wants to Compel Wolf Administration to Release Details of Wasted COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A state lawmaker wants to compel the Wolf administration to make public details on wasted COVID-19 vaccine doses, information it refused to release to Spotlight PA. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 10, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Major Pennsylvania State Contractor Accused of Fleecing Employees to Pump Up Profits

Major Pennsylvania State Contractor Accused of Fleecing Employees to Pump Up Profits

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A major Pennsylvania government contractor has been accused of siphoning millions of dollars in retirement and health benefits from its employees, state authorities said Thursday. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 9, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
‘A Turning Point’: Thousands in PA. Prisons Will Be Offered COVID-19 Vaccine

‘A Turning Point’: Thousands in PA. Prisons Will Be Offered COVID-19 Vaccine

HARRISBURG, Pa. — All people who live and work inside Pennsylvania’s prisons will soon be offered the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, ending a long wait exacerbated by a lack of transparency about coronavirus infections. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 8, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
The Deciding Vote in Pa.’s High-Stakes Political Redistricting Could Be Yours, if Lawmakers Agree

The Deciding Vote in Pa.’s High-Stakes Political Redistricting Could Be Yours, if Lawmakers Agree

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Liz Forrest doesn’t expect four of Pennsylvania’s most powerful lawmakers will pick her — a semi-retired technology consultant and failed state legislative candidate from Pike County — to be the potentially deciding vote in how they redraw their political districts this year. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 6, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Pa. Cannabis Legalization Remains Unlikely as Neighboring States Go for It

Pa. Cannabis Legalization Remains Unlikely as Neighboring States Go for It

New Jersey. New York. Virginia. One by one, Pennsylvania’s neighbors are moving to legalize recreational cannabis for adults. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 3, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Senate GOP Leaders Tap Well-Connected PA. Political Operative To Lead Campaign Arm

Senate GOP Leaders Tap Well-Connected PA. Political Operative To Lead Campaign Arm

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Former employees of a Harrisburg lobbyist are now atop the official staff and political fundraising arm of the Pennsylvania Senate’s Republican majority, further deepening the influence and ties of the lobbyist’s firms with decision-makers in the Capitol. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 1, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
All PA. Adults Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine as of April 19, New Groups Eligible Now

All PA. Adults Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine as of April 19, New Groups Eligible Now

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania will open COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to anyone 16 or older starting April 19, joining dozens of other states by greatly accelerating its rollout after Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration came under fire for its haphazard start. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 1, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Inside Pennsylvania’s Race to Expand Who’s Eligible for the Coronavirus Vaccine

Inside Pennsylvania’s Race to Expand Who’s Eligible for the Coronavirus Vaccine

HARRISBURG, Pa. — For Doris Daigle of Westmoreland County, booking a coronavirus vaccine appointment was a multi-state effort shared by her nine children and 27 grandchildren, spread out across the country from Los Angeles to New York City, Houston to New Jersey. FULL ARTICLE
by · March 29, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Wolf Administration Refuses To Release Details of Wasted COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

Wolf Administration Refuses To Release Details of Wasted COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Wolf administration is refusing to disclose details of wasted coronavirus vaccine doses, including how many have been discarded by each provider, citing a decades-old law that it has frequently used to shield the public from scrutinizing its pandemic response. FULL ARTICLE
by · March 26, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Ballot Questions Should be Clear, But Two Written By the Wolf Administration Don’t Pass the Test

Ballot Questions Should be Clear, But Two Written By the Wolf Administration Don’t Pass the Test

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Amending the Pennsylvania Constitution is a lengthy process that ends at the ballot box, where voters are asked to make consequential decisions based on a few lines of text. FULL ARTICLE
by · March 23, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News