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Voters May Never Again Get to Choose Pa.’s Lieutenant Governor Candidates

Voters May Never Again Get to Choose Pa.’s Lieutenant Governor Candidates

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Senate is advancing a measure that would give the state’s political parties final say over candidates for lieutenant governor, taking power away from voters. FULL ARTICLE
Gov. Wolf: Pennsylvania has Reached a Milestone in Its Plan to Vaccinate Seniors in Care

Gov. Wolf: Pennsylvania has Reached a Milestone in Its Plan to Vaccinate Seniors in Care

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Governor Tom Wolf marked a milestone in the implementation of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan with the announcement that more than 600 skilled nursing facilities have received first and second doses of the vaccine, and in total more than 315,000 doses of vaccine administered among all long-term care facilities being vaccinated by CVS and Walgreens. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 24, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Jefferson County Reports 11 New COVID-19 Cases

Jefferson County Reports 11 New COVID-19 Cases

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed that Jefferson County reported 11 new COVID-19 cases as of 12:00 a.m. on February 23. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 23, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Spotlight PA, Inquirer Sue to Unseal Records in Ex-Democratic State Lawmaker’s Embezzlement Case

Spotlight PA, Inquirer Sue to Unseal Records in Ex-Democratic State Lawmaker’s Embezzlement Case

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Five years after former State Rep. Leslie Acosta quietly pleaded guilty in an embezzlement scheme, much of the case against her remains under a shroud of secrecy. FULL ARTICLE
Governor Wolf Unveils Workforce and Economic Development Plan to Get Pennsylvania Back to Work

Governor Wolf Unveils Workforce and Economic Development Plan to Get Pennsylvania Back to Work

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The COVID-19 global pandemic has significantly affected Pennsylvania workers, businesses and communities. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 23, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Pa. Fish and Boat Commission to Recruit New Class of Waterways Conservation Officer Trainees

Pa. Fish and Boat Commission to Recruit New Class of Waterways Conservation Officer Trainees

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is recruiting the 24th class of Waterways Conservation Officer (WCO) Trainees at its H.R. Stackhouse School of Fishery Conservation and Watercraft Safety. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 23, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Pennsylvania COVID-19 Percent Positivity Rate Remains at 6.5%

Pennsylvania COVID-19 Percent Positivity Rate Remains at 6.5%

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Governor Tom Wolf and Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam released a weekly status update detailing the state’s mitigation efforts based on the COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System dashboard, highlighting a seven-day case increase of 14,886, a statewide percent positivity of 6.5% and 40 counties with substantial transmission status. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 23, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Jefferson County Reports 17 New COVID-19 Cases, One Additional Death

Jefferson County Reports 17 New COVID-19 Cases, One Additional Death

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed that Jefferson County reported 17 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death as of 12:00 a.m. on February 22. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 22, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Pa.’s New Auditor General Says His Election Was Fair, But He Won’t Talk About the Others

Pa.’s New Auditor General Says His Election Was Fair, But He Won’t Talk About the Others

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The state’s new auditor general — charged with serving as an independent and impartial fiscal watchdog on behalf of taxpayers — has refused to affirm that the 2020 election was fair and accurate, despite his own victory. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 20, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
DCNR Warns of Hazardous Conditions on State Forest Roads

DCNR Warns of Hazardous Conditions on State Forest Roads

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn warned sustained cold temperatures and a string of snowstorms have left many state forest roads impassable and she urged motorists to stay off them until conditions improve. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 20, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News