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Thousands of Pa. Households Still Waiting for Rental Relief as Eviction Ban Nears Its End

Thousands of Pa. Households Still Waiting for Rental Relief as Eviction Ban Nears Its End

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Almost every day for the past month, as the end of a federal freeze on evictions edges closer, Brian Bastian has checked the status of his application for rental assistance online, only to experience a familiar thud of disappointment. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 30, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Wolf Administration Announces Snowmobile, ATV Project Grants to Be Available

Wolf Administration Announces Snowmobile, ATV Project Grants to Be Available

HARRISBURG, Pa. - On Thursday, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced the department soon will begin accepting applications for grants aiding snowmobile- and all-terrain vehicle-related projects. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 30, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Secretary Of Agriculture Encourages Farmers To Take Advantage Of Grant Program

Secretary Of Agriculture Encourages Farmers To Take Advantage Of Grant Program

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today encouraged farmers to apply for funding to strengthen the long-term health and vitality of Pennsylvania's farms through the 2020-2021 Farm Vitality Grant Program. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 30, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Time Running Out for Prospective Elk Hunters

Time Running Out for Prospective Elk Hunters

HARRISBURG, Pa. - If you haven’t yet submitted an application to enter Pennsylvania’s annual elk-license drawing, you need to act fast. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 30, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News, Sports
PSP Warns: Fraudsters Are Using Information Stolen from Private-Sector Data Leaks to Apply for Unemployment Compensation Benefits

PSP Warns: Fraudsters Are Using Information Stolen from Private-Sector Data Leaks to Apply for Unemployment Compensation Benefits

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Berrier, Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Bureau of Criminal Investigation Director Major Jeremy Richard, and Department of Banking and Securities Deputy Secretary for Financial Services Tim Arthun on Wednesday reminded Pennsylvanians to be vigilant of fraud and the warning signs and steps to take if they become a victim. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 29, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Officials Urge Pennsylvanians to Apply for Rental Assistance Ahead of Federal Eviction Moratorium Expiring

Officials Urge Pennsylvanians to Apply for Rental Assistance Ahead of Federal Eviction Moratorium Expiring

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Secretary Meg Snead on Wednesday joined Mayor Jim Kenney, Senator Anthony H. Williams, Representative Jordan Harris, and Gregory Heller, senior vice president at Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation and executive director of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, to discuss the upcoming end of the federal eviction moratorium and urge Pennsylvanians at risk of eviction or utility shutoffs because of COVID-19 to apply for assistance available through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). FULL ARTICLE
by · July 29, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Prevalence of Ticks in Pa Is High; Take Steps to Prevent Tick Bites & Tick-Borne Diseases

Prevalence of Ticks in Pa Is High; Take Steps to Prevent Tick Bites & Tick-Borne Diseases

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania Acting Physician General Dr. Denise Johnson, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Patrick McDonnell, and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn on Tuesday met at Boyd Big Tree Preserve to discuss the high prevalence of ticks in Pennsylvania, highlight the numerous diseases that ticks can carry and remind residents of ways they can protect against tick bites. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 28, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Governor Wolf Announces Knox Township Municipal Authority to Receive State Loan, Grant for Water Treatment Plant

Governor Wolf Announces Knox Township Municipal Authority to Receive State Loan, Grant for Water Treatment Plant

JEFFERSON CO., Pa. - Knox Township Municipal Authority received a $483,372 loan and a $2,837,625 grant to replace an existing water treatment plant, install a tank mixer, and upgrade a water distribution system through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) projects announced by Governor Wolf on Monday. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 27, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Pa. GOP Strategist Running for Governor Being Investigated for Fatal Crash on Turnpike

Pa. GOP Strategist Running for Governor Being Investigated for Fatal Crash on Turnpike

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Gerow was involved in a crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Chester County this week that killed a motorcyclist and shut down the highway for nearly seven hours, according to law enforcement and other officials. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 26, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Pa. Health Officials Request $124 Million in Pandemic-Related Emergency Contracts as GOP Calls for Oversight

Pa. Health Officials Request $124 Million in Pandemic-Related Emergency Contracts as GOP Calls for Oversight

Wolf administration officials doubled down this week on pursuing more than $100 million in new pandemic-related emergency contracts as they faced questions from state lawmakers about the health department’s spending. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 24, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News