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20,000 Pennsylvania Voters Sign Up Online for Mail-In Ballot in First Two Weeks

20,000 Pennsylvania Voters Sign Up Online for Mail-In Ballot in First Two Weeks

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Governor Tom Wolf announced Thursday that more than 20,000 Pennsylvania voters have already used the commonwealth’s new online application to sign up to use a mail-in or absentee ballot for the April 28 primary election. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 28, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News
Wolf Administration Provides Naloxone to PA Airports; Encourages Availability of Life-Saving Medication in Public Venues

Wolf Administration Provides Naloxone to PA Airports; Encourages Availability of Life-Saving Medication in Public Venues

HARRISBURG, Pa. - At an event at Harrisburg International Airport (HIA) on Thursday, the Wolf Administration announced that it will be providing free naloxone to Pennsylvania airports as part of an ongoing effort to expand access to the life-saving medication and decrease opioid overdoses across the commonwealth. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 28, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News
Teacher Makes Case For Raising Minimum Salary in Call with Gov. Wolf

Teacher Makes Case For Raising Minimum Salary in Call with Gov. Wolf

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf called a Washington County teacher to discuss his plan to raise the minimum teacher salary in Pennsylvania from $18,500 to $45,000 per year. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 28, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News
Motorists Advised to Monitor Weather, Travel Conditions Vehicle Restrictions May Occur in Northwest if Conditions Warrant

Motorists Advised to Monitor Weather, Travel Conditions Vehicle Restrictions May Occur in Northwest if Conditions Warrant

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Due to potential whiteout conditions later this evening, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is advising motorists that it may impose restrictions on certain trucks and other vehicles on roadways in northwestern Pennsylvania. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 26, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News, Uncategorized
State Officials Preparing for Spread of Coronavirus, COVID-19

State Officials Preparing for Spread of Coronavirus, COVID-19

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today outlined the Wolf Administration’s steps to prepare for community spread of the coronavirus, known as COVID-19, as well as what Pennsylvanians can do now. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 26, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News
Department of Health Urges Awareness, Education of Eating Disorders

Department of Health Urges Awareness, Education of Eating Disorders

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Department of Health urged all Pennsylvanians to support those affected by eating disorders by being aware of the signs and symptoms, as well as offering encouragement and connecting them to treatment. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 26, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News
Agriculture Secretary Announces Research Funding to Combat Chronic Wasting Disease in PA Deer

Agriculture Secretary Announces Research Funding to Combat Chronic Wasting Disease in PA Deer

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced $1 million in grants awarded to three innovative research projects to help detect and better understand Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in order to stop its spread among Pennsylvania deer. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 26, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News
New Website Launched to Help Educate Public on Jefferson County Voting Systems

New Website Launched to Help Educate Public on Jefferson County Voting Systems

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar announced Wednesday that Pennsylvania voters have a new resource to count on as they prepare to go to the polls. The Department of State has launched 67 new webpages – one for each county – where voters can learn specifics about their county's voting system and how to use it. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 25, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News, Uncategorized
Qualifying Open for State Student Archery Tournament

Qualifying Open for State Student Archery Tournament

HARRISBURG, Pa. – A huge opportunity is “nocking” for Pennsylvania’s student archers. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 22, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News
Pennsylvania Adds 39 Farms, 2,848 Acres to Nation-Leading Farmland Preservation Program

Pennsylvania Adds 39 Farms, 2,848 Acres to Nation-Leading Farmland Preservation Program

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania’s Agricultural Land Preservation Board safeguarded 2,848 additional acres on 39 farms in 19 counties through the state’s nation-leading farmland preservation program. FULL ARTICLE
by · February 21, 2020 · Local News, News, PA News