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Wolf Acts to Reform Services and Systems to Protect and Advocate for Vulnerable Pennsylvanians

Wolf Acts to Reform Services and Systems to Protect and Advocate for Vulnerable Pennsylvanians

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Acknowledging long-standing issues with existing state systems, Governor Tom Wolf by executive order announced on Wednesday that an overhaul of the state services and systems to protect the most vulnerable Pennsylvanians is underway. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 1, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
PLCB Now Accepting Sealed Bids for Ninth Auction of Expired Restaurant Licenses

PLCB Now Accepting Sealed Bids for Ninth Auction of Expired Restaurant Licenses

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) on Wednesday issued an invitation for bids to award 25 expired restaurant licenses in the ninth license auction since Act 39 became effective in August 2016. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 1, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
Gender-Neutral Option Will Soon Be Available on PA Driver’s Licenses

Gender-Neutral Option Will Soon Be Available on PA Driver’s Licenses

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – A gender-neutral option will soon be available on Pennsylvania driver's licenses. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 31, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
Department of Health Encourages Pennsylvanians to Know the Facts About Hepatitis and How to Protect Themselves

Department of Health Encourages Pennsylvanians to Know the Facts About Hepatitis and How to Protect Themselves

HARRISBURG, Pa. – As the Commonwealth recognized World Hepatitis Day, the Department of Health on Monday urged Pennsylvanians to know the facts about hepatitis A and take steps to protect themselves, especially since the state is experiencing an outbreak. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 30, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
DEP Grants to Benefit Small Businesses and Farmers

DEP Grants to Benefit Small Businesses and Farmers

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced the availability of $1 million in grant funding to Pennsylvania small businesses and farmers for energy efficiency, pollution prevention, and natural resource protection projects through the Small Business Advantage grant program. New to the program this year is the opportunity for small business owners to install solar hot water systems for their business operations. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 27, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
AG Reaches Settlement in $133 Million Illegal Online Payday Loan Scheme

AG Reaches Settlement in $133 Million Illegal Online Payday Loan Scheme

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Josh Shapiro on Wednesday announced a settlement with Think Finance, a national online payday lender, and an associated private equity firm for allegedly engineering a $133 million illegal online payday loan scheme that targeted as many as 80,000 Pennsylvania consumers. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 25, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
Auditor General DePasquale: Who Will Care for Mom & Dad?

Auditor General DePasquale: Who Will Care for Mom & Dad?

HARRISBURG, Pa. – In a special report following up on his 2016 audit of oversight of nursing homes by the state Department of Health (DOH), Auditor General Eugene DePasquale on Tuesday warned that Pennsylvania is ill-prepared to serve a fast-growing population of older adults. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 24, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
Pa. Game Commission Increases Donation to Hunters Sharing the Harvest

Pa. Game Commission Increases Donation to Hunters Sharing the Harvest

HARRISBURG, PA -The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners on Tuesday voted to increase the agency’s monetary donation to Hunters Sharing the Harvest, ensuring that hunters can continue to donate venison to the state’s hungry without having to pay deer-processing costs. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 24, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
Gov. Wolf: Pennsylvanians Need to Heed Heat Warnings

Gov. Wolf: Pennsylvanians Need to Heed Heat Warnings

HARRISBURG, Pa. – As record-high temperatures and heat watches and warnings exist across the state through Monday, Governor Tom Wolf is asking all Pennsylvanians to heed advice to stay informed, aware, and take precautions against heat-related illnesses. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 20, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News
Insurance Commissioner Reminds College Students and Families of Meningitis Vaccine Requirements

Insurance Commissioner Reminds College Students and Families of Meningitis Vaccine Requirements

HARRISBURG, Pa. – As students across Pennsylvania prepare to head to college campuses this fall, the Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner is reminding all students, parents, and guardians that most schools require students receive the meningococcal vaccine before they can attend classes. FULL ARTICLE
by · July 20, 2019 · Local News, News, PA News, School News