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Wolf Sticks by $1 Billion Plan to Close Pa.’s Education Gap, Minus His Proposed Tax Increase

Wolf Sticks by $1 Billion Plan to Close Pa.’s Education Gap, Minus His Proposed Tax Increase

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Flanked by Democrats in the House and Senate, Gov. Tom Wolf took to the steps of the Capitol this week to push for more than $1 billion in new funding for public schools, money that would be funneled through a formula meant to ensure that underserved school districts receive adequate funding. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 10, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Turkey Hunters Reminded to Submit Harvest Reports

Turkey Hunters Reminded to Submit Harvest Reports

HARRISBURG, Pa - With Pennsylvania’s spring turkey season now ended, the Game Commission is reminding hunters to report their 2021 turkey harvests. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 10, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News, Sports
Jefferson County Reports No New COVID-19 Cases

Jefferson County Reports No New COVID-19 Cases

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed that Jefferson County reported no new COVID-19 cases as of June 9. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 9, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Pennsylvania’s 2022 Race for Governor: What We Know So Far

Pennsylvania’s 2022 Race for Governor: What We Know So Far

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania politicos are preparing for an intense 2022 election, with open seats for U.S. Senate and governor on the November ballot. The fields are still taking shape, but it’s already clear there’s a lot at stake — both races are currently categorized by the Cook Political Report as toss-ups. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 9, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Facing FBI Probe, PSERS Backtracks on Disclosure That Staffers Were on Both Sides of Real Estate Dealings

Facing FBI Probe, PSERS Backtracks on Disclosure That Staffers Were on Both Sides of Real Estate Dealings

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Amid an FBI investigation, the mammoth PSERS pension plan has disavowed as poorly worded an official disclosure form that said its top investment staff was also being paid by a firm hired to manage its real estate in Harrisburg. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 9, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Jobless in Pa. Livid Over New Unemployment System Errors As State Declares Victory

Jobless in Pa. Livid Over New Unemployment System Errors As State Declares Victory

A long-delayed upgrade of Pennsylvania’s computer system for unemployment benefits made a glitch-filled debut Tuesday, frustrating some jobless workers and confirming the concerns of critics who feared the new system would buckle under the heavy, pandemic-fueled demand. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 9, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Wolf Administration Outlines Guidance for Children Not Yet Eligible to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine & Their Families

Wolf Administration Outlines Guidance for Children Not Yet Eligible to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine & Their Families

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Secretary Meg Snead, Acting Physician General Dr. Denise Johnson, and Acting Commissioner of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health Dr. Cheryl Bettigole on Tuesday visited the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia to outline guidance to keep children and their families safe while children under the age of 12 are not yet eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 9, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
Jefferson County Reports One New COVID-19 Case

Jefferson County Reports One New COVID-19 Case

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed that Jefferson County reported one new COVID-19 case as of June 8. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 8, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
With $10,000,000,000 To Spend, Advocates Press Wolf, Pa. Lawmakers to Prioritize Poor People

With $10,000,000,000 To Spend, Advocates Press Wolf, Pa. Lawmakers to Prioritize Poor People

HARRISBURG, Pa. — As Gov. Tom Wolf and the Republican-led legislature begin the final month of budget negotiations, a coalition of groups that serve the underrepresented marched to the steps of the Capitol to demand lawmakers prioritize working-class and low-income families. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 8, 2021 · Local News, News, PA News
AAA: Western PA Gas Prices Jump as Crude Oil Prices Climb

AAA: Western PA Gas Prices Jump as Crude Oil Prices Climb

JEFFERSON CO., Pa. - Gas prices in Western Pennsylvania are seven cents higher this week at $3.240 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. FULL ARTICLE
by · June 8, 2021 · Business, Local News, News, PA News