Sayre and Athens, in Bradford County. (Shutterstock Photo/JC Ryan)
Which Five Pennsylvania Counties Have the Lowest Percentage of Fully Vaccinated People?

Five Pennsylvania counties have fully vaccinated 25% of their populations or less.

Acting state Secretary of Health Alison Beam speaks during a news conference on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. She said that the pause in administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is "out of an abundance of caution." (Screenshot)
Wolf to Lift Mask Requirement No Later Than June 28

Pennsylvania will drop its mask mandate on June 28, Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam said Thursday morning.

Rep. Jim Gregory, R-Blair, speaks with members of the media after Acting Secretary of State Veronica Degraffenreid's news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Degraffenreid discussed the results of an internal investigation into a bureaucratic blunder that scuttled a statewide voter referendum on whether to give victims of childhood sexual abuse a fresh opportunity to sue their abusers and complicit institutions. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Inspector General’s Report: No Intentional Act To Derail Sex-Abuse Amendment

Voters were supposed to be able to vote on an amendment this month, but a blunder by the Department of State kept it off the ballot.

In a photo shared to Rep. Emily Kinkead's Instagram, the Women's Health Caucus talk about the anti-choice bill pushed by the state Legislature.
(Instagram / @repkinkead)
Bills to Restrict Abortion, Expand Gun Rights Start in Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Republicans began advancing bills to restrict abortion rights and expand gun rights, although the bills faced opposition by Democratic lawmakers and certain veto by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf.

Protesters gather in Harrisburg in May 2020. (Shutterstock Photo/Jelani Photography)
Every House Republican Blocks Bill that Would Have Struck ‘Homosexuality’ from PA Criminal Laws

Apparently, every Republican in the the Pennsylvania House of Representatives is fine with homosexuality being considered “obscene” and “deviate.”

An acid mine drainage well was located on the bank of a tributary to Montgomery Creek. DEP successfully plugged the abandoned well. (PA Department of Environmental Protection)
Why Are Abandoned Wells Such a Problem in Pennsylvania?

Sealing off abandoned oil and gas wells throughout the commonwealth might sound like a boring topic, but it could bring thousands of jobs to the state while helping the environment.

In this Nov. 25, 2020, file photo, state Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-Franklin) attends a hearing of the Pennsylvania State Senate Majority Policy Committee in Gettysburg. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Mastriano: Trump ‘Asked Me’ to Run for Governor

Lou Barletta, the Trump-endorsed nominee for US Senate in 2018, is also running for governor and seeking Trump's endorsement.

In this image from video, Rep. Scott Perry (R-York) speaks at the US Capitol Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (House Television via AP)
One Pennsylvania Congressperson Voted Against the AAPI Hate Crimes Bill

Scott Perry voted against the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Bill, but it still passed the US House of Representatives and was signed into law on Thursday.

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