Stories tagged: "Joe Biden"


FILE - A home router and internet switch are displayed on June 19, 2018, in East Derry, N.H. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
Bridging the Digital Divide: 20 Internet Companies Agree to Provide Discount Services

Over 900,000 Pennsylvanians are eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program, which provides monthly subsidies on internet service for low-income households.

Dr. Ala Stanford administers a COVID-19 swab test on Wade Jeffries in the parking lot of Pinn Memorial Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Stanford and other doctors formed the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium to offer testing and help address heath disparities in the African American community. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Biden Appoints Dr. Ala Stanford as Department of Health and Human Services Regional Director

Stanford founded the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium in Philadelphia at the outset of the pandemic and has since been named one of USA Today’s Women of the Year.

In this image made by tilting and shifting the lens, a Department of Justice logo is shown on a podium during a news conference about Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, in Philadelphia. Federal prosecutors say drug maker will plead guilty to charges it marketed an epilepsy medicine for unapproved uses and pay more than $400 million in civil and criminal penalties. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Jacqueline Romero Nominated as New US Attorney for Eastern District

If confirmed, Romero would be the first woman of color to lead the eastern district of Pennsylvania.

Dave White speaks during a debate with other Republican Party candidates seeking to win the party nomination in the 2022 election for Pennsylvania Governor in this photo made on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, in New Castle, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
GOP Gov. Candidate Opposes American Rescue Plan, After Collecting $1.4M in PPP Loans

Dave White is a businessman and a Pennsylvania GOP gubernatorial candidate within striking distance of the leading the primary pack.

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
Deficit Reduction, Lower Costs Cornerstone of Biden Budget

Based on the Biden Budget proposed last month, it’s clear what the President values — deficit reduction, a fairer tax code, and lower costs.

Boyer's employee Emily Quinn stocks dairy items. At the Boyer's Food Markets grocery store in Womelsdorf 
on April 8, 2021. (Reading Eagle Photo via Getty Images/Ben Hasty)
Grocery Store Prices Are Up, But So Are Corporate Profits

Pennsylvanians are wringing their hands over the still-increasing costs of living while businesses, as a whole, are raking it in. 

U.S. Senate candidate Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman speaks during a meeting of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party State Committee in Harrisburg, Pa., Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Fetterman Advocates for Better Rural Broadband

Broadband access is ‘fundamental’ but often unavailable in rural Pennsylvania.