Stories tagged: "National Guard"

National Guard are posted near the front of the main entrance to the Pennsylvania State Capitol Sunday Jan. 17, 2021 in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
State Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Increase PA National Guard Pay

Typically working 12-hour shifts, Pennsylvania National Guard members are deployed every year to assist with domestic missions and emergencies, and are only paid $100 per day for their important work.

A Capitol police officer stands at the front entrance of the Pennsylvania Capitol building Tuesday Jan. 12, 2021,  in Harrisburg, Pa. State capitols across the country are under heightened security after the siege of the U.S. Capitol last week.  (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
National Guard to Boost Security at PA Capitol

The Capitol will be closed for two days during the inauguration.

National Guard Lt. Col. Dr. Albert Fogle speaks during a news conference on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. (Screenshot)
PA Officials Urge Trump to Extend National Guard Coronavirus Support

“It is incumbent on everyone to continue to support the mission that you’ve given us. The only way to do that is to have our soldiers continue to be able to be in nursing homes. We can only do that with the appropriate funding.”

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw, center, and Mayor Jim Kenney, 4th left, meet with people, Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Philadelphia after days of protest over the May 25 death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by police in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
How Gov. Wolf Is Pushing for Police Reforms

Gov. Wolf wants lawmakers to pass laws to provide better access to police videos, improve police training and authorize special prosecutors for cases of deadly assault.

Philadelphia police restrain a man during the Justice for George Floyd Philadelphia Protest on Saturday, May 30, 2020. Protests were held throughout the country over the death of Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
National Guard Called In After Philly Protests Take A Violent Turn

City leaders said dozens of arrests were made, noting that people taking items from stores.

Members of National Guard & volunteers prepare bags of food to residents near a one-mile radius containment area set up to halt spread of COVID-19 in New York. Image via Shutterstock
Trump Ends National Guard Deployment Day Before Servicemembers Would Be Eligible for Benefits

Retired Brig. Gen. J. Roy Robinson called it “curious” that the extension runs only 24 days and ends in the middle of the week.