Stories tagged: "state legislature"


Shown is the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Republicans Have Billions to Help Pennsylvanians Impacted By the Pandemic. So Why Aren’t They Helping?

Republicans Have Billions to Help Pennsylvanians Impacted By the Pandemic. So Why Aren’t They Helping?

A worker folds up a tarp after attaching a poster to a shuttered business in Philadelphia, Monday, May 4, 2020. The Center City District and Mural Arts Philadelphia posted the original works on multiple locations in an effort to enhance the neighborhood awash with business shuttered to help curb the spread of coronavirus. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Lawmakers Vote to End Gov. Wolf’s Emergency Order. Here’s What That Means.

The Republican-majority state legislature approved a resolution they believe will reopen businesses across the state. It may not be that simple.

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This Republican State Rep. Basically Compared Gov. Wolf to a Nazi

Specifically, the Jefferson County Republican lawmaker took issue with the Wolf administration's controversial coronavirus waiver process for businesses.

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Why Gov. Wolf Is Going to Veto This Telemedicine Bill

Gov. Tom Wolf is expected to veto a telemedicine bill because it limits patients from being able to access the abortion pill.

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Wolf Vows to Veto Republican-Backed Legislation to Reopen Some Businesses

In a statement, Wolf's office said “irresponsibly going against the direction of the secretary of health and reopening businesses too early will only extend the length of the economic hardships created by the pandemic.”