As coronavirus case numbers continue to climb, especially among school-aged children, Republicans want to end the mask requirement in schools and daycares.
With school back in session, Gov. Wolf's mask mandate prompted protests and non-compliance throughout the state.
The order will take effect Tuesday, Sept. 7 and will require students, teachers, and staff to wear masks when inside.
Gov. Tom Wolf wants lawmakers back in Harrisburg immediately to work on a bill to order schools and child care facilities to require masks in classrooms.
A federal appeals court has dismissed a judge’s ruling that threw out Gov. Tom Wolf’s sweeping COVID-19 restrictions, saying the issue is now moot because statewide mitigation measures have expired.
Gov. Tom Wolf has extended Pennsylvania’s opioid disaster declaration for a 15th time. To extend the declaration further, the legislature will have to come back from recess.
Pennsylvania's coronavirus numbers are rising, reversing a months-long trend.