Stories tagged: "Tom Wolf"


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.

Penny Cracas, right, with the Chester County, Pa., Health Department, administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Robert Dando, a school district nurse, at the Chester County Government Services Center, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, in West Chester. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Pennsylvania Has the 5th Highest Number of Vaccine Doses, But Ranks 24th in Distribution. Why?

Pennsylvania health officials say there are several obstacles to distributing the coronavirus vaccines across the state. We take a look at what they are.

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine and Gov. Tom Wolf are concerned about coronavirus vaccine misinformation. (Flickr/Office of Gov. Tom Wolf)
Wolf, Levine, Others Push Facts on Vaccines

Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday warned Pennsylvanians to watch out for rumors and misinformation about the coronavirus vaccines on social media.

Gov. Tom Wolf greets Dr. Rachel Levine in August. They discussed the rising coronavirus numbers Friday as well as the roll out of the vaccines. (Flickr/Office of Gov. Tom Wolf)
Levine Cites Christmas Travel for Coronavirus Case Increase; Talks Vaccine Plan

The number of coronavirus cases in Pennsylvania is rising again. And, state Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine said it’s because of the travel that people did over Christmas.

Gov. Tom Wolf participates in a send-off ceremony on Sept. 5, 2019, in Annville, Lebanon County, as they prepare to mobilize for deployment to the Middle East. (Flickr/Office of Gov. Tom Wolf)
Wolf Activates National Guard, Sends It to DC to Help Secure Peace

Governor Tom Wolf activated the Pennsylvania National Guard on Thursday and is sending it to Washington, DC.

U.S. Capitol Police hold protesters on the floor at gun-point as protesters try to break into the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Wolf, Fetterman, DePasquale, and Shapiro Speak Out Against Pro-Trump Terrorist Storming at Capitol in DC

Gov. Tom Wolf, and Pennsylvania's elected leadership, had strong reactions to the domestic terrorists who attacked the Capitol in Washington DC during an attempted coup Wednesday.

Managers Yllka Murati, left, and Cynthia Branche organize takeout orders at the Penrose Diner, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, in South Philadelphia, just before the city ordered a halt to indoor dining. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Judge Rejects Restaurants’ Challenge of Indoor Dining Ban

The judge ruled that Gov. Tom Wolf's order to halt indoor dining was “sufficiently tethered to the stated public-health objectives.”