Stories tagged: "Tom Wolf"


President Donald Trump looks over at Pennsylvania congressional candidate, right, as he speaks at a campaign rally, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, in Moon Township, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Governor: Trump Rallies Flout Coronavirus Restrictions

“Once again, I am requesting that the President of the United States not endanger Pennsylvanians by holding unsafe rallies that will put Pennsylvania communities at risk,” Gov. Tom Wolf said.

Fans watch a football game from outside a stadium in Berks County on Sept. 12, 2020, as crowds are limited at sporting events in Pennsylvania. (Shutterstock Image/Amy Lutz)
PA Schools Will Allow More Sports Fans After Court Ruling

The PIAA said schools "should exercise caution and good judgment in setting numbers for attendance at indoor and outdoor sports.”

Bartender Sara Kennely walks behind the bar as preparations, like spacing out the barstools, are underway for patrons to dine inside, Thursday, June 4, 2020, at Max's Allegheny Tavern on Pittsburgh's North Side. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
PA Legislature Moves to Loosen Coronavirus Restrictions on Restaurants, Bars

The Senate approved a bill that would allow patrons to buy alcohol without buying food and buy drinks at a bar.

A crowd waits for barbecue in the parking lot of the historic Stonehouse Inn during the coronavirus pandemic in Farmington, Pa., Saturday, May 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Judge Declines to Stay Own Ruling that PA Crowd Size Restrictions are ‘Unconstitutional’

The judge said the Wolf administration failed to show "imminent and irreparable harm will occur" if the state can't limit event crowd sizes.

Aerial view of Pottsgrove High School in Lower Pottsgrove Township. (Shutterstock Photo/Don Valentine Photography)
Wolf Vetoes School Sports Bill; GOP Lawmakers Plan to Attempt Override

“There’s a virus out there, and that virus really likes it when you bring a lot of people together. That’s what we know, and so you ignore that at your peril," the governor said.

Gov. Tom Wolf speaks at a press conference in York on Monday, Sept. 15, 2020. Wolf said he did what was necessary this year to mitigate the health effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic. (Flickr/Office of Gov. Tom Wolf)
Wolf Accuses GOP of Spreading Rumors, Promises to Protect Pennsylvanians Against Coronavirus

Gov. Tom Wolf vowed he wouldn't heed the “irresponsible demands” of Republicans concerning the state's coronavirus response, hitting back hard Tuesday after a federal judge ruled many of Wolf's pandemic shutdown orders were unconstitutional.

In this March 12, 2020, file photo, Gov. Tom Wolf speaks at a news conference at Pennsylvania Emergency Management Headquarters in Harrisburg, Pa. A federal judge in Pittsburgh has ruled that the state's coronavirus restrictions, specifically the stay-at-home order and the order to close all non-life-sustaining businesses, violate the Constitution. (AP Photo/Marc Levy, File)
Federal Judge Declares Pennsylvania Coronavirus Restrictions Unconstitutional

A federal judge in Pittsburgh has ruled that Gov. Tom Wolf’s orders that Pennsylvanians close all non-life-sustaining businesses and stay at home in an effort to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus were unconstitutional.