Pa. schools, unemployment recipients the victims of data breaches, scams
By: Jordan Wolman - July 5, 2020
A new report found Pennsylvania ranks 10th in most data breaches at K-12 schools and fourth place for the most data breaches at post-secondary schools.
‘Death by a thousand cuts’: Controversy in Lebanon County school district highlights Pa.’s education challenges
By: Jordan Wolman - July 3, 2020
For Palmyra, it’s become an annual debate. The issue of whether the school board should raise property taxes on this Lebanon County community’s approximately 3,700 homeowners has become a yearly ritual. The board has voted to raise taxes on those same residents seven times in the last eight years, according to PA Schools Work, a […]
‘Bubblegum and band-aids’: Pa. environmental programs in question
By: Jordan Wolman - June 30, 2020
Now with COVID-19, DEP field inspectors have been limited in what they can do — though a department spokesman said air quality testing and inspections on Public Water Systems have continued.
COVID-19 pandemic exacerbates funding, inequality concerns among Pa. schools
By: Jordan Wolman - June 26, 2020
That’s been the quiet reality on the ground as schools across Pennsylvania deal with a pandemic that has created revenue shortfalls, budget gaps, increased cleaning and technology costs and unknowns for the fall — and beyond.
Pa. business, immigration advocates caution against Trump work visa order
By: Jordan Wolman - June 24, 2020
The Keystone State could lose out on hundreds or thousands of new guest workers through the H-2B visa program alone, and not fix immigration issues.
First batch of marijuana pardons under expedited review head to Wolf’s desk
By: Jordan Wolman - June 23, 2020
Lyndsay Kensinger, a spokeswoman for Wolf, said the Democratic governor is “very supportive” of the expedited pardon program.