In an effort to support Pennsylvania-based farmers this holiday season, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is asking shoppers to purchase “PA Preferred” products at their grocery stores.
(*This story was updated at 8:49 a.m. on Tuesday, 11/24/20 to correct the Wolf administration's guidance on alcohol sales) With Pennsylvania reaching "a precarious place" in the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wolf administration announced Monday that...
Eight months after the first COVID-19 case was reported in Philadelphia, Black residents face the same health care-related challenges that led to the virus hitting them hardest.
The Dr. Rev. William Barber says he wants to remind Americans of what we've lost during the pandemic -- and how we can fix the divides that it's exposed.
An October study by the Pew Research Center found that while most Americans are aware of contact tracing efforts nationwide, there are many challenges tracers face, including participation, skepticism about the process of data collection and spam concerns.
The expiring provisions from the $2 trillion CARES Act and subsequent executive orders will mean reductions in unemployment benefits for those struggling to find work, the loss of eviction protections, and a restart to monthly student loan bills that had been suspended.
On December 1st we will honor World AIDS Day as our community has done for over 30 years. However, as part of the new normal of COVID-19 related shutdowns, this year’s events have gone virtual. One of those virtual representations includes the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. It is considered to be the world’s largest piece of community folk art, weighing in at some 54 tons.
The spending plan passed in a nearly empty Capitol, as the majority of the 203-member House of Representatives were sent home due to at least one presumed positive COVID-19 case in the House Republican caucus.
State Rep. Jim Gregory, R-Blair, has COVID-19, a statement from his office confirmed Friday. Gregory is the second state lawmaker this week to test positive for the virus after Philadelphia Rep. Jordan Harris announced he...