COVID-19

Federal health regulators urge states to restart use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The advisory panel’s 10-4 decision comes as the U.S. is facing new challenges in the vaccination effort.

Pa. businesses receive extended deadline on state corporate taxes

On Thursday, Wolf signed HB 766, sponsored by state Rep. Keith Greiner, R-Lancaster. The legislation changes the commonwealth’s corporate tax deadline. It also allows state agencies such as the Department of Revenue and the Department of Community and Economic Development to work with local governments to extend filing and payment deadlines. 

Philly chamber launches program to boost Black-owned businesses

The collaborative is part of the chamber’s Recharge & Recover PHL initiative, a public-private coalition to devise solutions in response to the global pandemic crisis.

Biden calls for paid time off for vaccinations as U.S. hits 200 million goal

“No working American should lose a single dollar from their paycheck because they chose to fulfill their patriotic duty of getting vaccinated,” Biden said. 

To help workers, residents, Pa. needs to boost nursing home staffing ratios | Opinion

That 4.1 hours of care per resident means more attention and time to each resident, which means fewer accidents and better overall quality of life for our Pennsylvania seniors.

Pa. extiende la pausa de la vacuna Johnson & Johnson después de que una...

La suspensión se anunció por primera vez el martes, después de que los funcionarios federales de salud le recomendaron a los estados que dejaran de administrar la vacuna hasta que los Centros para el Control de Enfermedades y la Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos pudieran revisar seis informes de coágulos de sangre en los receptores de la vacuna, todos los cuales fueron identificados como mujeres.

Looking to better days ahead | Five for the Weekend

On Friday, in a stranger-than-fiction family event, my grandma and I both received the first doses of our COVID-19 vaccines.

The debate over the Emergency Powers Amendment, explained

During the May 18 primary, voters will be asked to approve a constitutional amendment limiting the governor's emergency powers.

Pa. extends Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause after Pa. woman, five others experience blood...

The halt was first announced Tuesday, after federal health officials recommended states stop administering the vaccine until the Centers for Disease Control and Food and Drug Administration could review six reports of blood clots in vaccine recipients, all of whom identified as women.