Working into the night on Tuesday, the Legislature advanced a $25 billion budget that will provide five months' worth of funding to help see the state cope with the economic devastation dealt by the COVID-19 pandemic.
How do you balance public safety and public health against a freely functioning democracy? Allegheny County is finding out firsthand.
The legislators delivered supplies to a total of 130 residents at Paschall Senior Apartments and the Hardy Williams Veterans Housing Center.
Like in an old western standoff, masked lawmakers stared each down across the half-empty benches of the Pennsylvania House floor Tuesday evening, as the chamber voted on a temporary, $25 billion budget that aims to buy the state time to triage the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Wolf administration began releasing the names of those businesses this month, facing mounting public pressure to make the information available.
In a joint news briefing with state Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine, Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday that the General Assembly and the Governor’s office are working on a 5-month, temporary budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year to account for uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mayor Jim Kenney appointed Ameen Akbar to the school board earlier this month, with City Council’s approval. He was one of 27 candidates in contention.
A new study details the uneven way CARES Act funding was allocated. Pennsylvania received the 7th-lowest share, per case, nationwide.
The temporary measure is due to the uncertain revenues from the COVID-19 pandemic, which have already zapped at least $2.3 billion from state’s coffers.