Toomey’s proposal comes just a day after Wolf, a Democrat, unveiled his county-by-county approach to gradually lifting restrictions aimed at mitigating the spread of COVID-19.
More face masks and flexible food packaging are needed to keep Pennsylvania’s grocery stores in stock, legislative leaders warned Wednesday.
The U.S. House is expected to reconvene on Thursday to vote on the measure — although it’s unclear how many lawmakers will return to Washington — and President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that he will sign it.
Access to health care and testing is workplace safety. And access to personal protective equipment is a workers’ rights issue.
Philadelphia is seeing a lower number of cases and deaths identified, but increases in the number of people with infection in the city.
All told, 176 out of the more than 600 state-owned liquor and wine stores opened for curbside service Monday. More could be opened soon.
Constituent complaints, Mullery said in a statement, are why he wrote to House Labor and Industry Committee Chairman Jim Cox, R-Berks, asking for a virtual hearing with state Labor and Industry Secretary Gerard Oleksiak.
Speaking to journalists Monday, Wolf said his administration will use an “evidence-based,” region by region to approach the reopening.
The department’s data noted March numbers don’t show the entire picture since COVID-related closures did not affect the week from March 8 - 14.
On Sunday night, the state Department of Health started enforcing its order requiring employees and customers of life-sustaining businesses statewide to wear masks.