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Pa. GOP U.S. Senate primary race headed for a recount

BY: - May 25, 2022

Unofficial results for the contest from all 67 counties show Oz with 419,365 votes and McCormick with 418,463 votes.

Rural Pa. training program helps fill dire volunteer firefighter, EMS shortage

BY: - May 25, 2022

Officials are sounding the alarm. One educator is looking to the next generation to put out the blaze.

CDC updates COVID-19 vaccine booster guidance as case counts rise

BY: - May 24, 2022

In a statement issued last week, the CDC expanded second booster eligibility for individuals 12 or older who are immunocompromised and those ages 50 and older. The agency cited a nationwide increase in COVID-19 cases as the reason for the update to the eligibility guidelines. 

With GOP U.S. Senate results still unknown, Pa. election officials issue guidance amid litigation

BY: - May 24, 2022

On Tuesday morning, McCormick's campaign filed an application for emergency relief in the case, asking Commonwealth Court to immediately order county election boards to count mail ballots without a handwritten date.

Iowa fast-food worker’s wage lawsuit survives in U.S. Supreme Court

BY: - May 24, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court has handed a small, but potentially significant, victory to a fast-food worker from Iowa and, perhaps. beyond.

Flush with cash, Pa. could see its surplus go down the drain | Analysis

BY: - May 24, 2022

As budget season approaches, financial experts say COVID relief funds should be reserved for one-time uses.

DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell to leave Wolf admin on July 2

BY: - May 23, 2022

The Wolf administration said that it plans to tap DEP Executive Secretary of Programs Ramez Ziadeh, to serve as acting secretary following McDonnell’s departure next month. 

Philly Council approves bill allowing ticketing, towing of abandoned vehicles

BY: - May 23, 2022

Philadelphia Police will no longer have to enforce these violations under the newly approved council legislation.

Nearly 70M Americans receive benefits from Social Security Admin programs | The Numbers Racket

BY: - May 23, 2022

In 2020, 69.8 million people received benefits from programs administered by the Social Security Administration, according to the federal agency. 

Her daughters are U.S. citizens. Title 42 won’t let this Guatemalan mother enter the country

BY: - May 23, 2022

By Uriel J. Garcia Every morning for the past year, Emilsa and her two American-born daughters wake up on a mattress in a storage room inside a migrant shelter in Ciudad Juárez. For breakfast, they usually eat eggs and potatoes or whatever food people donate to the shelter. After eating, the 39-year-old from Guatemala will […]

Pa. schools have doubled their solar power use since 2020

BY: - May 22, 2022

Only 2 percent of schools in the state, which is a total of 108, produce their own solar power.

Pa. Primary 2022: LGBTQ candidates ran across Pa., to mixed results | Analysis

BY: - May 22, 2022

Some high-profile candidates lost their contests, but other legislative candidates saw electoral success.