Cities have ways to curb gun violence; feds are giving them more money
When shots ring out on the South and West sides of Chicago, Sam Castro and his team at the Institute for Nonviolence Chicago race to the scene of the shooting and to the hospital where emergency responders are treating the gunshot victim. Knowing most of the city’s gun violence is caused by a small cluster […]
Wolf admin announces more than $246M in small biz assistance | Wednesday Morning Coffee
The federal funding will target socially and economically disadvantaged businesses.
Pandemic relief funds helped Pennsylvanians stay insured, officials say | Tuesday Morning Coffee
“We cannot afford to slow or lose this progress," Humphreys said, adding "We are hopeful that the subsidy extension being discussed in the U.S. Senate quickly becomes law, providing time for the department to review any necessary impact on, or modifications to, filed rates."
App aims to connect Pennsylvanians experiencing homelessness with resources
The app, known as Finding Your Way in PA, allows users to “search for and request assistance with services and resources in their current location, local communities, and throughout Pennsylvania to connect them with helpful supports,” according to the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
$225M in federal COVID-19 relief slated for Pa. health care workers
The proposal, revealed in the Senate on Tuesday and expected to pass the House on Wednesday, will allocate $225 million in federal pandemic relief money to Pennsylvania health care workers.
Pa. to allocate $6.5M in federal relief to support, retain nursing industry
The COVID-19 Nursing Workforce Initiative aims to recruit and retain Pennsylvania's nursing workforce.