DePasquale: Business reopening waivers from Wolf admin ‘not a level playing field’
Gov. Tom Wolf’s waiver process, which allowed select businesses to reopen during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic this spring, was a “subjective process built on shifting sands of changing guidance” that could be gamed, according to Auditor General Eugene DePasquale. The initial findings come five months after DePasquale, a Democrat, announced he would review […]
Search the list: The Pa. businesses that sought waivers from Wolf’s shutdown order
The Wolf administration began releasing the names of those businesses this month, facing mounting public pressure to make the information available.
From plumbers to pet groomers, Wolf discloses list of businesses denied waivers to open
Six days after releasing a list of Pennsylvania businesses approved to operate during COVID-19, Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration has released another round of business that applied to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Senate panel asks Commonwealth Court to force Wolf to release waivers
The petition filed Monday would force Wolf to comply with the subpoena a Senate committee issued last month, seeking details about the 42,000-plus requests for business waivers
Alito orders Wolf to respond to business shutdown lawsuit
According to media reports, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has ordered Wolf respond to the petition, brought by a trio of businesses across the commonwealth that included a real estate agent, a golf course and a laundromat — as well as a suburban Pittsburgh GOP state House hopeful.
DePasquale announces audit, Senate serves subpoena as pressure increases to open up Wolf’s waiver
The move forces Gov. Tom Wolf to shed light on how his administration decided which businesses could open and which would remain closed to prevent the spread of the disease.
Pa. Senate panel to consider motion to subpoena Wolf waiver documents | Thursday Morning Coffee
Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Frustrated by what they say is a lack of transparency in the way the Wolf administration awarded waivers that have allowed non-essential businesses to keep operating during the COVID-19 pandemic, a state Senate panel is slated to vote today on subpoenas to force the release of those documents. In a statement released […]