Women workers could bear economic brunt as federal child care funding ends
Parents struggled to pay for child care and child care centers strained to retain workers well before 2020, but the pandemic accelerated many of the industry’s struggles and without the federal money many would have shut their doors. Now some of that money is going away.
Report finds 2M Pennsylvanians struggled with food insecurity during the pandemic
In 2020, nearly 1 in 20 Pennsylvanians were “newly food insecure,” meaning they did not have reliable access to adequate, nutritious meals during the pandemic.
Historic sites, museums around the state set reopening date
On April 30, the State Museum of Pennsylvania and the more than two dozen sites under state jurisdiction will begin operating under reduced hours and limited capacity, which will vary by site.
Pa. Gov. Wolf to lift indoor dining ban, even as fears of worsening winter surge loom
Wolf said the state is reporting fewer new cases this week than it was earlier in December. Health officials announced 8,984 new cases Wednesday, compared to as many as 12,884 in a single day earlier this month.