In effort to boost recruiting, Pa. lawmakers pass bill to lower police academy fitness requirement
Lowering fitness standards for police academy recruits could improve recruiting, but some say it could result in more cadets washing out.
Washington, D.C. could learn a lot from Pa. leadership | Opinion
Faced with a nearly $5 billion budget hole, Republicans and Democrats negotiated effectively with Governor Tom Wolf and passed a remaining fiscal year budget with minimal damage to existing state programs. By using a combination of federal CARES Act funding and Rainy-Day Funds, leaders were able to come together to keep the Commonwealth moving ahead.
Our frontline heroes are still human. And we need to heed their cries for help | Opinion
By Megan Malick Stories about people rising up during times of challenge are powerful. In this COVID-19 pandemic, headlines constantly refer to frontline workers — nurses, grocery store employees, social workers — as heroes, as they sustain us and literally save our lives. Our call for heroes in these days are great. But at what […]