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Even with Wolf’s disaster powers clipped, Pa.’s mask mandate remains. Why?

BY: - May 22, 2021

Under current state health orders, unvaccinated individuals should wear masks when they're indoors, and outdoors if they’re unable to maintain social distance.

COMMENTARY

What dueling press releases say about the utter predictability of the budget ballet | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 4, 2021

How common ground is becoming ever more scarce.

Wolf vetoes proposal to shield businesses from some pandemic liability

BY: - December 1, 2020

The veto was the latest chapter in a long running battle between two powerful groups — businesses and trial lawyers — that has played out in Harrisburg as well as Washington D.C. over the pandemic. 

In another clash with lawmakers, Wolf vetoes bill blocking his efforts to fight climate change

BY: - September 24, 2020

Pa. releases roughly 264 million tons of carbon each year, according to state data. About a third of that comes from power plants.

Pa. business, immigration advocates caution against Trump work visa order

BY: - June 24, 2020

The Keystone State could lose out on hundreds or thousands of new guest workers through the H-2B visa program alone, and not fix immigration issues.

COMMENTARY

#PaBudget2020: Innovative workforce solutions, pro-growth policies needed to move Pa. forward | Opinion

BY: - February 3, 2020

for Pennsylvania to compete on a global scale, elected officials must pursue pro-growth policies that will improve the state’s overall business climate.