Legislature approves days honoring Gulf War, War on Terror vets | Thursday Morning Coffee
Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Today is Veterans Day in Pennsylvania and across the nation. And unlike Memorial Day, which is a solemn pause to honor those who have fallen, today is a day to pay tribute to those among us who have stepped up to serve the nation in times of war — and in times of peace. […]
Pa. Senate moves to bolster constitutional amendment process with increased training, transparency
The Senate acted on a pair of bills to create additional requirements for the Department of State to publicize and explain ballot questions and establish further training for agency staff.
States, including Pa., weigh bans on ransomware payoffs
Some cybersecurity specialists say lawmakers should pump more money into helping state and local governments strengthen their systems rather than banning ransom payments.
Bill banning COVID-19 ‘vaccine passports’ on its way to Gov. Tom Wolf, who vows veto
Legislation that would ban local and county governments, as well as public school districts and colleges and universities from requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccinations, colloquially referred to as “vaccine passports,” is on its way to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk. The 29-21 party-line vote in the Republican-controlled state Senate comes a day after the majority GOP […]