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Casey, senators press Justice Dept. for answers on web access for disabled people | Friday Coffee

BY: - July 1, 2022

The federal government is supposed to file biennial reports on its web accessibility efforts. The last one was a decade ago.

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Pa.’s Wolf, govs urge Congress to preserve extended Obamacare subsidies | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 30, 2022

‘Tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians will be impacted if this subsidy expansion expires in October,’ Wolf said in a statement.

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‘Believe Them’: In new Pa. ad, Dems warn GOP wants national abortion ban | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 29, 2022

With a key swing state on the line in 2022, Dems want voters to take the GOP literally and seriously.

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Pa., Norfolk Southern get a deal to expand W.Pa rail access | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 28, 2022

The more than $200M agreement eventually will add a 2nd daily Amtrak trip from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg, officials said.

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With Roe headed to the states, every vote this fall matters | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 27, 2022

Speaking for a tyrannical minority, the Supreme Court widened the cracks in our national foundation.

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An image of SCI-Greene, the state prison in Greene County, Pa. (Pa. Corrections Department photo).

Hunger strike to protest solitary confinement at SWPa. prison continues | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 24, 2022

Incarcerated people at the state prison in Greene County have been on strike since June 7.

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The imprisoned are living with mental illness. States are ill-equipped to help | Thursday Coffee

BY: - June 23, 2022

Many report problems, few receive treatment, according to a new report.

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Democratic gubernatorial nominee Josh Shapiro (L) and Democratic U.S. Senate nominee John Fetterman (R) | Capital-Star file photos.

Fetterman, Shapiro are teaming up in 2022. Will it help, hurt? | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 21, 2022

The two each offer the other advantages in parts of the state where they need it, observers told the Capital-Star.

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Pa. says providers ready to give COVID jab to kids as young as six months old | Monday Coffee

BY: - June 20, 2022

Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Now that the federal government has cleared the way, Pennsylvania providers are ready to start administering the COVID-19 vaccine to kids as young six months old, state health officials said Sunday. The shots for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers will become available this week, according to the Associated Press. The federal government […]

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PennDOT paving crews (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania photo)

From dump trucks to de-icers, Pa. is auctioning off heavy equipment | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 16, 2022

The online-only auction of PennDOT equipment starts June 20 and runs to July 5

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Pa. House lawmaker proposes $100M mental health aid package | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 15, 2022

Rep. Mike Schlossberg, D-Lehigh, who's spoken openly about his own mental health struggles, is backing the bill.

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Analysis moves Pa.’s closely watched governor’s race to ‘Leans Dem’ | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 10, 2022

But 'leans Democratic' isn't 'safe Democratic' - the analysis warns, in a reminder of why they call Pa. the Keystone State.