Municipalities want to limit carbon emissions. Pa. utilities want to preempt them
Nineteen states have passed legislation banning local governments from regulating utilities within their borders.
National Guard gets OK to join Pa. vaccine efforts under new law
Pennsylvania’s National Guard can start getting involved in the distribution of vaccines and inoculation of Pennsylvanians amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Tom Wolf signed a bill Wednesday authorizing the Guard and the state Department of Health to cooperate on a plan for the “community distribution and administration” of vaccines across the commonwealth. In a statement, […]
Bill mobilizing National Guard for COVID-19 vaccines headed to Wolf’s desk
The state Senate voted 46-0 on Wednesday to send Gov. Tom Wolf a bill that mobilizes the state’s National Guard units to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to pharmacies and health centers; operate vaccination sites; and let trained guardsmen administer injections to patients.
Washington County state reps call for federal study of rare cancer
Ewing sarcoma typically only occurs 200 to 250 times a year in the U.S.
Restore or reenergize? Turzai, House GOP offer plan for natural gas-based state economy
Preaching “jobs, jobs, jobs,” state House Speaker Mike Turzai and other House Republicans rolled out a package of bills Monday that they say will expand the manufacturing potential of the shale gas boom.