Municipalities want to limit carbon emissions. Pa. utilities want to preempt them

BY: - November 26, 2021

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

BY: - March 3, 2021

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

BY: - February 24, 2021

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

BY: - July 26, 2019

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

BY: - April 29, 2019

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.