Government

Governor Wolf Announces Financial Assistance Available to Small Businesses

Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that new funding is available to help small businesses impacted by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, through a new program...

Coronavirus: Governor Announces Social Distancing Plan for State, Schools and Daycares...

Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine this afternoon provided an update on the state’s COVID-19 mitigation efforts, including one new...

PA Attorney General Sues JUUL for Marketing E-Cigarettes to Teens

Attorney General Josh Shapiro is filing a lawsuit against JUUL Labs for violating Pennsylvania’s Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection law and jeopardizing the health...

Proposal to Reduce the Size of Pennsylvania State Legislature

Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) has introduced legislation that would amend the Pennsylvania Constitution, reducing the number of legislative districts in Pennsylvania from 203 to...

Proposal to Reduce the Size of the State Legislature

Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) recently introduced legislation that would amend the Pennsylvania Constitution, reducing the number of legislative districts in Pennsylvania from 203 to...

Governor, First Lady Urge Pennsylvanians to Help Their Neighbors This Holiday...

Ahead of Thanksgiving and the holiday season, Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf are reminding Pennsylvanians of the importance of helping each...

Governor Vetoes Bill Banning Abortions for Down Syndrome

Governor Tom Wolf vetoed House Bill 321. The governor’s full veto message: TO THE HONORABLE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA “Pursuant to Article IV, Section 15...

Treasurer Torsella Announces Transition Out of Expensive, Underperforming Hedge Funds in...

Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella announced that he will be transitioning Treasury’s portfolio out of all so-called “hedge fund” investments, resulting in $14 million in...

Auditor General Urges LCB to Use Competitive Bidding for Major Distribution...

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale urged the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) to use competitive bidding to award a $475 million contract for distribution services...

Treasurer Torsella Launches Phase Six of the Treasury Transparency Portal

Pennsylvania State Treasurer Joe Torsella announced expanded capabilities of the Treasury Transparency Portal by launching Phase 6. The portal now houses the Contracts e-Library and includes a...