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Treasurer Torsella Files Court Documents in Alleged Bond Manipulation Scheme

Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella announced that his office has initiated a class action in the United States District Court for the Southern District of...

Pittsburgh to Host the 2019 Governor’s Awards for the Arts in...

The 2019 Governor’s Awards for the Arts will be held September 27 in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA) Executive Director Karl...

First Lady Frances Wolf, Pa. Commission for Women Mark 19th Amendment...

As part of Women’s History Month, First Lady Frances Wolf announced a new exhibit at the Governor’s Residence to celebrate the 100th anniversary of...

38 Pennsylvania Economists Support a $15 Minimum Wage by 2025

Governor Tom Wolf commented on the release of a letter from 38 economists in Pennsylvania supporting an increase in the minimum wage to $15 by...

Attorney General Raises Awareness During Consumer Protection Week

During National Consumer Protection Week, Attorney General Josh Shapiro is increasing awareness of resources available to the consumers of Pennsylvania from the Office of...

State Treasurer Torsella Authorizes $650 Million Short-Term Loan to PA

Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella announced the authorization of an $800 million line of credit from Treasury’s Short Term Investment Pool (STIP) to the General...

Horror Stories of Human Trafficking

The abuse began when “Susan” turned eight; by age 13, she was a runaway with a boyfriend who sold her for food. Three years...

Pennsylvania Announces Composition of Census 2020 Complete Count Commission

Governor Tom Wolf announced that Pennsylvania has selected organizations to be on the Governor’s Census 2020 Complete Count Commission. The Commission will support the...

Major Family Medical Leave Reform Introduced in PA

Senators Tom Killion and Andy Dinniman have introduced a bill to substantially extend family medical leave provisions in Pennsylvania.  The bipartisan legislation would expand...
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Taxpayers Deserve Timely, Effective Solution on Contract Posting

(Susquehanna Valley Policy Institute, by David Atkinson) Pennsylvania’s updated open records law was a monumental upgrade and a major win for advocates of more accessible...

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