Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said his office will follow up on his audit of the Department of Health’s (DOH) oversight of nursing homes to ensure the continued safety of older adults and people with disabilities. “Responding to complaints about nursing...
The Governor’s Action Team project manager Richard Heaney joined company executives and local leaders to celebrate the grand opening of a new USSC Group facility that will expand the company’s manufacturing operations in Pennsylvania and create more than 240...
State Treasurer Joe Torsella announced that the Pennsylvania ABLE Savings Program (PA ABLE) has surpassed $10 million in assets, and more than 1,700 accounts opened since its launch in April 2017. PA ABLE provides tax-advantaged savings accounts for people with qualified...
The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced that it received the State Physical Activity and Nutrition (SPAN) grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to improve nutrition and increase opportunities for safe and accessible physical activity for...
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said he has released $55.1 million to help volunteer firefighters’ relief associations provide training and equipment that saves lives and protects communities across the state. “This money is vital in helping volunteer firefighters who save...
Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) has introduced a proposal that would provide drug addicts with a logical next step for recovery. House Bill 2727 would establish a statewide program to ensure drug overdose survivors receive treatment after they are released from the...
(Susquehanna Policy Institute) 100 years since the 1918 Armistice  –  what lessons has Europe learned in keeping the peace in Europe? The First World war caused around 40 million casualties and between 15-19 million deaths and ranks as one of the...
(Lincoln Institute) On the surface it would appear the power dynamic in Pennsylvania state government changed little as a result of last week’s General Election. Governor Tom Wolf was re-elected and Republicans retained solid control of both the state House...
The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) has extended the deadline for the 2018-19 Veterans' Trust Fund (VTF) grant cycle. Grant applications under the new deadline must be received by 3 p.m. EST Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. The original deadline...
The National Cannabis Industry Association Released a report today describing the growing popularity of marijuana policy reform and the political benefits candidates in either party could reap by embracing the issue. NCIA’s “The New Politics of Marijuana: A Winning Opportunity...

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