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CDC Teams to Assist in Pennsylvania COVID-19 Response

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has sent three teams to Pennsylvania to assist with the COVID-19 response. “We are so pleased to...

Pennsylvanians Reminded to Respond to 2020 Census

Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin reminded all Pennsylvanians to be a good neighbor and respond to the 2020 Census. “As we...

Inclusion of Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation or Expression in COVID-19 Data...

Governor Tom Wolf took another step in his commitment to fair treatment and inclusion of LGBTQ Pennsylvanians by announcing ways the community will be...

PA Insurance Department Warns of Risks, Increased Liability with Non-Compliance of...

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman reminded businesses of the importance of complying with Governor Tom Wolf and Department of Health Secretary Rachel Levine’s orders...

Wolf Administration Provides Guidance for Buildings Closed During COVID-19 

As businesses in counties enter the Yellow Phase of the state’s reopening plan, the Pennsylvania departments of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Health (DOH) are...

Nearly 1 Million Pennsylvanians Have Applied for a Mail-In Ballot for...

Nearly one million voters have applied for a mail-in ballot for the June 2 primary election, Governor Tom Wolf and Pennsylvania Secretary of State...

AG Shapiro To Consumer Reporting Agencies: If You Don’t Protect Consumer...

Attorney General Shapiro led a group of 22 Attorneys General warning the nation’s three Consumer Reporting Agencies (CRAs) that they will not hesitate to...

Gov. Wolf: Congress and USDA Must Take Action to Help Food...

Governor Tom Wolf sent a letter to the members of Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation urging Congress to take legislative action to ensure access to the Supplemental...

Gov. Wolf Calls for Mandated Race and Ethnicity Data Collection and...

Governor Tom Wolf called for COVID-19 health care providers and medical facilities conducting tests to follow the Department of Health’s mandate to include race...

Wolf Administration Elaborates on Data Driven Reopening Standard

In consultation with public health professionals and in an effort to simplify and to better capture growth, decline, or stability, the Wolf Administration elaborated...

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