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PA Attorney General Leads Fourth Annual Pocono Raceway Drug Take Back...

Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that the Office of Attorney General is again partnering with Pocono Raceway for the annual Drug Take Back...

AG Shapiro Leads Coalition of AGs to Close the Ghost Gun...

Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced he’s co-leading an amicus brief in support of federal action that would close a loophole that lets violent criminals,...

New AARP Pennsylvania Poll: Voters 50+ Could Tip the Scales in...

AARP Pennsylvania released key findings from a 2022 election survey that shows candidates for Governor and U.S. Senate should pay close attention to Pennsylvanians over 50...

LGBTQ Affairs Commission Denounces What It Characterizes as a “Don’t Say...

The Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs and education and youth advocates denounced Senate Bill 1278.  The legislation was approved along party lines by the...

Capital Blue Cross Awarded for Lehigh Valley Vaccination Commitment

The Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley honored Capital Blue Cross with its prestigious Community Leadership Award, which recognized Capital Blue Cross’ singular commitment to providing...

PA Health; Vaccine Providers are Ready to Vaccinate Children Ages Six...

Following the approval of two vaccines by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug...

PennDOT Wants Feedback on Plan for National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula...

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today launched a survey for the public to share feedback on the goals, infrastructure-prioritization, and program-administration components of the Draft...

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Juneteenth

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday,...

Female Athletes Rally for Women’s Only Sports on 50th Anniversary of...

On June 23, female athletes, parents, and advocates will join fourteen organizations from across the political spectrum to rally for "Our Bodies, Our Sports." June 23rd marks...

COVID-19 Hospital Cases Doubled in Pennsylvania in May

The Pennsylvania Department of Health provided a summary of COVID-19 information for May 2022. “COVID-19 trends can vary across communities that is why it is...

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