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AG Shapiro Announces Sweeping Fraud Arrests in Car Title Washing Ring,...

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced criminal charges against 19 individuals and 13 separate businesses for “title washing.” The participants in these criminal rings included...

PA State Troopers Association Endorses Shapiro, Oz

The Pennsylvania State Troopers Association has split its endorsement for Pennsylvania Governor and U.S. Senate. The group is endorsing Democrat Josh Shapiro for Governor but...

DCNR Announces All Electricity Used by Agency Will Come from Renewable...

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced that DCNR will produce or purchase 100% of its electricity from renewable...

Governor Announces First-Ever Pennsylvania Sustainability Summit

Governor Tom Wolf announced that the PA GreenGov Council will host the commonwealth’s first-ever Sustainability Summit. “We have a responsibility to future generations that requires us...

Governor Wolf Takes Lawsuit on Constitutional Changes to Lower Court

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf is taking another shot at a lawsuit that argues Republican lawmakers improperly bundled together five proposed...

Acting Secretary of State Reminds Eligible Pennsylvanians to Register to Vote...

Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman marked National Voter Registration Day by reminding Pennsylvanians that the deadline to register to vote in the November election...

Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Rate Down To 4.2 Percent in August, Lowest Rate in...

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) today released its preliminary employment situation report for August 2022.  Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was down one-tenth​ of...

Registration Now Open for the Virtual LGBTQ Aging Summit and Institute...

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging today announced registration is now open for its virtual LGBTQ Aging Summit and Institute on HIV and Aging, which...

Department of Health Distributes COVID-19 Prevention Kits to Promote Safe, Healthy...

Acting Secretary of Health and Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Denise Johnson visited the Harrisburg Amtrak Station to highlight continued efforts in the community to...

Pennsylvania Expands Voter Registration Access for Eligible Pennsylvanians

Governor Tom Wolf signed Executive Order 2022-03 to greatly expand access for eligible Pennsylvanians to ​obtain voter registration information whenever they do business with commonwealth agencies. “We are proud of the free...

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