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Wolf Administration Provides Update on Census 2020 Efforts

Marking one year out from the April 1, 2020 Census Day, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary for Community Affairs Rick...

Plan to Modernize Pennsylvania’s Equal Pay Law

On the eve of Equal Pay Day, Senators Steve Santarsiero (D-Bucks) and Maria Collett (D-Bucks/Montgomery) issued a joint memorandum inviting fellow senators to join them in...

One-Stop Voter Registration Information at VotesPA.com

Pennsylvanians planning to vote in the May 21 municipal primary can find information about voter eligibility requirements, register to vote and check the status of their voter...

Auditor General DePasquale Calls for State-Level Action on Climate Change to...

At his second public hearing on the climate change crisis, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today warned that a lack of action on the federal...

Term Limits Plan Brings New Choices, New Voices to State Government,...

Freshman state lawmakers Rep. Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin) and Mike Jones (R-York) unveiled their proposal to enact term limits for members of the state House...

Former Northumberland County Prothonotary Charged with Theft

The former Northumberland County Prothonotary is facing multiple charges of theft, receiving stolen property, tampering with public records and related crimes following an investigation...

Governor Implores Federal Government to Address Rising Health Care Costs

Gov. Tom Wolf today sent a letter to Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, at...

Report: 1.75 Million Pennsylvania Workers Make $15 or Less Per Hour

Governor Tom Wolf today commented on the release of a new report that shows nearly half of Pennsylvania hourly-wage workers – more than 1.75 million Pennsylvanians...

Auditor General Still Concerned About Philadelphia’s Selection of New Voting Machines

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale issued the following statement regarding the Philadelphia city commissioners’ selection of ES&S to provide new voting machines for the city. “I...

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...

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