Stories tagged: "pennsylvania"

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‘All Hands on Deck’: How Pennsylvania Nonprofits Are Trying to Survive Coronavirus

Organizations that offer life-sustaining services are largely still operating—but they’re feeling the effects of the unprecedented health crisis.

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How Coronavirus Has ‘Changed Everything’ in Pennsylvania’s Primary Elections

Pennsylvania is the latest state to postpone its presidential primary because of the outbreak. As of Friday, 19 counties were under a stay-at-home order.

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Pennsylvania Shuts Down All ‘Non-Life-Sustaining’ Businesses Over Coronavirus

Wolf said his order would be enforced by state troopers, local officials, the state Health and Agriculture departments and the Liquor Control Board.

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For International Women’s Day, We’re Celebrating These Trailblazing Philly Women

Through social, economic, cultural, and political change, these women are making history.

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Could A Proposed Fracking Ban Decide the 2020 Presidential Race?

Democrats have made Pennsylvania a priority in their quest to win back the presidency. But Sen. Bernie Sanders' proposed ban on fracking might impact the race after a new poll found 42% of Pennsylvanians oppose such a measure.

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Telemedicine Bill in Pennsylvania May Not Pass Because Someone Mentioned the Abortion Pill

The legislation would set licensing guidelines and require insurers to provide coverage for telehealth as they would in-person health care. A Republican-sponsored amendment, however, threatens to derail its passage.

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Could Pennsylvania Pass A ‘New Deal For Housing’? This Lawmaker Hopes So.

“Having access to safe, affordable housing is critical and it is our job as legislators to make that attainable," state Sen. Vincent Hughes said.