HARRISBURG — A little more than 22,000 people have left the Republican Party in Pennsylvania since the Jan. 6 attempted insurrection.
A bipartisan group of state lawmakers on the House Education Committee on Friday called on the Department of Health to give higher priority to teachers.
The state Department of Health on Friday updated its guidance to say that individuals who’ve been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 don’t need to quarantine if they’re exposed to others who have the virus.
Lawmakers used a budget hearing for the Department of Health to blast the state’s response to the COVID pandemic, chiefly taking aim at an early move to order nursing homes to re-admit residents with coronavirus and the more recent problems distributing vaccine doses.
Republican legislative leaders in the General Assembly say the Wolf Administration has “slanted” a ballot question in a bid to sway voters to oppose a proposed Constitutional amendment that would allow lawmakers to terminate an emergency declaration after three weeks.
The state Department of Education will allow schools to postpone standardized tests until the fall, Deputy Secretary of Education Matthew Stem told members of the House education committee.
A federal pharmacy program has delivered first and second doses to residents and staff at 600 nursing homes in Pennsylvania, Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday.
Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday unveiled his plan to fund a dramatic boost in workforce development by adding a tax on natural gas drilling.
Republicans in Pennsylvania have introduced at least 14 bills intended to roll back voting access in the wake of the 2020 election.