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Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania are pushing their own version of sweeping election security bills that led to massive controversy in other states, but the legislation is unlikely to become law with Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf staunchly opposed.
Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives voted on party lines Tuesday to put an end to the governor’s pandemic disaster emergency declaration, less than a month after voters dramatically expanded lawmakers’ powers to control such declarations.
In the Commonwealth, it is reported 52.7 percent of adults 18 and older are fully vaccinated. The Pennsylvania mask mandate will be lifted once 70 percent of the adult population 18 and older are fully vaccinated.
In the first vote of its kind since the coronavirus outbreak, voters statewide will decide twin constitutional amendments that would give lawmakers much more power over disaster declarations, to apply whether the emergency is another pandemic or natural disaster.
Pennsylvania’s courts in 2014 struck down a GOP-penned law requiring a state-issued photo ID for voters, saying it imposed an unreasonable burden on the right to vote and that its backers failed to demonstrate the need for it.
Gov. Tom Wolf appeared in State College with the president and head football coach at Penn State University — with a cameo by a freshman tight end — to pitch younger people on the benefits of getting inoculated against the coronavirus.
The Wolf administration announced on Tuesday that all mitigation orders except masking will be lifted on Memorial Day.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and other state and local leaders met in Philadelphia on Friday to discuss the explosion of gun violence that has plagued the city for more than a year.
Sen. Anthony Williams organized a roundtable discussion addressing the surge of gun violence in Philadelphia. The senator was joined by Governor Tom Wolf and Attorney General Josh Shapiro for the meeting that included numerous state leaders, city officials, and influential community members.
While it is not known whether he received the Moderna vaccine or the Pfizer vaccine, Wolf called the experience a "privilege".
Pennsylvania is “winning” the race to contain a recent spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations thanks to its accelerating vaccine rollout, the governor said Wednesday, as state officials sought to address what they view as the pandemic’s next big challenge — persuading stragglers to get the shot.
With health officials on alert, Pennsylvania learned that it will not get nearly as many fresh doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine as the federal government initially projected.
Pennsylvania’s program to vaccinate teachers and other school workers, starting in the youngest grades, immunized more than 6,500 people in its first days, officials said Friday.
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Many across state government were still trying to determine exactly what sort of restrictions are on the money and suggested that they may not know for certain for days after the bill is signed into law.
Leaders in Philadelphia’s surrounding counties continue to feel frustration, wanting to know why so many are still waiting for their coronavirus vaccines.
Wolf administration officials said Thursday that Pennsylvania will extend a key feature of its response to coronavirus outbreaks in nursing homes, albeit on a scaled-down model after federal funding ran out in December.
FOX 29's Marcus Espinoza reports from Garnet Valley where teachers voiced their relief they will receive the Johnson and Johnson vaccine thanks to new guidance from Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf.
Kelly Rule has details explaining why Philadelphia officials are keeping some stricter COVID restrictions in place