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Pennsylvania Opposes Proposed Gag Rule Limiting Access to Family Planning Services

The State of Pennsylvania is opposing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ proposed gag rule limiting access to comprehensive family planning services. On...

Catholic priest pleads guilty to sexually abusing a boy in Pennsylvania

A Catholic priest named John Thomas Sweeney pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy in the Diocese of Greenburg, Pennsylvania. The State Attorney General’s...

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Orders Release of Report on Catholic Clergy Sexual Abuse

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered the release of a grand jury report on child sexual abuse by Catholic clergy in six dioceses in the...

Attorney General Shapiro Urges Pope Francis to Help End Attempts to Silence Victims of...

Attorney General Josh Shapiro implored Pope Francis to help stop the attempts to silence victims of sexual abuse in six Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania. Yesterday,...
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Pennsylvania Attorney General Sues Company Engaged in ‘For Sale By Owner’ Home Scheme

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed a lawsuit against a Texas company engaged in a "for sale by owner" home scheme. According to Shapiro, Harbour...

Judge Allows Release of Grand Jury Report on Sexual Abuse within the Catholic Church

On Friday, Judge Norman A. Krumenacker allowed the release of the grand jury report on child sexual abuse that occurred within six Catholic dioceses...
Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro

Pennsylvania Attorney General Demands That Trump Administration Clarify ACA Enforcement

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro demanded the Trump administration to clarify its position regarding the implementation of certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act...

Pennsylvania Releases Opioid Prescribing Guidelines to Health Care Providers

On Monday, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced that his administration had released opioid prescribing guidelines for workers’ compensation. According to Wolf, the guidelines will...

Pennsylvania Deposits $22 Million to its Rainy Day Fund

Pennsylvania is following in the footsteps of California — saving money for future potential economic crises. On Thursday, Gov. Tom Wolf announced that the state had...
Gov. Wolf signs Clean Slate bill

Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf Raises Minimum Wage for State Employees to $12 Per Hour

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf raised the minimum wage of state employees under his jurisdiction through an executive order last month. State employees will see their...

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Slams Cardinal Wuerl over Untruthful Response to Report...

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro criticized Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Archbishop of Washington, over his untruthful response to the grand jury report on  child...