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Pennsylvania Governor Declares Statewide Disaster Emergency on Opioid Epidemic

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive order declaring heroin and opioid epidemic a statewide disaster emergency. He joined the list of governors who...
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Pennsylvania Governor Expands Services for People with Disabilities

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced the expansion of services to people with disabilities on Monday. According to him, the state’s Department of Human Services (DHS)...
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Pennsylvania Stops Construction of Sunoco’s Mariner East 2 Pipeline

The Pennsylvania Department of Environment Protection (DEP) stopped the construction of Sunoco's controversial Mariner East 2 pipeline project. The Pennsylvania regulator to suspend Sunoco's construction...
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GOP Cong. says Trump a Factor in Decision to Not Seek another Term

A Republican lawmaker said President Donald Trump is a factor in his decision to not seek re-election in 2018. Cong, Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania is...

Pennsylvania Governor Deploys National Guard to Help During Severe Winter Storm

Governor Tom Wolf deployed 21 Pennsylvania National Guard (PNG) troops to help local agencies during the severe winter storm. The northwestern part of the...

Pennsylvania New Fireworks Law: Here’s What You Need to Know

Pennsylvania lawmakers made a number of changes to the state’s fireworks law in October. The amendments were part of House Bill 542, a revenue...
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Gov. Wolf Slams Congress for Failing to Reauthorize CHIP

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf denounced the Congress for failing to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Last year, CHIP provided health coverage for more...
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Gov. Wolf Joins Group of Bipartisan Governors Asking Congress to Fix DACA

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf joined a bipartisan group of governors encouraging Congress to prevent the deportation of thousands of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)...
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Opioid Epidemic: Pennsylvania Assembly Passes Bill to Set Standards for Recovery Homes

The Pennsylvania General Assembly passed a legislative priority to address the opioid epidemic in the state. The bill is now in the desk of...
Former Rep. Marc Gergely Avoids Prison in Gambling Ring Case

Former Pennsylvania State Rep. Gergely Avoids Prison in Gambling Ring Case

A Pennsylvania state representative avoided a prison sentence for his role in an illegal video gambling ring. On Monday, Judge Edward J. Borkowski sentenced former...

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The Links Between Social Media and Chronic Addiction

The general public has regularly studied the psychological and scientific reasons behind addictions to social media. However, new reports from Business Insider affirm that...