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Pennsylvania bill to revise ‘Steer Clear’ law advances

Pennsylvania bill to revise ‘Steer Clear’ law advances

An effort to improve safety on Pennsylvania’s roadways via the “Steer Clear” law continues to move through the statehouse. The House Transportation Committee voted unanimously to advance a bill to revamp the Steer Clear law. The bill, SB1281, awaits further...

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Charity started by McMurray man has worldwide reach, goals

Charity started by McMurray man has worldwide reach, goals

Doug Strott of McMurray was fit and strong 37 years ago as a Baldwin High School athlete before a scarcely known disease that can lead to debilitating pain robbed him of the mobility he once took for granted. And today, he is making it his mission to alert doctors,...

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Wolf calls on Legislature to pass paid sick-leave

Wolf calls on Legislature to pass paid sick-leave

Gov. Tom Wolf renewed calls on the Legislature to pass a paid sick leave policy for all Pennsylvania workers, positioning it as critical to keeping the state’s economy open during the pandemic. Wolf gave support to Pennsylvania Senate and Pennsylvania House of...

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Bill looks to throw businesses financial lifeline

Bill looks to throw businesses financial lifeline

Harrisburg, PA — In a CBS21 News follow-up, a Pennsylvania senator is introducing a bill that would help companies collect business interruption insurance from carriers who are denying claims. “These folks need the help. They deserve the help. They did not create...

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Nurses hold virtual town hall meeting about pandemic

Nurses hold virtual town hall meeting about pandemic

Nurses in Southwestern Pennsylvania held a virtual town hall Wednesday to voice their concerns to legislators about what they say is inaction regarding COVID-19 that is placing communities – and health care workers – in jeopardy. They also requested having a voice in...

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$10 million available to support Pennsylvania’s food system

$10 million available to support Pennsylvania’s food system

$10 million is now available for Pennsylvania businesses that have worked to maintain access to fresh, healthy food throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. “Pennsylvania’s food retailers stepped up to the plate to protect those putting food on the shelf, to think outside of...

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Legislators join Gov. Wolf in call for masking

Legislators join Gov. Wolf in call for masking

HARRISBURG — State and federal officials joined Gov. Tom Wolf in reminding Pennsylvanians to wear a mask to reduce the likelihood of spreading COVID-19. “As we increasingly resume public activities in our commonwealth, we need to remain vigilant about taking...

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State arts council distributes $2.3 million to arts groups

State arts council distributes $2.3 million to arts groups

Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday that 309 nonprofit arts organizations will receive grants totaling $2.3 million to help with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds from the federal CARES Act support staff salaries, facilities costs and fees for artists or...

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Hearing focuses on needs of frontline workers

Hearing focuses on needs of frontline workers

Maureen Casey, a registered nurse at the Hershey Medical Center, has treated COVID-19 patients and was recently quarantined for 14 days when she showed signs of the illness. At a state Senate Democratic Policy Committee online hearing on Tuesday, Casey recalled a...

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