Geisinger looks to confirm virus variant’s presence in Valley

Geisinger awaits lab results to confirm the conclusion of its director of infectious diseases: That a more contagious variant of COVID-19 reached the Valley. In data last updated April 1, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 431 cases in Pennsylvania and 12,505 nationwide were from the B117 variant, first detected in the...

Elected officials, education leaders & community leaders join Sen. Hughes in call for education justice in honor of MLK 

PHILADELPHIA – April 5, 2021 – In recognition of the 53rd anniversary of assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., State Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) called for the Pennsylvania General Assembly to provide true education justice and support Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal to fully fund Pennsylvania’s public school fair...

Sens. Haywood, Laughlin introduce renewable energy legislation

State Sens. Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) and Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) introduced legislation Monday to promote economic development and generate jobs while supporting alternative energy production and use in Pennsylvania. The proposed legislation would increase Pennsylvania’s Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards (AEPS) Tier 1 goal 18...

PA Democrats allowed to intervene in Delaware River anti-fracking lawsuit

The first round in the ongoing lawsuit challenging the Delaware River Basin Commission's authority to ban fracking in its jurisdictional waters has gone to the State Democratic Caucus. A knockout blow could be landing as soon as April. In this file photo made with a fisheye lens on March 12, 2020, work continues at a shale gas well drilling site...

PA Senate Democrats Hold Hearing on the Effects of COVID-19 on PA Housing Crisis

Harrisburg – March 31, 2021 - At the request of state Senators Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia), Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia), and Nikil Saval (D-Philadelphia), the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a virtual public hearing on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the existing housing crisis in Pennsylvania. “For...

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