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Senator Haywood Responds to PASSHE Board Meeting

Senator Haywood Responds to PASSHE Board Meeting

PHILADELPHIA – April 17, 2021 – State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) released the following statement on the April 15 Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Board of Governors meeting:

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Pa. universities freeze tuition for the third straight year

For the third consecutive year, in-state students attending Pennsylvania’s 14 state universities will not face a tuition hike. The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education’s board of governors voted Thursday to keep tuition and the technology fee the same, even...

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Chester County, state accelerate vaccine strategy

Chester County, state accelerate vaccine strategy

WEST CHESTER — Pennsylvania officials announced Wednesday the state is accelerating vaccine strategy to target industry workers, just as the number of those testing positive for coronavirus continues to climb in Chester County. Last week, 603 people tested positive...

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Lawmakers: Vaccine task force ‘highly productive’

Lawmakers: Vaccine task force ‘highly productive’

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered plenty of party-based antagonism in state government, but a bipartisan Vaccine Task Force is working together amicably, officials said. “Coming into the task force, I had no clue,” said Rep. Tim O’Neal, R-Washington. “I didn’t know...

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PA Aims To Set All Phase 1A Appointments By End Of Month

PA Aims To Set All Phase 1A Appointments By End Of Month

Pennsylvania residents who are currently eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine will get their appointments scheduled by the end of March, Gov. Tom Wolf and members of the state’ COVID-19 task force said Friday, as they also announced targeted initiatives to vaccinate such...

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