‘I’ve had no income for months’: Pennsylvanians still can’t get the unemployment they’re owed

Many observers and advocates say Pennsylvania’s problems in this area run too deep for a quick fix – a combination of years of underfunding and staff cuts, a complicated unemployment system, and the bad timing of the pandemic striking prior to a major IT modernization

By Kate Giammarise/WESA

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Toward Racial Justice speakers look to possibilities for police and policy reform in 2021

“Policing took center stage for everyone in 2020,” Moderator Charles Ellison said, despite the ongoing, deadly pandemic, after police killed George Floyd in Minneapolis.

By Alanna Elder

A look at Gov. Wolf’s policy proposals for the 2021-22 year

Impose a tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas production to underwrite billions of dollars to expand workforce development and employment assistance programs to help the state recover from the economic effects of the coronavirus.

By The Associated Press

Second stimulus to help more homes with an undocumented parent, but some U.S. citizen children will miss out

There are about 4 million U.S. citizens under age 17 whose parents are both undocumented — meaning they can’t receive stimulus money.
By Anthony Orozco