More cities are becoming increasingly inclusive when it comes to LGBTQ rights, according to the Human Rights Campaign, which released its eighth annual Municipal Equality Index in State College Tuesday.
Thanks to a $400,000 state grant awarded to the city, a limited number of eligible landlords will be able to apply for loans of up to $25,000. The money must be used for “health and safety-related” repairs, including lead abatement and fixes connected to building code violations, such as broken plumbing.
The families of young people diagnosed with a rare childhood cancer have confronted Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf over what they called his administration’s insufficient response to a health crisis they blame on pollution from the shale gas industry.