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Updated: 2021-04-29 16:42:29

Pennsylvania Senate OKs bill to halt plans to toll bridges

Republicans in Pennsylvania’s Senate are trying to make Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration start over on its plans to toll up to nine major bridges. They approved a bill Tuesday to require PennDOT to first secure approval from the Legislature.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Updated: 2020-09-02 12:13:57

After waffling, Gov. Tom Wolf says he can’t extend Pa.’s eviction ban, looks to lawmakers

Republican lawmakers said they are looking at what options they have to extend another lifeline to tenants.

By Charlotte Keith/Spotlight PA

Updated: 2020-07-21 15:29:07

More financial assistance may be on the way for Pennsylvanians struggling to pay utility bills

There’s currently a moratorium on utility shutoffs, though regulators have started to debate when it should come to an end.

By Cynthia Fernandez/Spotlight PA

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Updated: 2020-07-06 19:18:11

165K Pennsylvania businesses got federal virus loans so far

The public may never know the identity of more than 80% of the nearly 5 million beneficiaries to date because the Trump administration has refused to release details on loans under $150,000.

By The Associated Press

Erie museum director departs after work behavior reports

The New York Times reported last week there were complaints about Joshua Helmer's behavior.
By The Associated Press

Updated: 2020-01-11 11:39:00

Lawmakers plan to try, once more, to make redistricting less political

In order to change how congressional and state legislative districts are drawn before nationwide reapportionment in 2021, the General Assembly needs to strike a deal by early August.

By Katie Meyer/WITF

Updated: 2019-10-30 08:56:25

A popular hate crime bill’s circuitous path to passage

Once signed, the measure will give grants to nonprofits susceptible to hate crimes. Though few lawmakers ever opposed it, the legislative process was unpredictable.
By Katie Meyer/WITF