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‘Pandemic changed nothing’: Manufacturing workers voice concerns over COVID safety

Employees at a large manufacturer in Berks County say they’re not informed when coworkers contract COVID-19 and are punished for taking time off due to the illness.

By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

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Business booms for some manufacturers, dwindles for others amid pandemic

Some businesses find themselves with almost too many orders, while others don’t have nearly enough. But almost all are facing unexpected challenges from the coronavirus.

By An-Li Herring/WESA

Some lawmakers think they can override Wolf’s veto on manufacturing tax break bill

Overrides are rare, and can only happen when two-thirds of the legislature are willing to support a bill against the governor’s explicit wishes. The last one happened a decade ago.

By Katie Meyer

Governor Wolf plans to veto natural gas manufacturing tax credit

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s spokesman said Wednesday the governor thinks such projects should be evaluated on an individual basis but would be open to considering specific projects.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press