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Pa. eases rules for health care workers, others as coronavirus crisis reveals ‘inflexibility’ in professional licensing

Two state senators say that broader, more sweeping changes — like limiting which criminal convictions are considered disqualifying — are needed to tackle dual crises: the virus and the impending economic downturn.
By Sara Simon/Spotlight PA

Pa. House joins Senate in overwhelmingly passing bill to help ex-convicts get professional licenses

The House and Senate will combine their bills and take another round of votes on the bill that emerges. Governor Tom Wolf’s office has said the governor supports the legislation.

By An-Li Herring/WESA

Pa. tries a new tactic to help people navigate its professional license system

The acting Department of State secretary says the legacy system doesn’t make it easy for applicants to tell how long the process will take.
By Katie Meyer

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