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Updated: October 1, 2020 | 3:48 pm

Appeals court allows Pennsylvania to restrict crowd size

The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the administration of Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, may once again enforce size limits on gatherings while it appeals the lower court order.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Updated: September 24, 2020 | 5:07 am

Pennsylvania schools allowing more sports fans after court ruling

A number of districts have opted to go their own way. The Eastern Lancaster School District will allow up to 1,000 people into its stadium, and up to 148 for indoor events like girls volleyball.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press and Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Judge declines to stay ruling on Pennsylvania crowd size

Wolf said at a news conference Tuesday that his administration will appeal to the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia.

By The Associated Press

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Updated: September 21, 2020 | 5:49 pm

Wolf vetoes school sports bill; override attempt planned

Though the bill passed with bipartisan support, an override isn’t a given.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Pennsylvania asks judge to retain limits on crowd size

“The split in authority created by the Court’s opinion makes it difficult, if not impossible, for (the Wolf administration) to manage the pandemic effectively."
By The Associated Press

Updated: September 8, 2020 | 3:23 pm

Gov. Wolf relaxes restrictions on indoor dining in Pennsylvania

Restaurants may increase indoor occupancy from 25% to 50% of capacity starting Sept. 21.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Wolf relaxes restrictions on fans in stands at school sports

The revised guidance says that “spectators may attend sporting events,” but they count toward the statewide gathering limits of 25 people indoors and 250 people outdoors.

By The Associated Press

Group of Pa. GOP lawmakers seek “suspension” of state emergency management law

The idea faces an uphill battle from both the state Supreme Court and Republican caucus leadership.

By Sam Dunklau