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Updated: 2021-10-20 13:03:00

Court breathes new life into Harrisburg gun laws challenge

The majority opinion said the plaintiffs do not have to wait until they are charged with violating the ordinances before challenging them on constitutional grounds.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Updated: 2021-05-19 12:50:48

Pennsylvania voters impose new limits on governor’s powers

With 75% of precincts reporting, the two questions led with almost 54% of the vote. More than 2 million ballots were cast.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press and Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

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Public health, medical experts say removing most COVID-19 restrictions a reasonable next step

“There’s no justification for those types of measures if you cease the public health emergency…We were trying to tame this virus, defang it,”

By Sarah Boden/WESA

What will looser restrictions mean for Pennsylvania bars and restaurants and their staff?

On Sun., April 4, Gov. Tom Wolf is loosening coronavirus-pandemic restrictions on bars and restaurants. What that will mean for server safety is just one question the industry is asking as the date approaches.

By Bill O'Driscoll/WESA

Updated: 2021-03-01 15:55:45

Pennsylvania easing size restrictions on gatherings amid coronavirus pandemic

Outdoor venues are now allowed to host events up to 20% of their maximum capacity. Indoor venues can hold events at 15% of maximum capacity.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Updated: 2020-11-16 16:29:52

Philadelphia bans indoor gatherings, broadens virus rules

Philadelphia is banning indoor dining at restaurants and indoor gatherings of any size, public or private, as the city battles a resurgence of the coronavirus.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Michigan Supreme Court rules against Governor’s emergency powers

Whitmer responded to the decision calling it “deeply deeply disappointing, and I vehemently disagree with the court’s interpretation of the Michigan Constitution.”


Some counties move to “yellow” on their own

Lebanon County votes to lift restrictions
By Marc Levy/The Associated Press and Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press