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Wolf offers $20 million relief plan for bars and restaurants

The plan requires approval by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.

By The Associated Press

Pa. Health Department warns against two state lawmakers’ false claims about potential COVID-19 vaccine

Both President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden have pointed to a COVID-19 vaccine as key to ending the pandemic.
By Sam Dunklau

Amid resurgence of COVID-19, Wolf says now is ‘the time to double down on our efforts’

Colder weather, school and complacency are all playing a role in the uptick in cases.

By Brett Sholtis

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Wolf points to hemp industry in making the pitch for legal recreational weed in Pa.

The governor says to understand what legalization could do for the commonwealth, it’s important to look at Pennsylvania’s industrial hemp industry.

By Sam Dunklau

To jumpstart relief program, Wolf gives landlords more flexibility to collect unpaid rent

Landlords will no longer be required to forgive all payments owed in return for accepting state aid, which is capped at $750, much lower than average rent in many areas.

By Charlotte Keith/Spotlight PA

Audit faults Wolf’s business shutdown waiver program

The audit, which is ongoing, has uncovered significant problems that created an uneven playing field for businesses across Pennsylvania, state Auditor Eugene DePasquale said.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Governor Tom Wolf eases crowd limits with sliding scale tied to capacity

The Democratic governor’s new limits employ a sliding scale, linked to the size of the crowd, to determine capacity.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Wolf seeks commission to rein in health care spending

Patterned on a similar commission in Massachusetts, the Health Value Commission would set a statewide target for the rate of growth in health spending.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Updated: September 25, 2020 | 5:40 pm

Governor Wolf warns Trump rallies flout Pa.’s coronavirus rules

Saturday’s rally is scheduled for a hangar at Harrisburg International Airport.

By The Associated Press

Gov. Wolf slams GOP for trying to thwart COVID-19 mitigation

For months, the GOP-controlled legislature has chafed under the executive authority Wolf assumed as part of his COVID-19 disaster declaration. Wolf has consistently shot down their efforts. Most recently, lawmakers failed to override his veto of the sports bill.

By Katie Meyer