Here in Pennsylvania the price of gas per gallon increased slightly to $3.702, a 5 cent per gallon increase compared to one month ago, and a 93 cent per gallon decrease from one year ago.
Pennsylvania’s only urban search and rescue team with dogs trained to locate victims of structural collapses is based in Philadelphia, about five hours from Pittsburgh.
A new report explored ways to reconnect residents of the Appalachian region to employment opportunities.
But Senate Republicans are holding out to establish a school voucher program, which would send $100 million of state funding to private schools. Gov. Josh Shapiro has made it clear he will veto the provision if it will end the stalemate.
Pennsylvania lawmakers likely won’t solve the budget impasse before schools return this fall, forcing some of the four state-related universities to approve tuition increases for the upcoming year.
As demand for organically grown food continues to increase across the country, Pennsylvania is bolstering its efforts to capitalize on the trend and position itself as a leader in the organic sector through substantial investments at the state level.
In Pennsylvania, environmental advocacy groups are awaiting the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision which could affect the future of Commonwealth-owned properties’ responsibility to pay stormwater fees as property owners do.
According to the report, there was a significant increase in business applications in the Northeast, with 68,475 new applications, a 6.5% increase from the previous month.
Million-dollar payouts to CEOs and millions of dollars spent on advertising, have been well documented. Yet we let our own public schools — our great American experiment in education for all — become constitutionally inequitable and deeply underfunded.
Millions of American workers have breathed in dangerous levels of air pollution this year as smoke from Canada’s record wildfire season blankets cities across the Northeast.