This year marks the 50th anniversary of the federal Clean Water Act, which laid out the regulation of pollutants in U.S. waterways and established water quality standards.
With lawmakers being one vote shy of overriding a veto from Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, the Republican-controlled Senate failed to approve an attempt to block Pennsylvania from joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative on Monday.
Pennsylvania will receive $3.8 billion to clean up abandoned mine lands over the next 15 years, due to President Biden’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).
Pennsylvania’s inactivity levels fall marginally below the national average, according to a CDC report released earlier this year that estimated one in five adults were inactive in nearly every state across the nation.
Unemployment claims had increased nationally in January following the increase of Omicron variant infections, resulting in a slowdown of services in several industries.
The COVID-19 crisis has impacted many Pennsylvanian small businesses over the past two years.
Governor Tom Wolf joined Pennsylvania school officials and education stakeholders to highlight his continued commitment towards equitable investments in the state’s education systems.
According to a new release by the Centers for Disease Control, tobacco usage among adults dropped during the first year of the pandemic.
Earlier this year, Governor Tom Wolf unveiled his proposed education budget, which comes amid school systems entering a ”breaking point“ due to staffing shortages and lower-than-expected Keystone exam results.
The CDC reports that Pennsylvania’s premature birth rate decreased between 2019 and 2020, but racial disparity in the data still exists across the state.