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Pennsylvania Requests Additional Assistance For All SNAP Recipients Following Federal Court Ruling

Pennsylvania Requests Additional Assistance For All SNAP Recipients Following Federal Court Ruling

| September 24, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) has submitted a request to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that would extend additional Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) funds to all SNAP recipients.

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L&I Takes Additional Action Against New Wave Of PUA Fraud

L&I Takes Additional Action Against New Wave Of PUA Fraud

| September 24, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) on Wednesday announced that due to an alarming spike in suspicious applications for unemployment benefits through the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program, additional anti-fraud and identity verification measures will be put in place.

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Secretary Of Agriculture Highlights ‘Earn While You Learn’ Agriculture Apprenticeship Opportunity

Secretary Of Agriculture Highlights ‘Earn While You Learn’ Agriculture Apprenticeship Opportunity

| September 24, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding on Wednesday encouraged young Pennsylvanians to apply for an Agriculture Equipment Service Technician Apprenticeship where they’ll earn a paycheck while they learn hands-on skills in science, technology, engineering, and math.

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New Map Aims to Aid Hunters

New Map Aims to Aid Hunters

| September 24, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The deer hunters who most consistently fill tags year to year know their woods.

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Sondra “Sue” Daum

Sondra “Sue” Daum

| September 23, 2020

Sondra “Sue” Daum, 75, of Tionesta, PA (Strobleton) passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at Oakwood Heights Senior Care in Oil City, PA after a period of declining health.

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Pa. House Fails to Override Wolf’s Veto of Sports Spectator Bill

Pa. House Fails to Override Wolf’s Veto of Sports Spectator Bill

| September 23, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – House Republicans failed in their attempt to override Governor Wolf’s veto of a bill that would have allowed Pennsylvania school districts to decide their own capacity limits for sporting events.

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Tina Marie Nugent

Tina Marie Nugent

| September 23, 2020

Tina Marie Nugent, 64, of New Bethlehem, passed away Monday, September 21, 2020 at her home.

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DHS Releases Updated COVID-19 Guidance For Personal Care Homes, Assisted Living & Private Care Facilities

DHS Releases Updated COVID-19 Guidance For Personal Care Homes, Assisted Living & Private Care Facilities

| September 23, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Department of Human Services (DHS) on Tuesday issued updated COVID-19 guidance for personal care homes, assisted living residences, and private intermediate care facilities covering screening and surveillance testing for residents and staff, expanding visitation, and circumstances when and how facilities can safely relax mitigation tactics.

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Governor Wolf Announces Veterans’ Trust Fund Grant Awards

Governor Wolf Announces Veterans’ Trust Fund Grant Awards

| September 23, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf announced on Tuesday that 10 Pennsylvania county Veterans Affairs Offices will receive a total of $150,000 in grants, and 18 charitable or Veteran Service Organizations will receive $650,000 in grants from the Veterans’ Trust Fund (VTF), administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA).

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PA High Schools Compete In Voter Registration Challenge

PA High Schools Compete In Voter Registration Challenge

| September 23, 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. – In celebration of National Voter Registration Day, Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar reminded Pennsylvanians that the fourth annual Governor’s Civic Engagement Award (GCEA) Program for high schools is underway.

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