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PA Moves to Cut Emission of Smog-Forming VOCs

By: Andrea Sears HARRISBURG, Pa. – New rules to cut smog-forming emissions from thousands of oil and gas facilities across Pennsylvania have taken a step…

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Report: Private Community-Corrections Centers Failing to Rehabilitate

A new study finds those released from private, residential community corrections centers are far more likely to be re-incarcerated. By:  Andrea Sears Harrisburg, PA – A…

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Drinking Water at Risk? Groups Question Clean Water Rule Rollback

Mehoopany Creek in Wyoming County is currently protected by the “Waters of the United States Rule.” By: Mary Schuermann Harrisburg, PA – Conservation groups say President…

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A Win for PA Students with Disabilities

By: Andrea Sears PHILADELPHIA – Students with disabilities who are homeless in Pennsylvania have won an important victory. Following an investigation into the plights of…

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Department of Agriculture, GIANT Announce Multi-Year Farm Show Sponsorship Agreement

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding joined Nicholas Bertram, president of GIANT Food Stores to announce that the Department of Agriculture and GIANT…

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Wolf Administration Invests in Income-Producing Stream Buffer Projects to Benefit Local Economy, Water Quality

​Harrisburg, PA – The Wolf Administration today announced close to $1 million in grant investments to five recipients throughout Pennsylvania for planting trees and income-producing species…

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Wolf Administration Announces Investment in ATV Trails

​Harrisburg, PA – The Wolf Administration today announced new grant funding that will support two recipients in Pennsylvania for all-terrain vehicle (ATV) trails. “Using funds from…

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Reentry Program Efficacy Reviewed after Successful Pilot

​Harrisburg, PA – A program aimed at helping inmates better themselves ended after a year of testing at five Pennsylvania state prisons and now Department of Corrections…

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Wolf Administration Announces Comprehensive Tool to Help Individuals Identify Resources for Substance Use Disorder Treatment, Related Support Services

Harrisburg, PA – The Wolf Administration today announced the launch of the Drug and Alcohol Referral Tool (DART), an online resource designed to help Pennsylvanians seeking…

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Wolf Administration Names 2019 Teacher of the Year

Hershey, PA – Today, Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera announced Marilyn Pryle, a teacher at Abington Heights High School in Lackawanna County, has been named the…

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