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Minimum Wage

 

As Pennsylvania’s budget deadline approaches, is a minimum wage increase still on the table?
https://www.penncapital-star.com/featured/as-pennsylvanias-budget-deadline-approaches-is-a-minimum-wage-increase-still-on-the-table/

 

Your View: How ‘one fair minimum wage’ would reduce harassment in Pa.
https://www.mcall.com/opinion/mc-opi-pennsylvania-minimum-wage-20190615-fbfsdxv4onhhtfzl4qof73flwu-story.html

 

Pa. working to pass a $34B budget this month. Will the minimum wage be increased?
https://www.inquirer.com/news/pennsylvania-budget-talks-wolf-minimum-wage-police-fee-general-assistance-20190614.html

 

Opioids

 

Governor Wolf signs sixth opioid disaster declaration renewal, announces new initiatives

http://www.buckslocalnews.com/news/governor-wolf-signs-sixth-opioid-disaster-declaration-renewal-announces-new/article_422478d6-8ed0-11e9-8014-a3e5e36cd96e.html

 

Governor renews opioid disaster declaration for sixth time
https://www.wgal.com/article/governor-renews-opioid-disaster-declaration-for-sixth-time/28039677

 

State: Insurers shouldn’t punish people for getting Naloxone
https://www.tribdem.com/news/state-insurers-shouldn-t-punish-people-for-getting-naloxone/article_b1a9b06c-e75f-5913-9c7c-aa96a2cd44ce.html

 

Gov. Wolf Announces New Initiatives to Combat Opioid Crisis
https://www.erienewsnow.com/story/40652928/gov-wolf-announces-new-initiatives-to-combat-opioid-crisis

Social Services

 

Wolf Tells Group He’ll Fight For Cash Assistance Program
https://www.wesa.fm/post/wolf-tells-group-hell-fight-cash-assistance-program

 

Education

 

Pa. needs more money for public schools. Not tax credits for private schools | Opinion
https://www.penncapital-star.com/commentary/pa-needs-more-money-for-public-schools-not-tax-credits-for-private-schools-opinion/

 

Elections

 

Pa. GOP says “no” to new $15m voting machines
https://www.wfmz.com/news/pennsylvania/pa-gop-says-no-to-new-15m-voting-machines/1086384519

 

Senate Republicans still don’t want to fund Wolf’s voting machine upgrades
https://www.witf.org/state-house-sound-bites/2019/06/senate-republicans-still-dont-want-to-fund-wolfs-voting-machine-upgrades.php

 

Agriculture

 

Restore PA Would Offer Flood & Conservation Aid
https://www.lancasterfarming.com/farm_life/conservation/restore-pa-would-offer-flood-conservation-aid/article_297f2ad8-7880-5aca-8bd4-4b068c0d592d.html

 

Agricultural aid getting more attention at the Capitol
https://www.ncnewsonline.com/news/agricultural-aid-getting-more-attention-at-the-capitol/article_79638351-c6b4-5891-8c2c-b26336ef3563.html

 

Liquor Control Board

 

Pa. Senate confirmation hearing set for Tuesday for Liquor Control Board nominee Mary Isenhour
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/06/pa-senate-confirmation-hearing-set-for-tuesday-for-liquor-control-board-nominee-mary-isenhour.html

 

UPMC

 

Judge: UPMC-Highmark split set for June 30
https://triblive.com/local/pittsburgh-allegheny/judge-rules-against-ag-shapiro-upmc-highmark-split-set-for-june-30/

 

Pipelines

 

PUC launches review of safety regulations on hazardous liquids pipelines
https://whyy.org/articles/puc-launches-review-of-safety-regulations-on-hazardous-liquids-pipelines/