U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, has officially launched her bid to become the new House Republican conference chair.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Tuesday declared a state of emergency in Virginia because of gasoline supply disruptions caused by a cyberattack on the operator of a key East Coast fuel pipeline.
Harrisburg, PA - Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and State Veterinarian Dr. Kevin Brightbill recently discussed a variety of dangerous transmissible animal diseases that threaten Pennsylvania’s $34.6 billion animal agriculture industry. Should these diseases – which are currently present in other countries – arise anywhere in the United States, Pennsylvania would need to immediately declare a state of emergency to support the industry.
Harrisburg, Pa. – Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus Chair and state Rep. Donna Bullock, D-Phila., released a statement regarding the upcoming ballot questions that will be posed to voters May 18 as a result of legislation passed by the General Assembly in two consecutive sessions.
On Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. E.T., Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Committee Member Rep. Robin Kelly will hold a hybrid hearing to examine the maternal mortality and morbidity crisis experienced by Black birthing people in America.
‘Black women are subjected to harsh and racist treatment during pregnancy and childbirth. … Black women die because the system denies our humanity.'
Harrisburg, Pa. – After a year of overcoming challenges and going above and beyond during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) is celebrating teachers across the state for their dedication to ensure every student has the tools to reach their full potential.
The departments of Agriculture and Human Services (DHS) discussed the Wolf Administration's efforts to support Pennsylvania's charitable food network and food assistance programs so that no Pennsylvanians are going hungry throughout the COVID-19 public health crisis, thanks to the disaster declarations issued by Governor Tom Wolf.
Gun rights activists are hoping a New York legal battle headed to the nation's highest court will determine whether residents have the same right to concealed carry permits as people in 42 other states with less restrictive firearms laws.
A forensic scientist recommends a two-phase process once the remains are exhumed. The first phase would be to collect DNA samples from the remains and determine the samples’ integrity. The second phase would be to contract with a lab partner to help with identification.
10 a.m.: The Watauga County Sheriff's Office confirmed the individual suspected of killing the two officers is also suspected of killing two civilians in the residence. The names of the civilians are not being released at this time.
Here is a look at efforts to regulate guns in the United States over the last 20 years, including legislation that passed and failed. Information is from government and news reports.
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Michigan's top civil rights official has weighed in on the Mt. Pleasant girl who had her hair cut by a school staff member, saying legislation is needed to protect Black and biracial women from discrimination based on hairstyles.