State House Passes Bill Preventing Governors From Shutting Down Churches In DisastersThe Pennsylvania House on Tuesday passed a bill that would prevent governors from applying their disease control powers to shut down gatherings at churches or other houses of worship.
Business Owners Left Confused After Judge Rules Gov. Wolf's Coronavirus Restrictions UnconstitutionalGovernor Tom Wolf issued a strong response during his weekly briefing on Tuesday after a federal judge ruled his shutdown order, gathering limits and business closures unconstitutional.
Gov. Wolf Says He Won't Heed Republicans' 'Irresponsible Demands' After Judge Rules Against Virus RestrictionsPennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf vowed Tuesday he wouldn’t heed the “irresponsible demands” of President Donald Trump and Republicans in the state legislature concerning the coronavirus response.
Federal Judge Rules Pa.'s Shutdown Order Unconstitutional; Wolf Administration Will File AppealThe Wolf administration will try to appeal a federal judge's ruling saying the governor's shutdown orders were unconstitutional.
Citing Coronavirus, Attorney Seeks Release Of Man Accused Of Severely Beating Five Young ChildrenThe attorney for a Pennsylvania man accused of severely beating five of his seven young children is seeking his client’s release from prison, saying he contracted COVID-19 at the facility.
Pennsylvania Removes States From Coronavirus Travel ListThe state has updated the list of states it recommends people quarantine after visiting.
4 Pittsburgh Establishments Given Notices Of Violation, 13 Others Warned For Not Following Coronavirus OrdersDuring coronavirus compliance checks, state police handed notices of violation to four Pittsburgh-area licensed liquor establishments and warnings to 13 others.
Gov. Tom Wolf Again Calls On Lawmakers To Pass Eviction MoratoriumWolf again called on state lawmakers to pass an eviction moratorium as well as make changes to a statewide rent and mortgage relief program.
Gov. Wolf: Restaurants Can Increase Capacity To 50%, But First Must Register With New DatabaseGov. Tom Wolf says restaurants in Pennsylvania may begin increasing their indoor occupancy to 50% starting later this month, but first they must go through a self-certification process.
State Police Give Notices Of Violations To 2 Pittsburgh Establishments, Warnings To 8 OthersState police handed notices of violation to two Pittsburgh-area licensed liquor establishments, while eight others were given warnings during coronavirus compliance checks.
Dr. Levine Provides Updated Coronavirus Testing Guidance For Nursing HomesPennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine released updated coronavirus guidance for nursing home facilities on Thursday.
White House’s Top Coronavirus Official Dr. Deborah Birx Visits Pittsburgh, Meets With Mayor PedutoWhite House COVID Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx made a stop in Pittsburgh while visiting Pennsylvania Thursday.
Dr. Rachel Levine: Asymptomatic Employees Brought The Virus Into Long-Term Care FacilitiesMore than 1,300 long-term care facilities have finished universal baseline coronavirus testing by the state's Aug. 31 deadline.
Gov. Tom Wolf Says The Focus Is On Reopening Schools, Not Restaurants Or BarsWolf gave no hint Monday that he will relax restrictions on indoor capacity at restaurants and bars, which he limited to 25% in July amid a resurgence of the virus linked, by some contact tracing data, to bars and restaurants.
Gov. Tom Wolf Renews Coronavirus Emergency Disaster DeclarationGov. Tom Wolf signed a second renewal of the coronavirus disaster declaration Tuesday.