Pennsylvania Lawmakers Tee Up Referendum On Limiting Governors' Disaster Emergency PowersA divided state House on Friday gave lawmakers’ final OK to put on the May ballot a constitutional amendment limiting governors’ powers during a disaster emergency.
Constitutional Amendment Could Limit A Governor's Emergency Powers During PandemicPennsylvania voters will likely soon get the final say about whether to limit the governor’s powers during a disaster emergency after a divided state House of Representatives endorsed a proposed constitutional amendment Wednesday.
Republican-Controlled State Senate Passes Measure To Limit Governor's Disaster AuthorityThe Republican-controlled Senate passed a measure Tuesday to take some emergency management power away from Pennsylvania’s governors as lawmakers struck out at Gov. Tom Wolf’s handling of the pandemic response.
Gov. Tom Wolf To Veto Bills On Carrying And Selling Guns During Disaster EmergenciesGov. Wolf will veto legislation that would repeal laws intended to control the carrying of guns and prevent public officials from shutting down firearms sales during disaster emergencies.
Gov. Tom Wolf Renews Coronavirus Emergency Disaster DeclarationGov. Tom Wolf signed a second renewal of the coronavirus disaster declaration Tuesday.
Gov. Wolf Announces Stay At Home Order In Pennsylvania Will End Tomorrow, Coronavirus Disaster Declaration RenewedGovernor Wolf announced that he has amended the stay-at-home order to end at 11:59 p.m. Thursday.
Coronavirus In Ohio: President Trump Issues Disaster Declaration For StateA central Ohio woman whose brother, mother and father died this week of coronavirus pleaded for people to stay at home and follow social distancing guidelines.
Coronavirus In Pennsylvania: President Donald Trump Approves Major Disaster DeclarationPresident Donald Trump has approved a major disaster declaration for Pennsylvania.
Disaster Declaration Approved For Westmoreland Co., Low-Interest Loans Available For Sept. Flood VictimsState authorities say low interest federal loans are being made available to some western Pennsylvania residents whose property was damaged during a storm last month.
Crews Build Temporary Bridge In 5 Hours In Sewickley TownshipA community in Westmoreland County is seeking help from the state following significant damage from the third severe storm this summer.
Allegheny Co. Executive Declares 'Disaster Emergency' Due To Wet Weather ImpactsAllegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has declared a “disaster emergency” due to the continuing devastating effects of the snow and rain we’ve gotten this winter and spring.