The state House has unanimously approved Rep. Clint Owlett’s bill aimed at assisting rural emergency medical services companies and the patients who rely on them.

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Claims for refunds of the tax paid on gasoline, undyed diesel and/or biodiesel used for commercial farming purposes can be filed with the state Board of Finance and Revenue between July 1 and Sept. 30. This includes the pickup truck used in farming and for which the fuel is purchased within …

On Sept. 18 and 25, the Wolf Administration will provide free naloxone at 95 locations across the state to any Pennsylvanian who wants it as part of the administration’s ongoing effort to reduce the number of opioid overdoses and get residents into treatment.

As part of Governor Tom Wolf’s commitment to making voting more convenient, Pennsylvania is launching a new option for voters to apply online for an absentee ballot starting with the November election. In August 2015, Governor Wolf launched online voter registration. Since then, more than 1.…

A new grant program, to help with the costs of inspection and certification requirements for businesses that meet the federal definition of “very small meat processor,” is now available, said Rep. Clint Owlett, a member of the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee.

The Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation, whose mission is Pennsylvania’s state parks and forests, released a learning adventure booklet, highlighting the role played by rangers in Pennsylvania’s state parks and forests.

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Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that Pennsylvania led a 19-state coalition to oppose a U.S. Department of Labor’s proposal that could expose millions of American workers to labor law violations and leave them without the ability to sue employers who commit those violations. The comme…

Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, voted in support of a state budget that prioritizes agriculture, education and putting money aside in the state’s Rainy Day Fund. The budget will spend a total of $33.9 billion dollars, a 1.8% increa…

The Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation, the only non-profit whose mission is Pennsylvania’s state parks and forests, will display the winning photos from the 2018 Through the Seasons photo contest at Leonard Harrison State Park. The Best In Show, Critics Choice photo was taken by Bruc…

Governor Tom Wolf announced new investments to support 11 affordable housing projects across the commonwealth. Funded through the HOME program, $3.4 million will be disbursed to 10 counties to expand the supply of decent and affordable housing for low-income Pennsylvanians.

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The Congressional candidates forum that was originally scheduled for April 11 has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 16, 6-8 p.m. at the Tioga County Fairgrounds in Whitneyville.

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs is headquartered in Lebanon County, but its ability to reach the state’s nearly 800,000 veterans and their families extends to every county across the commonwealth thanks to its two Mobile Veterans Outreach Vans.

Pennsylvania State Police troopers arrested 330 people for driving under the influence during the four-day Christmas holiday from Dec. 22 through Dec. 25, 2018. The total represents an increase from the 243 DUI arrests made during the 2017 Christmas holiday driving period, which spanned three days.

For anyone who has ever thought about serving on a school board, borough council or township board — here’s your chance to learn how. Penn State Extension is offering a workshop, “Toss Your Hat in the Ring.”

Attorney General Josh Shapiro joined Governor Tom Wolf at the Capitol Building to announce the launch of a new online tool to report suspicious activity regarding prescription drugs. The suspicious activity report form is fully integrated into the Commonwealth’s Prescription Drug Monitoring …

Pennsylvania residents can now earn an associate’s degree from SUNY Corning Community College at the same tuition as New York State residents. Approved by the college’s Regional Board of Trustees at a special meeting Tuesday, the Keystone Residential Scholarship is now available to all Penns…

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs has extended the deadline for the 2018-19 Veterans’ Trust Fund grant cycle. Grant applications under the new deadline must be received by 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14. The original deadline for applications was Nov. 30.

The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission is reminding individuals, public agencies and private organizations that Dec. 1 is the final date for submitting nominations for properties or locations with statewide or national historical significance for consideration in the State Histo…

Insurance commissioner Jessica Altman and human services secretary Teresa Miller joined United Way of the Capital Region, Pennsylvania Health Access Network and Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers at Hamilton Health Center to remind Pennsylvanians that open enrollment for 20…

Department of Human Services secretary Teresa Miller, Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission chairman Gladys M. Brown, LIHEAP Advisory Committee chairman Patrick Cicero, and representatives from local utility companies announced the start of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program appl…

Pennsylvnaia Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today invited aspiring performers to enter “Oh, Say, Can You Sing?”, a star-spangled sing-off on Facebook that would put talented Pennsylvanians center stage during the 103rd Pennsylvania Farm Show. Each morning of the Farm Show will feature…

Acting Commissioner Robert Evanchick announced Oct. 12 that 99 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Hershey and have been assigned to troops across the commonwealth.

To continue the dialogue about the dangers of underage drinking, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is encouraging students from across the commonwealth to participate in the 27th annual Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest.

Registration is open for the 2018 Recycle-Bowl. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is encouraging educators in Pennsylvania to get students involved in Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl competition.

To help protect stream health and aquatic life, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection reminds private and public pool owners, as well as pool management companies, how to properly close their swimming pools for the season.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Pennsylvania Department of Education invite high school students in grades 9-12 to participate in the second PennDOT Innovations Challenge, which encourages students to use their problem-solving, creative and strategic-thinking abilities …

Farmers must file claims for refunds of the tax paid on gasoline, undyed diesel and/or biodiesel used for commercial farming purposes with the state Board of Finance and Revenue between July 1 and Sept. 30. This includes your pickup truck used in farming and for which the fuel is purchased w…

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Local officials are still learning how Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal to charge $25 per capita for state police service will affect them. According to Wolf spokesperson Ryan Tarkowski, the fee would only apply to municipalities with no part-time or full-time local police coverage.

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PUNXSUTAWNEY – Pennsylvania’s world-famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, predicted six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow this morning in the Pennsylvania Wilds. Thousands of fans watched as Phil made his highly-anticipated weather prognostication, commemorating 131 years of Pennsy…

The state House has unanimously approved Rep. Clint Owlett’s bill aimed at assisting rural emergency medical services companies and the patients who rely on them.

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Claims for refunds of the tax paid on gasoline, undyed diesel and/or biodiesel used for commercial farming purposes can be filed with the state Board of Finance and Revenue between July 1 and Sept. 30. This includes the pickup truck used in farming and for which the fuel is purchased within …

On Sept. 18 and 25, the Wolf Administration will provide free naloxone at 95 locations across the state to any Pennsylvanian who wants it as part of the administration’s ongoing effort to reduce the number of opioid overdoses and get residents into treatment.

As part of Governor Tom Wolf’s commitment to making voting more convenient, Pennsylvania is launching a new option for voters to apply online for an absentee ballot starting with the November election. In August 2015, Governor Wolf launched online voter registration. Since then, more than 1.…

A new grant program, to help with the costs of inspection and certification requirements for businesses that meet the federal definition of “very small meat processor,” is now available, said Rep. Clint Owlett, a member of the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee.

The Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation, whose mission is Pennsylvania’s state parks and forests, released a learning adventure booklet, highlighting the role played by rangers in Pennsylvania’s state parks and forests.

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Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that Pennsylvania led a 19-state coalition to oppose a U.S. Department of Labor’s proposal that could expose millions of American workers to labor law violations and leave them without the ability to sue employers who commit those violations. The comme…

Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, voted in support of a state budget that prioritizes agriculture, education and putting money aside in the state’s Rainy Day Fund. The budget will spend a total of $33.9 billion dollars, a 1.8% increa…

The Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation, the only non-profit whose mission is Pennsylvania’s state parks and forests, will display the winning photos from the 2018 Through the Seasons photo contest at Leonard Harrison State Park. The Best In Show, Critics Choice photo was taken by Bruc…

Governor Tom Wolf announced new investments to support 11 affordable housing projects across the commonwealth. Funded through the HOME program, $3.4 million will be disbursed to 10 counties to expand the supply of decent and affordable housing for low-income Pennsylvanians.

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The Congressional candidates forum that was originally scheduled for April 11 has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 16, 6-8 p.m. at the Tioga County Fairgrounds in Whitneyville.

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs is headquartered in Lebanon County, but its ability to reach the state’s nearly 800,000 veterans and their families extends to every county across the commonwealth thanks to its two Mobile Veterans Outreach Vans.

Pennsylvania State Police troopers arrested 330 people for driving under the influence during the four-day Christmas holiday from Dec. 22 through Dec. 25, 2018. The total represents an increase from the 243 DUI arrests made during the 2017 Christmas holiday driving period, which spanned three days.