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Wolf continues push for legalization of cannabis

The governor said legalizing adult-use cannabis would lead to economic gains and restorative justice for Pennsylvanians

$96 million goes to COVID-impacted small businesses

260 businesses in Bucks County received funding

Residents urged to squash spotted lanternflies

The bug could cost Pennsylvania up to $324 million annually in economic impact with a loss of more than 2,800 jobs if not contained

SCORE Bucks hosts free webinar on pandemic business help

This virtual event is set for Sept. 30

Fitzpatrick introduces legislation to support restaurants

The legislation would establish a $120 billion revitalization fund to help independent restaurants deal with the long-term structural challenges facing the industry because of COVID-19 and support the reemployment of 11 million workers

PA launches new policies to increase diversity among state contractors

Changes are aimed to improve opportunities for businesses owned by minorities, women, LGBT, veterans and disabled individuals

COVID-19 phased reopening county dashboard

The dashboard, launched recently by the Department of Health, breaks down four main categories that are used to determine if a county can move into the next phase of reopening

House Republicans vote to reopen Pennsylvania

House Resolution 836 would end the executive order to shut down businesses, which Wolf issued on March 17

Democrats, Republicans call on Wolf to allow curbside pickup at retail locations

They said as long as social distancing and good hygiene is practiced, this will continue to flatten the curve while helping the economy

Wolf calls local leaders encouraging reopening ‘cowardly,’ Republicans respond

The governor said employees of a business that reopens illegally can remain home and continue to receive unemployment benefits
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Silver Lake Nature Center announces November events

Hike the trails, view birds and more next month

PLBC, Police Reform Working Group members demand justice for Walter Wallace

Members of the legislative bodies are calling for passage of police reform legislation, which would address procedures on non-lethal de-escalation methods

Pennsylvanians warned of new scams, cautioned to guard personal information

Reports have been made of individuals posing as Labor & Industry employees