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Republican-led General Assembly Prioritizes Corporate Tax Cuts Over Education or Inflation in New State Budget

Anzhe Zhang Pennsylvania lawmakers resoundingly passed the state budget bill on July 8, more than a week after the deadline, following deliberations by Republican lawmakers over whether or not to boost education spending or leave billions unspent. The $42.8 billion general spending plan, which is underpinned by federal programs like the American Rescue Plan, comes … Continued

Biden takes executive action to increase US supplies of clean energy

Oliver Willis President Joe Biden is using the Defense Production Act to boost the domestic manufacture of solar panels and other clean energy components. President Joe Biden announced on Monday that he is authorizing initiatives under the Defense Production Act to increase the domestic manufacture of clean energy technologies, especially of components used for solar … Continued

Tick Season Returns in Pennsylvania

Armand Jackson Ticks are an issue not just for pets but for humans as well. Tick bites can make people sick with diseases and experience symptoms of rash, fever, fatigue, headache, muscle aches, as well as joint swelling and pain. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention details the number of reported cases … Continued

Harley-Davidson to restart Wisconsin, Pennsylvania plants

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson is set to reopen plants in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania after sorting out issues with a supplier. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Friday that the motorcycle manufacturer plans to restart plants in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, and York, Pennsylvania, on Monday. The company suspended operations at the plants on May 19 for two … Continued

Pair rescued after fall into chocolate tank at candy plant

Associated Press ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Two people were rescued after they somehow fell into a partially filled chocolate tank while doing maintenance work at a candy factory in Pennsylvania. The incident at the Mars Wrigley plant in Elizabethtown occurred shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday. The two people work for an outside contracting firm, officials … Continued

Popular Show “Pawn Stars” Coming to Valley Forge

Armand Jackson One of History Channel’s most popular long-running series with 625 episodes and 20 seasons to date, Pawn Stars will be taping in Pennsylvania for the show’s 20th season. The show revolves around three generations of the Harrison family –grandfather Richard, son Rick and grandson Corey who work at their pawn shop in Las … Continued