(Harrisburg, PA) - PA state Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford County) has called out Gov. Josh Shapiro is doubling down on his plan to hike energy taxes for Pennsylvania families while simultaneously cutting energy jobs across the Commonwealth.Pickett said Shapiro has decided to appeal a... Read More.
(Harrisburg, PA) – The Shapiro Administration is reminding Pennsylvanians to take summer heat seriously, with forecasts calling for heat and humidity that will make temperatures feel like the upper 90’s to low 100’s this week.According to the National Weather Service, heat is the most prevalent weather-related... Read More.
(Albany, NY) - Gov. Kathy Hochul has directed the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to issue an updated drought watch after consulting with the State Drought Management Task Force and federal partner agencies. The watch now includes most New York counties, except... Read More.
(Albany, NY) - Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Wednesday the re-launch of the Covid #VaxtoSchool "statewide" campaign to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates among school-aged children in New Yorkers. But, #VaxtoSchool is not really a "statewide" campaign. Hochul completely ignored Tioga, Broome, Chemung, Chenango and other... Read More.
(Harrisburg, PA) – As the summer continues to usher in hot temperatures with high humidity, the departments of Aging and Health are urging all Pennsylvanians but especially older adults to take steps to keep themselves and their loved ones safe from potentially deadly heat-related... Read More.
Gov. Kathy Hochul urges New Yorkers to be prepared for dangerous heat conditions expected to last through Thursday, as a combination of hot temperatures and moderate-to-high humidity levels cause heat index values in the 90s and potentially the low 100s in certain areas. On Wednesday, most of... Read More.
(Albany, NY) - Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Wednesday that the statewide indoor business mask-or-vaccine requirement will be lifted starting Thursday, February, 10, and will remain optional for businesses, local governments and counties to enforce. This mandate was implemented on December 10 as statewide cases... Read More.
(NEW YORK) - Masks will be required to be worn in all indoor public places starting Monday unless businesses or venues implement a vaccine requirement. Gov. Kathy Hochul said this a major action to address the expected winter surge in cases and hospitalizations statewide... Read More.
Governor Kathy Hochul announced yesterday that the New York Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) will provide over $1.5 billion in one-time American Rescue Plan Act Funding to support recruitment efforts, retention incentives and vaccination bonuses for direct support... Read More.
Gov. Kathy Hochul has announced additional universal mask requirements designed to protect New Yorkers against the highly contagious Delta variant and the recent surge in COVID-19 infections statewide. The requirement applies to New York State... Read More.
On her first day in office, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a new, comprehensive plan to help ensure a safe, productive return to schools this fall in the midst of rising COVID-19 numbers fueled by the Delta variant. As part of this plan, Hochul has... Read More.
Sen. Fred Akshar, whose 52nd Senate District includes Tioga and Broome counties, issued this brief statement in response to an investigative report released Tuesday by the New York attorney general that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually... Read More.