Pennsylvania state and city officials react to US withdrawal from Paris climate accord

Pennsylvania state and city officials react to US withdrawal from Paris climate accord

Since President Donald Trump’s Thursday afternoon announcement that the United States will be withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate change agreement, Pennsylvania officials have voiced their concerns as to what the decision could mean for the state and its cities. 

Friday, June 2, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Gov. Wolf blasts White House’s approach to opioid addiction crisis

Gov. Wolf blasts White House’s approach to opioid addiction crisis

Gov. Tom Wolf held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to discuss the letter he had written to White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner—the President’ son-in-law—who has been tapped by the Trump administration to run point on heroin and opiate addiction countermeasures.

The letter expressed the governor’s concerns over the American Health Care Act (AHCA) and its potential repercussions to the ongoing battle against the addiction crisis in Pennsylvania.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017/Author: Kyle Maguire
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Pittsburgh City Council gives stamp of approval for police to work Trump inauguration

Pittsburgh City Council gives stamp of approval for police to work Trump inauguration

Officers from the Pittsburgh Police force will be heading to Washington, D.C. to help provide security for President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration next week after Pittsburgh City Council signed off on the measure Tuesday morning. 

Thirteen officers and two supervisors will travel to the nation’s capital where they will be sworn in as Deputy U.S. Marshall’s to provide protection along the inauguration parade route on Friday, January 20. 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Pittsburgh
Protesters urge PA Electoral College to vote against President-elect Trump

Protesters urge PA Electoral College to vote against President-elect Trump

Harrisburg, like lots of other parts of the country was joined by protesters who were there to urge the Electoral College to vote against President-elect Donald Trump. 

On Monday afternoon, all of Pennsylvania's 20 electors voted for the Trump/Pence ticket. 

Monday, December 19, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Tags: Trump
Department of State certifies Presidential election vote count

Department of State certifies Presidential election vote count

Just a week shy of when the Electoral College is scheduled to meet, the Pennsylvania Department of State announced Monday afternoon that it has certified the Commonwealth’s election results for US President.

 

The certification was delayed after former Green Party Presidential Nominee, Jill Stein, attempted to trigger a statewide recount in state and federal court, which ultimately failed after a ruling by a federal court in Pennsylvania Monday morning.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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