March marks Athletic Training Month

March marks Athletic Training Month

On Wednesday morning a group of athletic trainers and athletic trainer students joined in the Main Rotunda to celebrate March being Athletic Training Month and to increase public awareness about what their profession does and their mission.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Sen. Schwank promotes resolution to encourage gender diversity in the work place

Sen. Schwank promotes resolution to encourage gender diversity in the work place

Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) held a press conference Tuesday morning along with members of the Executive Women’s Council where they spoke out to encourage gender diversity in the work place through Senate Resolution 255.

The resolution urges both private and publicly held businesses and nonprofits in Pennsylvania to have a minimum of 30 percent women directors by Dec. 31, 2020.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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New partnership to help build the Opioid Data Dashboard and address the Opioid Crisis

New partnership to help build the Opioid Data Dashboard and address the Opioid Crisis

On Tuesday morning, Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine, was joined by others to announce the Wolf Administration's new partnership to help fight against the opioid epidemic. 

The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and the Aetna Foundation have partnered to work on the Opioid Data Dashboard to develop more data resources and public health modeling.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Gov. Wolf outlines election reform package, urges end to gerrymandering

Gov. Wolf outlines election reform package, urges end to gerrymandering

On the eve of a public hearing to vet redistricting bills, Governor Tom Wolf Monday afternoon threw his weight behind a host of electoral reforms, including a bipartisan redistricting commission.

Monday, March 26, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Rep. Quigley hopes to make online students eligible for state grants

Rep. Quigley hopes to make online students eligible for state grants

The PLS Reporter joined Rep. Tom Quigley (R-Montgomery) to talk about his bill that would allow students enrolled in online education programs to be eligible for Pennsylvania state grants. 

Currently Pennsylvania is the only state that does not have a program like this enacted permanently, so Rep. Quigley is trying to make what is a temporary pilot program in Pennsylvania a permanent thing.

Thursday, March 22, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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