Pennsylvania Perspective for Monday, April 25, 2022
April 25, 2022
April 25, 2022
Governor Wolf’s carbon pricing regulations were published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin over the weekend, making them official and also moving the state even closer to joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). WESA has more.
Although the state’s redistricting commission believed that new state legislative maps would increase diversity amongst state Representatives, Latino candidates are still underrepresented compared to its population in the Commonwealth. The Pennsylvania Capital-Star has more.
Current Deputy Chief of Staff Eric Hagarty will take over as Acting Secretary beginning next week. Fox43 has more.
Philadelphia City Council is still conducting its meetings and hearings completely virtually. In contrast, its counterparts across the state and country have been back to convening in person. The Philadelphia Inquirer has more.
Philadelphia jails faced a variety of challenges that have been worsened during the pandemic. Read more from the Inquirer.
After the city reversed a new mask mandate days after imposing it, some health experts are concerned that its credibility with citizens has been impacted. The Philadelphia Inquirer has more.
Residents are waiting longer than they have in years for the city to tow abandoned vehicles. The issue has become more severe since the pandemic. The Inquirer has more.
Industry leaders in self driving technology say more government support is needed to enable continued testing and development in Pittsburgh. WESA has more.
A Post-Gazette investigation turned up thousands of notes on bridges across Pennsylvania prepared by inspectors, which were later deleted from publicly-accessible PennDOT databases.
The Netflix film Demon House, written and directed by Lee Daniels, is set to begin shooting in Pittsburgh. The City Paper has more.
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