On Friday, May 5, the Bureau of Labor Statistics published a report which included preliminary national unemployment numbers for April.
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USDA Warns Pennsylvanians to Protect Plants from Invasive Pests
Invasive pests cost the U.S. about $40 billion a year in damages to trees, plants and crops.
Increases in Opioid Overdoses in Pennsylvania Varied by County During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic intensified the opioid epidemic, according to our new research, which finds that opioid overdoses increased in Pennsylvania in 2020 compared with 2018 and 2019.
PA Now Tasked with Public-School Funding Revamp
It’s been two weeks since a Commonwealth Court judge ruled Pennsylvania’s system of funding public schools is unconstitutional and must be revamped.
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Area Unemployment Stays Steady Per New Report
The Erie metropolitan area unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) rose slightly from 4.0 percent in November to 4.2 percent Per New Report.
Pennsylvania Unemployment Hits New Record Low
According to the report, the national unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent in December, down 0.1 percent from the previous month.
New Pa. Graduation Requirement Has Five Pathways to Diploma, Career Readiness
Pennsylvania high school seniors must complete one of five new pathways outlined in Act 158 to earn a diploma and demonstrate career and/or college readiness.
One Study Reveals How Pennsylvanians Prefer to Spend a Night In
Pennsylvanians are especially fond of enjoying a bottle of wine while binge watching a TV show.
Pennsylvania House Prices Nearly $250,000 Less Than National Average
Recent data from Realtor.com shows that the U.S. median listing price in August was $435,000 which is down $15,000 from the record high of $450,000 in June.
Mastriano Vows to Ban Abortion With No Exceptions
Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano this week doubled-down on his hardline abortion stance, calling the issue “the single most important issue in our lifetime” after reiterating his belief that the practice should be banned with no exceptions.