The last time there was a significant push by taxing authorities to challenge the tax-exempt status of hospitals in Pennsylvania was three decades ago.
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Pennsylvania Court Offers Conflicting Opinions on Requirements for Fraud Evidence in Recount Petitions
Two Pennsylvania appellate judges have offered conflicting rulings on whether evidence of fraud is needed to request a recount.
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.
Bill to End Medical Co-Pays for Incarcerated Pennsylvanians to be Reintroduced
A Democratic state lawmaker from Philadelphia says he plans to reintroduce legislation to end $5 medical co-pays for incarcerated Pennsylvanians.
With a Pandemic-Era ‘Lifeline’ Ending This Month, Pa. Food Banks Brace for Increased Need
With a pandemic-era emergency program helping households with grocery bills set to end this month, Pennsylvania food banks are bracing for increased need.
PUC Launches Investigation Into PPL Electric Over ‘Unusually High Bills’
The state entity charged with oversight of utility companies across the commonwealth announced this week that it would initiate an investigation of PPL Electric Utilities (PPL) over “unusually high bills recently received by customers.”
Radon is Found in 39 Percent of Pa. Homes. Here’s How to Fight It
If you are buying a home, or you currently own one, then you do think about it — a lot.
DCED Opens Application for Whole-Home Repairs Program. Here’s What to Know
Applications for a $120 million home repair program officially opened for Pennsylvania counties this week.
Gas Leak Spews Over 1B Cubic Feet of Methane, Stresses Locals
A natural gas leak from a Rager Mountain storage facility in Western Pennsylvania was reported on November 6th, and since its discovery, the well has vented massive amounts of methane into the atmosphere over the course of 11 days.
Weis Markets Recalls Ice Cream Containing Soy and Coconut Allergens
Weis Markets announced on November 23rd that they are recalling over one hundred containers of Weis Quality Sea Salt Caramel Ripple Ice Cream due to undeclared soy and coconut allergens.