Farmers and conservationists are praising a bill introduced in the Pennsylvania Senate that would bring funding to stop agricultural runoff from polluting rivers and streams….
TRENTON, NJ (SBN) — New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy presented keynote remarks on statewide initiatives to improve maternal health at the latest NJ Spotlight News virtual roundtable livestreamed by State Broadcast News. The panel discussion, “Maternal Health in New Jersey: Pursuing Equity Through Systemic Change,” drew more than 200 viewers of the one-hour, 15-minute live […]
HARRISBURG, PA (SBN) — A judge has set September 9th as the tentative trial date for a lawsuit that claims the General Assembly has violated…
Hearing specialists say people have delayed seeking treatment because of COVID, reports SBN correspondent Steve Lubetkin.
HARRISBURG, PA (SBN) — The COVID pandemic has shown the lack of a paid family-leave system has devastating consequences for families, public health and the economy,…
Child and maternal health advocates are urging Pennsylvania to take advantage of an opportunity to extend coverage for new mothers on Medicaid.
Some lawmakers want to add an amendment known as a “Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights” to Pennsylvania’s state Constitution, but fiscal experts say it would cripple the state’s ability to respond to its residents’ needs. But critics say TABOR would block the state from addressing critical issues, from crumbling infrastructure and inequities in education funding to property-tax relief.
Governor Tom Wolf announced Pennsylvania PULSE, a power-purchase agreement that will build seven large solar arrays in six counties – enough to produce nearly half of all the electricity used by state government.
HARRISBURG, PA (SBN) — Families are returning to visit relatives in Pennsylvania nursing homes, bringing a year of painful isolation to an end for many…
Advocates for people with disabilities say the cap New York put on Medicaid spending in 2011 doesn’t keep pace with growing health-care needs and they’re urging lawmakers to finally repeal it. SBN correspondent Steve Lubetkin reports on the issue.