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How purple Pennsylvania did what Wisconsin has not — expand Medicaid

BY: - June 1, 2021

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf told Gov. Tony Evers that he is shocked by the extremes Wisconsin Republicans are going to in their efforts to stop Medicaid expansion, which his state passed and implemented under divided party control. In many states, including Pennsylvania, it has not been a red versus blue partisan battle to the extent […]

Dr. Rachel Levine speaks during a press conference inside PEMA headquarters on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020. (Photo: Pennsylvania Capital-Star)

U.S. Senate panel advances nomination of transgender doctor from Pennsylvania for HHS post

BY: - March 17, 2021

WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania’s former top health official, Dr. Rachel Levine, moved one step closer on Wednesday to becoming the highest-ranking openly transgender official in the federal government. The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee voted 13-9 to advance Levine’s nomination to serve as assistant secretary of Health and Human Services for a vote by […]

Gov. Tony Evers answers questions during a COVID-19 briefing via phone on 03/23/20. (Photo: screenshot from YouTube of call.)

Evers, other govs ask Trump for aid as states face shortfall

BY: - April 17, 2020

Gov. Tony Evers has joined Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf in urging President Trump to expedite additional resources for all states and localities so that they can address economic shortfalls resulting from the COVID-19 crisis. “Without this leadership, the damage to our state economies will be exacerbated by the cuts we […]