Auditor General DePasquale discusses the three categories of improvements for the DOH

Auditor General DePasquale discusses the three categories of improvements for the DOH

Auditor General DePasquale discussed the 13 findings from the 91-page audit of the Department of Health's (DOH) oversight of nursing homes at a press conference Tuesday morning. 

DePasquale is confident that changes being made in the DOH would lead to an improvement in the quality of care residents are receiving.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Department of Health to offer free KI tablets for those near nuclear plants

Department of Health to offer free KI tablets for those near nuclear plants

For those living within 10 miles of one of the state’s five nuclear power plants, the Department of Health is offering free potassium iodide or KI tablets. It is also available for those who work or go to school within a 10-mile radius.

Monday, July 25, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: News and Views
Senators seek to bolster Office of Inspector General

Senators seek to bolster Office of Inspector General

Senators David Argall (R-Schuylkill) and Ryan Aument (R-Lancaster) are hoping to decrease welfare fraud by hiring additional staff for the Office of Inspector General to investigate claims about possible welfare misconduct.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Women in Pennsylvania Government: Sen. Pat Vance (R-Cumberland)

Women in Pennsylvania Government: Sen. Pat Vance (R-Cumberland)

Starting our new series on women in Pennsylvania's government, The PLS Reporter sat down with Sen. Pat Vance (R-Cumberland).

Sen. Vance answered about her experience as a legislator, how she got there, and she even gave words of advice to other girls and women looking to enter public life.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Hughes: "I am very confident this will pass and it may pass overwhelmingly"

Hughes: "I am very confident this will pass and it may pass overwhelmingly"

Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia) answers questions after the conference committee meeting and notes that cooperation among the leaders is much different than in the past. 

Wednesday, July 13, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
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