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Governor Tom Wolf speaks about efforts to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage.
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KYW Staff
May 22, 2020 - 4:01 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf “anticipates” that southeastern Pennsylvania counties currently in the “red” phase of his reopening plan — including the greater Philadelphia area — will move to the “yellow” phase on June 5, he announced on Friday. Read the latest here.
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President Donald Trump
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AP News
May 22, 2020 - 3:12 pm
President Donald Trump said he has deemed churches and other houses of worship “essential" and called on governors across the country to allow them to reopen this weekend despite the threat of spreading the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Parks are closed due to coronavirus.
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Kristen Johanson
May 21, 2020 - 5:20 pm
Philadelphia continues a downward trend of new COVID-19 cases, but restrictions are likely to continue through the summer. Parks and Recreation is already tweaking its kids’ summer programming. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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AP News
May 21, 2020 - 4:11 pm
Some counties in Pennsylvania could see practically all of the state's pandemic restrictions on business activity and gatherings lifted in the coming days, other than social-distancing and health-monitoring guidelines that are in place to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Read the latest...
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing in Newark .
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KYW Staff
May 18, 2020 - 2:13 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday signed an executive order to allow more recreational activities and related business operations to resume, and he outlined the state’s continued movement through various stages to a new post-pandemimc normal. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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KYW Staff
May 15, 2020 - 2:05 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf announced that another group of counties will move from “red” to “yellow” in his phased-in reopening plan, but counties near Philadelphia — like Delaware, Montgomery, Chester, Bucks and Berks — will remain in the “red.” Read the latest here.
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Dog grooming
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John McDevitt
May 14, 2020 - 6:03 pm
You can’t get a haircut right now, but can your dog? Only a few grooming services are still open in the Philadelphia region. Read more here.
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Governor Tom Wolf speaks about efforts to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
KYW Staff
May 14, 2020 - 4:50 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf has a message for business owners struggling during the coronavirus pandemic closures: “Yeah, this is awful.” In an interview with KYW Newsradio anchor and Reporters Roundup host Ian Bush, the governor said he understands their frustrations. Read and listen to the full interview here.
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Closed business
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Jim Melwert
May 14, 2020 - 1:43 pm
Three Republican state lawmakers from Chester County are asking Gov. Tom Wolf to move the county from “red” to “yellow,” based on his phased-in reopening plan, to ease what they feel are unnecessary constraints on businesses. Read more here.
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Business closed due to coronavirus
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Hadas Kuznits
May 13, 2020 - 11:47 am
Life will certainly be different once some coronavirus-related restrictions are lifted and Philly businesses and restaurants can resume operations again. But how exactly will they keep staff and customers safe against coronavirus? Read more here.
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