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July 23, 2021

In this update: Senate hearing dives into contact tracing data breach, emergency procurement process New law addresses barriers to deploying high-speed wireless technology Celebrating 25th anniversary of White Rose Settlement Services Update on proposed integration of state universities Philly Inquirer: “Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf says he’s no longer opposed to new voter ID rules” Congratulations, Michael […]   [Read More]

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July 19, 2021

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee and Senate Health and Human Services Committee will hold a joint public hearing to review the recently announced $34 million contract issued by the Department of Health to Public Consulting Group, the latest third-party vendor tasked to perform contact tracing of COVID-19 positive patients over the next year.   [Read More]

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July 16, 2021

In this update: Public hearings to review new contract for contact tracing in PA with many unanswered questions 2021 legislative roundup: children & families State government merger to save taxpayer dollars Preventing child deaths in hot cars Touring Terra Farms in Spring Grove Increased unemployment compensation fraud and identity theft Work search requirements reinstated for […]   [Read More]

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16

2021

July 16, 2021

In the days leading up to two public hearing scheduled for July 20 and 21, respectively, Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) and Representative Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) discuss a massive data breach impacting 72,000 Pennsylvanians due to a third-party vendor’s failure to secure personal health records.   [Read More]

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July 14, 2021

 

JOINT HEARING | Senate Communications and Technology Committee AND Senate Health and Human Services Committee | July 21, 2021 at 10 a.m. | North Office Building (Hearing Room 1) and virtually through Zoom  |      [Read More]

Jul

09

2021

July 09, 2021

In this update: ‘Guardian of Small Business’ Parents have until July 15 to choose additional year of education for their child following pandemic disruptions 2021-22 state budget in detail Bills of note passed by the Senate in 2021 Avoiding tick bites and Lyme disease Local jobs from PA CareerLink Upcoming PennDOT projects Cheer on a […]   [Read More]

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