See how a lot land in Pennsylvania is owned by the federal authorities

See how a lot land in Pennsylvania is owned by the federal authorities

The federal authorities owns 27.1% of all land in the US, or 615.3 million of two.27 billion acres. Federal lands are managed largely for preservation, recreation, and the event of pure assets. The Bureau of Land Administration, a governmental division that manages public lands, controls 39.7% of federally owned lands. The Forest Service, in command…

Federal authorities picks OraSure's COVID take a look at for distribution in faculties nationwide

Federal authorities picks OraSure's COVID take a look at for distribution in faculties nationwide

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – A COVID take a look at made by a Bethlehem firm will quickly be going to colleges nationwide. OraSure Applied sciences stated Wednesday that its InteliSwab COVID-19 speedy take a look at was chosen by the federal authorities for distribution in faculties throughout the nation. That information got here after the corporate’s…

Small biz survey: Pennsylvania authorities favors massive enterprise

Small biz survey: Pennsylvania authorities favors massive enterprise

HARRISBURG, Pa. (The Middle Sq.) — Small companies fear in regards to the energy of bigger firms within the market, however they’re additionally sad with the subsidies and tax breaks massive companies get from the federal government. A survey of impartial small companies printed by the Institute for Native Self-Reliance confirmed that small companies understand…

To residence rule or not? Studying Metropolis Council discusses concept to review various types of authorities

To residence rule or not? Studying Metropolis Council discusses concept to review various types of authorities

READING, Pa. – Some members of Studying Metropolis Council surprise if their sort of authorities is what’s greatest for the town. Through the physique’s Committee of the Entire assembly Monday, council briefly mentioned the thought of making a authorities research fee to discover whether or not town ought to proceed with its residence rule constitution type of…

New report argues it's time for public-sector union reform in Pennsylvania

New report argues it's time for public-sector union reform in Pennsylvania

(The Heart Sq.) – A new report from the Commonwealth Basis argues that Pennsylvania can enhance financial development and provides staff extra selection and freedom of their life – if the Common Meeting reforms its authorities union like Wisconsin did a decade in the past. “Authorities unions have huge political energy in Pennsylvania, as a consequence…