Jul 2, 2020, 09:09 AM
Pa. Supreme Court Rules Against General Assembly Resolution to End COVID-19 Disaster Declaration
This ruling means that Gov. Wolf’s COVID-19 disaster declaration remains in effect. The Governor’s COVID-19 related orders will remain in place for the duration of the disaster declaration.
Jul 1, 2020, 15:10 PM
Gov. Wolf Signs 2 Bills on Protecting Health Care Workers from Violence Into Law
One of the new laws adds health care workers as a protected class under state law.
Jul 1, 2020, 09:26 AM
Pa. Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Ban Non-Compete Agreements for Health Care Practitioners
Rep. Torren Ecker introduced the bill on June 29, 2020.
Jun 18, 2020, 16:17 PM
Pa. Supreme Court Rules County Cannot Prohibit Medical Marijuana Use by Parolees
In a ruling issued on June 18, 2020, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has unanimously held that a commonwealth county cannot enact policy prohibiting the use of medical marijuana by individuals under court supervision.
Jun 11, 2020, 12:34 PM
Bill to Ensure Licensure Parity for International Medical Grads Passes Pa. House
On June 9, 2020, the Pennsylvania House unanimously approved legislation that levels the playing field for international medical graduates relative to medical licensure.