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The PSATS Morning News includes the latest news, videos – look for TVN and the Question of the Week every Tuesday and Thursday – along with legislative and policy updates, grant and funding opportunities, and announcements about upcoming PSATS training.

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Flags Lowered for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 

In accordance with the recent Presidential flag order, Gov. Tom Wolf ordered the U.S. and commonwealth flags on all commonwealth facilities, public buildings, and grounds to fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset today, December 7, in honor of Pearl…

Submit Your Entries to PSATS’ Awards Programs!

Attention township officials and staff! PSATS is currently accepting entries for its 2023 awards programs. The deadline for entries is as follows: • Youth Awards: January 15 • President’s Leadership Award: January 31 • Excellence in Intergovernmental Cooperation Awards: January…

Broadband Authority to Hold Virtual Roundtable Tomorrow for Possible Grant Applicants 

The Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority, in conjunction with the commonwealth’s Federal Program Officer with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), will hold a virtual roundtable discussion geared toward internet service providers and other potential grant recipients tomorrow, December 8,…

Chesapeake Bay G3 Grants Available  

The Chesapeake Bay Trust is accepting applications for the Green Streets, Green Jobs, Green Towns (G3) Grant Program. Over $1.9 million in funding is available this fiscal year funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the West Virginia Department of Environmental…

PA State Farm Show News…Local Government Day is Back!! 

Opening Day ceremonies will be Saturday, January 7 at 10 AM, Public Official Day returns on Wednesday January 11 at 11 am, and a new flavor milkshake will be unveiled…Orange cream! Stay tuned for more details and plan to attend…

REAL ID Enforcement Deadline Delayed 

The state Department of Homeland Security is extending the REAL ID full enforcement date by two years until after the next Presidential election, from May 3, 2023, to May 7, 2025. Once the law takes effect, which has been delayed…

Reminder: FCC Map Webinar Today at 1 p.m. 

The Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority and Penn State Extension are offering an informational webinar on the new FCC map today at 1 p.m. Learn about the map and how it works, how the new maps will impact Pennsylvania, the challenge…

Township Wins Appeal on RTKL Request   for Harassment Investigation Records  

In Geleff v. Exeter Twp., OOR Dkt. AP 2022-2244, Exeter Township in Berks County won a Right-to-Know Law (RTKL) appeal before the Office of Open Records (OOR) that sought a report from an investigation into a complaint of unlawful harassment…

Phase 2 of OOR’s E-File Portal Open for Use by Local Agencies  

The second phase of the Office of Open Record’s rollout of its new E-File Portal is now online. During this phase, the OOR will assign every third appeal that involves a local agency to be processed through the E-File Portal.…

Don’t Miss Broadband Authority Webinar on FCC Map Impact, Appeals Process Today and Tomorrow 

The Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority and Penn State Extension are offering informational webinars on the new FCC map today at 10 a.m. and tomorrow, Tuesday, December 6, at 2 p.m. The same information will be presented at both sessions. Learn…
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