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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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2020 Census Apportionment Results Announced

The U.S. Census Bureau announced yesterday that the 2020 Census shows the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2020 was 331,449,281. The U.S. resident population represents the total number of people living in the 50 states and…

Johnson & Johnson Vaccinations Resume

The state Department of Health today notified all vaccine providers to resume administering doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine.    The Centers for Disease Control’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices determined that incidents of rare blood clots received within two weeks of…

Pa. COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations Decrease

After six straight weeks of increasing case counts, only 27,398 new cases of COVID-19 were reported this week, a 21% decrease over last week. The statewide COVID-19 total case count now stands at 1,131,014. Across the state, 14 counties saw their…

OOR to Conduct Study of Agency Websites; PSATS Looking for Township Models to Highlight

The Pennsylvania Office of Open Records will be reviewing how agencies post Right-to-Know Law (RTKL) information on their websites. The OOR will publish a report highlighting best practices for using websites to make it easier for residents and businesses to…

National Work Zone Awareness Week to be Held April 26-30

The 2021 National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) will be held April 26-30, and the theme is “Drive Save. Work Safe. Save Lives”.  This year, the Michigan Department of Transportation will be hosting the NWZAW kick-off press event on Tuesday, April…

PENNVEST Offers PFAS Grant

The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority has a new annual funding opportunity designed to assist communities remediate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a contaminant found in water sources and systems throughout the commonwealth. Applications are being accepted only until May 3,…

Governor Signs Law Extending Local Tax Deadline

Yesterday, Governor Wolf signed House Bill 766 into law, which will amend the Tax Reform Code of 1971 to extend the due date of Pennsylvania corporate tax returns and allow the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) to coordinate…

Commonwealth COVID-19 Enforcement Slows

The following COVID-19 mitigation enforcement reports were released this week. The state Department of Agriculture did not release an enforcement report.  Pennsylvania State Police: During April 5-15, officers issued 85 warnings and 26 violations for failing to follow COVID-19 requirements after visiting 599 licensed liquor establishments.   Pa.…

Show Us the Money! Townships Among Recipients for CFA, PennVEST Awards

Yesterday, the Commonwealth Financing Authority and the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority announced grant and loan awards. Many townships are among the recipients. Congratulations!  The Commonwealth Financing Authority approved $48 million in funding for 116 new projects in 45 counties from…

CFA Accepting Grant Applications for Multimodal Transportation Fund

Starting today, the Commonwealth Financing Authority is accepting grant applications for its Multimodal Transportation Fund until July 31. Note this is different than the Multimodal Transportation Fund through the state Department of Transportation.   The CFA Multimodal Transportation Fund provides grants…
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