J. D. Prose, YDR online

J. D. Prose

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Past articles by J.:

Pennsylvania's substitute teacher shortage is now a crisis as the pandemic drags on

One district in Erie County hiked its pay for substitutes from $83 to $125 before increasing it to $225 on Nov. 30. It still didn't attract enough subs. → Read More

Enrollment at Pennsylvania colleges continue to decline. What it means for their future.

College enrollment in Pennsylvania continues to decline as Keystone State schools face an ever-increasing competitive landscape for students. → Read More

Pa. Supreme Court says school masking order will remain in place until appeal decided

Pa. Supreme Court says school masking order stays in place until it rules on an appeal to a lower court decision overturning the order. → Read More

Pa. House passes a bill expanding concealed carry rights, but Gov. Wolf promises to veto

Pa. House passes bill expanding concealed carry rights, but it faces a certain veto from Gov. Tom Wolf. → Read More

Pa.'s school masking order: Here's the latest on the state's policy and court fight

Confused over Pa.'s school masking order? Here's an explanation → Read More

Are you getting a Pa. income tax refund? Here's who is eligible

Pa. Revenue Dept. is notifying thousands of residents about possible state income tax refunds. See if you're eligible. → Read More

Why gas prices are their highest in years and what that means for Pa. drivers

Gas prices are reaching their highest level since 2014. Why is that, and how is Pa. being affected? → Read More

Legalizing marijuana in Pa.: Why this GOP state senator and ex-U.S. marshal says it's time

A York County legislator and former U.S. marshal is the second Republican state senator to support Pa. legalizing marijuana for adults. → Read More

Pa. health insurance rates rise slightly, counties get more options. Find out more here

Pa. individual ACA health insurance rates go up less than a quarter of a percent for 2022 while every county will have at least two insurers. → Read More

One of PA's largest counties will require workers to get vaccinated. Will more follow?

Allegheny County requiring employees be vaccinated for COVID-19 or face termination. → Read More

Pa. school boards bearing brunt of anti-mask parents' anger. Hear what the sides say

Pa. school boards are caught between a state mask mandate and angry anti-mask parents. → Read More

COVID boosters in PA: The latest from health officials on when they will be available

Pa. health officials said Tuesday that providers are ready to give booster shots whenever the federal government releases its guidance. → Read More

Federal unemployment benefits are ending. Here's where you need to go for additional help

Pa. officials are encouraging those in the PUA unemployment program to find state help once the federal program ends on Sept. 4. → Read More

Why has Gov. Tom Wolf changed his mind on requiring masks in schools? Find out here

Gov. Tom Wolf previously said he would not order schools to require masks, but he now wants lawmakers to return to Harrisburg and pass legislation. → Read More

Faced with Delta spread, Pa. school districts change masking policies. What to know

As the COVID-19 Delta variant spreads, Pa. school districts that set mask policies are being forced to change them as the school year approaches. → Read More

Federal pandemic unemployment benefits end next month in Pa. What to know.

Pa. officials are reminding claimants that federal pandemic unemployment benefit program ending Sept. 4. → Read More

Pa. officials urge school COVID-19 vaccine clinics, unveil optional virus testing for K-12

Pa. officials announced two efforts on Monday, one directing vaccine providers to set up clinics in schools and another offering free testing for K-12 → Read More

Census in Pa.: What do the latest figures mean for legislative and congressional seats?

Thursday's Census data drop is the unofficial start of serious congressional and legislative redistricting efforts in Pennsylvania. → Read More

Pa. set to get billions of dollars under the infrastructure bill: Here's where it would go

Under the infrastructure bill passed by the Senate on Tuesday, Pa. would get $11.3 billion to fix roads and $1.6 billion to repair or replace bridges. → Read More

Democratic primary for U.S. Senate seat grows by one. Who's the latest candidate to enter?

U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb of Allegheny County enters the already-crowded primary for the 2022 U.S. Senate race. → Read More