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With Thanksgiving upon us, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Rachel Levine announced additional mitigation orders to help stop the spread of COVID-19 during the holiday season. The new orders include targeted business restriction (More)
On November 20, 2020, the Pennsylvania General Assembly enacted House Bill 1737, which creates a temporary safe harbor for schools, child care facilities, health care providers and other business and government service providers facing COVID-19-relat (More)
With COVID-19 cases increasing across the country and the holiday travel season approaching, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced two orders on November 17, 2020, requiring new travel restrictions and expanding the required use of face coverin (More)
According to the Philadelphia Business Journal, a bill aiming to alleviate the financial impact that COVID-19 has been having on independent live music venues has been introduced in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. HB2894, dubbed the Pen (More)
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated every legal and business trend, from Zoom meetings to outdoor dining. Remote notarization is no different, and sometimes lawmakers act without much fanfare. On October 29, 2020, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf sig (More)
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 pandemic emergency orders shall remain in effect, says the Third Circuit. The federal appellate court stayed the lower court decision striking down several portions of the Governor’s orders as unconstit (More)
On September 14, 2020, a federal court in Pennsylvania ruled that Governor Tom Wolf’s emergency orders relating to the COVID-19 pandemic are unconstitutional under the First and Fourteenth Amendments. Plaintiffs—a group of counties, elected publi (More)
On September 10, 2020, the Philadelphia City Council voted 16-1 in favor of a bill that expands paid sick leave benefits to Philadelphia workers who are not covered by federal sick leave laws, such as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FF (More)
Seth Goldberg, Duane Morris partner and team lead of the Cannabis Industry Group, is quoted in the Philadelphia magazine article, “If Pennsylvania Is Going to Legalize Adult-Use Marijuana, This Is How It Should Be Done.” Use the State’s Exis (More)
On September 8, 2020, Gov. Tom Wolf announced that restaurants in Pennsylvania will be allowed to increase their indoor seating capacity to 50 percent, effective September 21, 2020. To read the full text of this post by Duane Morris partner Brad (More)
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