Articles by Marc Levy

Pennsylvania House Votes to Impose Fees on Electric Cars

Motorists who register an electric vehicle in Pennsylvania would have to pay an annual fee, under lame-duck session legislation approved by the state’s Republican-controlled House of Representatives on Thursday. The bill, backed by a 132-70 vote, goes to the Senate …

Police, Regulators Target Pennsylvania Businesses Flouting Wolf Shutdown

Police and state regulators are cracking down on a handful of Pennsylvania businesses that are supposed to remain shut down during the pandemic but have instead thrown open their doors. Small business owners have protested Governor Tom Wolf’s closure of …

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Retrenches on Sweeping Order Amid Complaints, Lawsuits

Under fire from business groups and Republican lawmakers and facing lawsuits over a broad shutdown order designed to slow the spreading of the coronavirus, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s administration defended its actions as critical to preventing hospitals from being overwhelmed, …

Governor Wolf Orders COVID-19 Shutdown Across Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf extended a shutdown order Monday to the entire state of Pennsylvania in an effort to halt the spread of the coronavirus, although he also maintained that he will not send the National Guard or state police …

Penn. Governor Wolf Wants Power Plant Emission Plan to Fight Climate Change

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is asking Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Legislature to take steps toward authorizing the state to join a regional consortium that sets a price and caps on greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel-fired power plants. The Democratic governor’s move …

Pennsylvania Treatment Firm Accused of Exploiting Addicts, Insurers

The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office charged the co-founder and former executives of an addiction treatment firm and accused them of profiting off addicts by fraudulently billing insurance companies for tens of millions of dollars, with seeming little regard for the …

Pennsylvania Opens Investigation into Gas Liquids Pipeline

Pennsylvania’s attorney general said Tuesday that his office has opened an investigation into construction on a 350-mile natural gas liquids pipeline project across southern Pennsylvania that has been blamed for polluting waterways in dozens of places and causing sinkholes near …

Uber Sued in Pennsylvania After Data Stolen by Hackers Covered Up

The ride-hailing company Uber broke Pennsylvania law when it failed to notify potential victims, including thousands of drivers, for a year after it discovered hackers had stolen their personal information, said the state attorney general, who sued the company Monday. …

ArcelorMittal Subsidiary to Pay $1.5M in Pennsylvania Coke Plant Lawsuit

A subsidiary of European steel giant ArcelorMittal has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle a lawsuit over allegations its western Pennsylvania coke plant violated emissions requirements over soot and other pollutants almost daily, according to a proposed agreement filed …

ArcelorMittal Subsidiary to Pay $1.5M in Pennsylvania Coke Plant Lawsuit

A subsidiary of European steel giant ArcelorMittal has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle a lawsuit over allegations that its western Pennsylvania coke plant had violated emissions requirements over soot and other pollutants almost daily, according to a proposed …