Yesterday marked the anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iwo Jima during World War II. American forces invaded the island on February 19th, 1945, and the ensuing battle with the Japanese lasted for five weeks. Learn about one Pennsylvanian’s service on Iwo Jima through personal images and artifacts this weekend at the Pennsylvania Military Museum. […]
February 19, 1973.
Hearings to review Governor Tom Wolf’s 2020-21 budget proposal are underway in Harrisburg. The legislature was presented with a costly $36 billion proposal from the governor – one that would increase state spending by more than $2 billion over the current year’s enacted budget. Today, the House Appropriations Committee will hear from leaders of the […]
February 18, 1965.
A new law will require insurance companies to cover medications and treatments prescribed to patients facing Stage IV metastatic cancer, according to Senator Judy Ward (R-30), who sponsored a companion bill in the Senate. In current practice, insurance companies may limit coverage for prescriptions or require patients to try other insurance-mandated treatments before covering advanced […]