Local News Headlines 6/10/20

Here’s your WEDNESDAY morning 6/10 local headlines:

In the wake of protests sparked by the death of George Floyd, Governor Wolf says there’s a need to address race-relations in Pennsylvania.

The State Auditor General says it’s time for the state to renew its commitment to reforming the criminal justice system.

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 493 additional positive cases of COVID-19 bringing the statewide total to 76,436 with 61 new deaths totaling 6,014. The number of confirmed cases in Blair County remains steady at 53 with one death.

A resolution to end Governor Tom Wolf’s coronavirus-related state shutdown has passed both the state house and Senate.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health yesterday issued and order requiring that all hospitals take additional steps to further protect staff and patients from COVID-19.

COVID-19 is being blamed for many things including a loss of tax revenue in Blair County and across the state.

The State System of higher Education’s Board of Governors meets today to discuss a framework for reopening the 14 state-owned universities.

The State Senate approved Senator Judy Ward’s bill to provide a little more for blind, amputee and paralyzed veterans.

A Blair County man serving time in prison on drug charges will probably get a new sentence.

A woman in the Blair County Prison was waiting for her bail money to be posted but found out it was stolen.

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