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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2019 file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in his Statehouse office in Madison, Wis. Republican-controlled legislatures are increasingly trying to strip Democratic governors of their executive authority to close businesses and schools, a power grab that channels frustration over the economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic but could come with long-term consequences for how their states fight disease.  (AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File)

GOP in power grab to rein in Dem governors on virus response

May. 9, 2020 10:29 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican-controlled legislatures are increasingly trying to strip Democratic governors of their executive authority to close businesses and schools, a power grab by lawmakers that channels frustration over the economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic but could come with long-term...

Commonwealth Health workers applaud and cheer honoring first responders from local fire companies, local and state police officers, and other community minded organizations during a parade, Thursday May 7, 2020, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., honoring our Commonwealth Health General Hospital, Geisinger South, Geisinger Wyoming Valley and the Veterans Administration Medical Center's front line workers. (Mark Moran/The Citizens' Voice via AP)

Pennsylvania extends statewide stay-at-home order to June 4

May. 7, 2020 10:14 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The coronavirus death toll grew Thursday by more than 300 as Gov. Tom Wolf ordered most Pennsylvania residents to stay at home until June 4, extending a statewide edict he first imposed April 1 to slow the spread of the new virus. The revised stay-at-home order, issued late Thursday...