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State Police Release Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses Enforcement Totals

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania State Police released data on actions taken on March 26, against non-life-sustaining businesses that failed to comply with Governor Tom Wolf’s order closing their physical locations. Enforcement began on Monday, March 23, 2020. A map of counties covered by each troop is available on As of: THURSDAY MARCH 29, 2020, there were 96 total warnings issued with 0 (zero) citations issued from 15 different Troops throughout the state. The governor has directed the following state agencies and local officials to enforce the closure orders to the full extent of the law: Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Department of Health Department of Agriculture Pennsylvania State Police Municipal Police Local officials, using their resources to enforce closure orders within their jurisdictions The Wolf administration has provided all local law enforcement with enforcement guidance that mirrors PSP’s. The current list of businesses classified as life-sustaining, resources for affected businesses, and information businesses to request a waiver/exemption are available from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).

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