Troopers issue more warnings to non-life-sustaining businesses failing to comply


Pennsylvania State Police

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – The Pennsylvania State Police released data showing actions taken against non-life-sustaining businesses that failed to comply with Governor Tom Wolf’s order to close their physical locations.

Enforcement began on Monday, March 23 and since then a total of 57 warnings were given out.

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

To report a noncompliant business, contact your local law enforcement agency’s non-emergency number.

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