HARRISBURG (AP) – The Justice Department has decided not to open an investigation into whether Pennsylvania violated federal law by ordering nursing homes to accept residents who had been treated for COVID-19 in a hospital. Thursday’s letter comes 11 months after the agency told the governors of Pennsylvania, Michigan, New Jersey, and New York that it wanted information to determine whether orders there may have resulted in the deaths of nursing home residents. The orders by the four governors were criticized for potentially fueling the spread of the virus.