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“This is a beautiful state and this is one way we can promote that and protect it,” the new governor said.
Retired professor Thomas Gaither, of Butler County, was arrested for trying to integrate a whites-only lunch counter in Rock Hill, S.C.
With a change in state leadership roles and attitudes, medical marijuana in Pennsylvania may become a reality this year.
After a career in venture capital, Rob McCord won the treasurer’s office in 2008.
One student who is taking 16 credits expects to see her tuition rise by $1,628 a year to $8,448, an increase of about 24 percent.
Eric Barron said the report by Louis Freeh created an “absurd,” “unwarranted” picture of students, faculty and others at Penn State.
The seven-seat Pennsylvania Supreme Court has two vacancies, with a third seat coming open at the end of the year.
The university’s Task Force on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment made its report public today.
The Pennsylvania PUC is imposing a new rule that allows taxis it regulates to be as old as 10 years, but limits mileage at 350,000.
The ban is similar to an executive order signed last week by Gov. Tom Wolf prohibiting gifts for executive branch employees.
The governor is posting it online as part of his efforts to provide transparency in state government.
Columbus developer Continental Real Estate Cos. pitched a plan to the city to build apartments adjacent to the Hyatt Place hotel.
Wolf plans to reinstate a moratorium on leasing new oil and gas wells in the state’s forests and parks, thus fulfilling a campaign pledge.
The proposal could lead to a constitutional amendment giving the Legislature more authority over determining tax exemptions for nonprofits.
In the last legislative session, a bill to add LGBT protections to the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act attracted 90 House sponsors.
Gov. Tom Wolf, who supported medical marijuana during his campaign, met Tuesday with families advocating for its legalization.
The proposed amendment would give the Legislature sole discretion in defining which organizations are charities deserving tax exemptions.
Parts of Long Island and New England are getting slammed. But many parts of New Jersey received less than 4 inches.
Mr. Frein is charged with killing Cpl. Bryon Dickson and wounding another trooper at the state police barracks in Blooming Grove on Sept.
The San Francisco-based company said it plans to offer its service starting at 6 p.m. Friday
The suit argues that the actions violate both the constitutional principle of separation of powers and the right-to-know law.
The new game is Pick 2, and other longtime games also will bear the “Pick” name.
A group says the governor’s action could lead to firings by future governors who dislike the agency’s rulings and erode its authority.
Several media outlets are opposing a motion filed by the Pike County district attorney that seeks to seal the Eric Frein shooting video.
Wine and spirits vendors can once again ask the state for permission to sell their hard-to-find products in Pennsylvania.
Erik Arneson, appointed director by Gov. Tom Corbett in his final days in office, had been stripped of his keys and parking permit.
The three-day gathering of the House Democratic Caucus runs from Jan. 28 to Jan. 30.
Ride-sharing company Lyft files plan with PUC. Uber publicly releases study of its drivers in U.S.
The former state representative, who lost her seat through redistricting, will be Gov. Tom Wolf’s liaison with southwestern Pennsylvania.
The seasonally adjusted rate in Pennsylvania dropped to 4.8 percent in December from 5.1 percent in November.
John Longo, 58, of Hempfield pleaded guilty last year.
No charges can be filed against Attorney General Kathleen Kane until the Supreme Court rules on the special prosecutor in the case.
The PLCB has “closed the gates” on the approval of new special-order wine and liquor, aggravating delays for Pennsylvania vendors.
Laws have improved, but the state still is barely above the worst rating and has miles to go, said the Advocates for Highway & Auto Safety.
A Public Policy Polling survey suggests a tight re-election battle for the Republican, whose approval rating has dropped since June.
AG Kathleen Kane said members of the ring obtained more than 59,000 oxycodone pills using forged prescriptions and stolen information.
The restriction will be in place from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. on a three-mile stretch between Butler Valley and Allegheny Valley.
The bill could lead to a statewide vote on the issue and, ultimately, a constitutional amendment.
If approved, the change would occur this fall as a two-year pilot program subject to regular review by university.
SB 4 would let voters decide -whether to amend the constitution to give legislators power to define what constitutes a nonprofit.
The panel's findings are only advisory. Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman must decide whether to file charges.
Gov. Tom Wolf said he will devote his administration to the goals of jobs that pay, schools that teach and a government that works.
FCC rules do not allow state and local governments to test the wireless alert system, but a working group is looking at the issue.
Wolf enters office buoyed by high expectations from voters.
Pennsylvania has agreed to a $49 million settlement with the federal government, which said the state improperly paid public benefits.
Duke University study finds hazardous chemicals related to oil and gas driling in Appalachian region waterways
Buses would run on natural gas that is still much cheaper than diesel.
An itinerary of today’s inaugural events includes an open house at the governor’s residence and the inauguration gala tonight.
The party starts at 8 p.m. Tuesday, following the swearing-in of Democrat Tom Wolf at noon at the State Capitol in Harrisburg.
The potential Philly stops are among the latest details to emerge about Francis' September visit, his first to the U.S. since becoming pope.