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The proposal that would refinance some of the state's unfunded pension liability will be unveiled today in Harrisburg.
The Pennsylvania senators explained how they propose to allow high-performing universities to leave the State System of Higher Education.
William "Wild Bill" Guarnere was a south Philadelphia native who lived there until he died Saturday at the age of 90.
Anthony Kofalt, 39, faces a preliminary hearing Wednesday on retail theft and other charges in Venango County Central Court.
State House Republicans are trying to remove exceptions for parties to labor disputes from the state prohibitions on harassment.
A federal court ruling lets a "super PAC" focused on state legislative races begin operating in Pennsylvania.
In 2013, slot machines in the Keystone State paid out, on average, 89.9 cents for every dollar wagered.
The State System chancellor said the matter is still under review and may yet yield a systemwide approach.
Alvin Clemens told the meeting he regrets being part of misinformed decision by trustees to fire famed football coach Joe Paterno.
Penn State President Rodney Erickson tells trustees that average SAT scores of applicants are about 20 points higher, as well.
Gov. Tom Corbett is instead proposing a voluntary pilot program called "Encouraging Employment."
State Sen. Robert Tomlinson says some schools need greater flexibility to serve the higher education marketplace.
A survey of nearly 600 education leaders shows most want a predictable funding formula and most believe state school funding is inadequate.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said that revenue from slot machines in February totaled $181 million, down more than 7.5 percent.
The vote against advancing Debo Adegbile was linked to the murder of a Philadelphia policeman and the legal help his killer received.
The new transportation law will allow PennDOT to do plenty of paving and bridge work starting this year.
The Corbett administration will provide additional heating assistance to mitigate the impact of food stamp cuts to Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania saw one of the biggest drops in pedestrian deaths, nearly 36 percent, compared to the same six-month period of 2012.
The designation became available online Sunday, according to Barry Schoch, secretary of Pennsylvania's Department of Transportation.
Corbett said at a news conference Tuesday in Harrisburg that he spent four days in his home in the Pittsburgh suburb of Shaler.
The state reportedly is making progress in providing in-home services to families and reducing the number of children in foster care.
A former Pennsylvania coal town and a Dallas suburb lost a lengthy battle to enact anti-immigrant laws.
Pennsylvania voters back medical marijuana, support same-sex marriage, according to the Quinnipiac University poll.
Emissions from oil, gas operations contribute to thickening smog that exceeds federal ozone guidelines along Denver’s picturesque backdrop.
The USS Somerset, the last of three warships built to commemorate the Sept. 11 attacks, will be commissioned in Philadelphia.
A lawsuit filed in federal court this week could mean more money pouring into Pennsylvania elections.
The University of Pittsburgh chancellor questions the wisdom of some state-owned universities becoming state-related.
Complaints about recent spikes in electricity prices for variable-rate customers dominated a Senate hearing with public utility regulators.
The 64-year-old Philadelphia Republican was discharged about 9:30 a.m. Thursday from Laurel Highlands Prison in Somerset.
Press secretary Jay Pagni said that Gov. Corbett was out of Allegheny General Hospital and on his way home to Shaler to recuperate.
No serious injuries were reported in the crashes, which occurred in snowy conditions around 9:15 a.m. south of the McKean exit (Exit 174).
The Quinnipiac University poll shows Mrs. Clinton leads potential Republican rivals Gov. Chris Christie and former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum.
Gov. Tom Corbett on Wednesday called it a “significant milestone for Harrisburg.”
Some critics say the State System sets policies that prop up schools with weaker enrollments while slowing needed expansion elsewhere.
In a survey the past week, the Quinnipiac University poll found that Gov. Corbett's biggest challenge would come from businessman Tom Wolf.
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said 573 municipalities' pension accounts fall $6.7 billion short of being fully funded.
State Attorney General Kathleen Kane said the increases have hit customers with variable rates and she wants to make sure they are legal.
The school asked the businesses to close or not sell alcohol on Saturday, the unofficial drinking holiday known as State Patty’s Day.
The state auditor general listens to issues surrounding charter school funding and authorization.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said state attorneys general, such as PA's Kathleen Kane, should uphold '“that all are created equal."
Todd Shamash, a deputy chief of staff for the governor, has a background in the healthcare sector.
The PUC chairman says the agency should work toward modernizing its outdated regulation.
The governor claimed the savings in a campaign ad.
A federal investigation found Pennsylvania prisons confine some inmates in a manner that violates both the Constitution and the ADA.
Officers caught cheating face sanctions ranging from suspension to de-certification, said Maria Finn, spokeswoman for the State Police.
The decision by Max Myers, who called for limits on the natural gas industry, leaves seven candidates in the Democratic primary.
The fire at the DuBois Country Club heavily damaged a building that houses a banquet facility, executive offices and a bar and grill.
The 46-hour no-sitting-or-sleeping dance marathon ended Sunday afternoon and raised a record amount for pediatric cancer research.
Court reporters have volunteered to transcribe a voluminous backlog of taped interviews.
When lawmakers authorized taverns to offer games of chance, budget officials estimated the taxes would generate millions for the state.