Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday appointed former U.S. Attorney David Barasch as chairman of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.
Nine Democrats join their Republican counterparts in disapproving of yet another failed budget plan.
Eugene DePasquale blasts the Department of Education for lack of oversight on advisers and help for academically struggling districts.
Jason Chaffetz is challenging heir apparent Kevin McCarthy for the U.S. House speakership.
Gov. Tom Wolf’s office on Tuesday unveiled a revised version of his tax proposal.
The state audit report says the Department of Education "failed to monitor its special adviser (Tomalis)" to then-Gov. Tom Corbett.
Following a website crash last year, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is using a lottery this year to sell sought-after spirits.
The governor is expected to unveil a revised proposal on Tuesday and Republican leaders say the House will take a vote on Wednesday.
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Caron and businessman/reality-TV-star Donald Trump each got 18 percent registered Republicans in the poll.
The state auditor plans to take a closer look at Real Alternatives, which oversees nonprofits that hope to persuade women against abortion.
State budget stalemate has nonprofits that provide human services scrambling for funds and ways to keep their doors open to those in need.
Policing the use of force by their own troopers, the Pennsylvania State Police routinely come out of shooting inquiries without fault.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has imposed cost-saving measures in light of a budget impasse that is now in its fourth month.
Attorney General Kane: Sitting state justice sent, received 'racial, misogynistic pornography' on state computers
The attorney general said emails linked to the justice -- named by her staff as J. Michael Eakin -- have been given to judicial authorities.
Included among the exemptions are positions that provide “direct care to patients” and revenue-generating positions.
Inspector general's report alleges that Philly VA director Diana Rubens improperly used her position for personal and financial gain.
The House and Senate Republican leaders say they don’t think the proposed legislation has the necessary votes to succeed.
The Democrat told KQV-AM radio in Pittsburgh that he will try to win over “good Republican legislators” tired of the budget stalemate.
Recommendations include what form the drug could be sold as, how many licenses would be issued, and the conditions it could be used to
Republicans had urged Gov. Tom Wolf to accept a stopgap budget to allow school districts and social service providers to receive funding.
The Wolf administration supports easier path for third-party political candidates, but says recent court ruling improperly addresses issue.
As the budget impasse continues, the pressure to come to an agreement continues to build.
The bid for support comes just before the books will close on the current campaign-finance reporting period.
Residents can register using the state’s new online system.
Gov. Tom Wolf is likely to veto the spending plan as budget crisis nears 90 days.
Gov. Tom Wolf is willing to give up some state control of liquor sales in return for budget concessions.
Some school officials have already been forced to borrow money to keep their districts running.
Pennsylvania’s attorney general says she would seek a new term if she’s not suspended in run-up to April primary.
Daryl Metcalfe, R- Cranberry, appeared to defend having invited a man with alleged white nationalist ties to testify to his committee.
The Senate approved the bill last week, so House passage would send it to Gov. Tom Wolf.
The unanimous order Monday from the five-member Supreme Court placed Ms. Kane on "temporary suspension."
The city says its financial picture has improved since 1988, and no longer need to be labeled as distressed.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspended the law license of Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who faces charges of perjury and other crimes.
A proposal would increase reporting and disclosure requirements for outside groups that spend money to influence elections.
Carrick Democrat, a co-sponsor of HB1538, says legislation would bar public employees from identifying officers prior to criminal charges.
Joan Orie Melvin claims Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. violated her constitutional rights in prosecuting her.
Federal mandate requires emissions reductions of 32 percent nationwide from 2012 levels by 2030, and 33 percent in Pennsylvania.
Since its launch less than one month ago, more than 11,000 voters have applied or updated their registration online.
Discovery of the document could undercut the defense in the attorney general’s criminal case.
The Senate’s vote today was along party lines, 30-19, on the 80th day of entrenched budget stalemate.
The bill enjoys bipartisan support and is backed by police unions but opposed by civil liberties, media and open-records advocates.
The governor abruptly called a press conference Wednesday after GOP leaders ignored his offers on pensions and the state liquor system.
It’s unclear what Montgomery County detectives are looking for, 40 days after Ms. Kane was charged with several offenses for alleged leak.
The battle over pornographic and offensive emails shared by state employees on their computers moved to court on Wednesday.
The Democratic governor unleashed another attack on Republican legislative leaders.
The governor said he’s willing to lease the liquor stores to a private operator.
Opponents claim he has back-pedaled to appease conservatives.
James H. Short Jr., 50, of Harrisburg, pleaded guilty to honest services mail fraud in U.S. District Court in Harrisburg.
Stephen Reed is being bound over for trial on charges that he illegally spent public money to buy artifacts for museums that were never
A coalition of foster family agencies and service providers has sued Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and the state Department of Human Services.