The Democratic city’s liberal politicians are seeing progressive policies being pushed aside by conservative body.
Two proposals — one in the Senate and the other in the House — will allow for involuntary commitment to drug treatment for users.
Officials say services would still be provided elsewhere, but a lawmaker asks for a hearing to assess “details of a plan.”
The Supreme Court nominee has the support of Pennsylvania’s Republican senator, while the Democrat want more time for review.
The bill has received significant pushback from medical organizations as well as women's groups and women who have had abortions.
Several of the state’s GOP lawmakers responded simply: Flynn was right to quit.
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., met Tuesday with Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch.
At least four floors had been affected at the Capitol building in Harrisburg.
Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal assumes no dramatic changes from Washington to the Medicaid program, for now.
Allegheny County judge and former Steelers player gets nod he failed to get in 2015 from state Democrats
Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget calls for small towns that shuttered their own forces to help fund state troopers.
Martin Sheen has briefly reprised his "West Wing" role as president in a new ad backing a Pennsylvania judge seeking election.
State Rep. Rick Saccone, R-Elizabeth Township, has filed federal paperwork to run against the Democratic senator next year.
A letter from the group of 50 faculty and staff members to the school president seeks to protect international students.
A tate senator has used a profanity-laced tweet to defend a fellow state lawmaker in Texas against Trump.
Bob Casey is not known as a high-voltage politician, but he has become a fierce, vocal Trump critic — as a senator eying 2018 election.
The Senate voted 28-22 to send the bill on to the House, which is scheduled to return for its next session day mid-March.
The Republican-backed measure would ban abortions after 20 weeks — except in medical emergencies — rather than the current 24.
Now that the Michigan billionaire is confirmed — barely — educators hope her inexperience doesn’t become a liability.
The Democratic governor wants to impose a 6.5 percent severance tax on natural gas produced from the Marcellus and Utica shales.
State-related campuses and Pennsylvania’s 14 community colleges are flat-funded in Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed budget.
Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed budget calls for spending roughly 1.8 percent more than this year's $31.5 billion plan.
The governor is expected to whittle away at the projected shortfall through efficiencies and cuts.
The bill would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy except in medical emergencies, instead of the 24 weeks allowed under current law.
Bill could get a final Senate vote this week, making cities and counties that refuse to enforce federal orders ineligible for state grants.
Wolf looking for other ways to deal with Republican legislators rather than pick another fight
Senate Judiciary Committee to vote on whether to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, except in medical emergencies.
Draft order would shield religious groups from claims of anti-LGBT discrimination
They are focusing on how his conservative views could threaten women’s rights, gay marriage and church-state separation.
HARRISBURG — Facing a multibillion-dollar deficit in the state budget, Gov. Tom Wolf took the unusual step late last year of quietly
Democrats remain frustrated that Republicans refused last year to consider former President Barack Obama's nominee.
Activists across the country say they have been unable to get through to some lawmakers’ offices since Donald Trump’s election.
Mary Isenhour will be stepping down to work as a senior adviser on his campaign; Mike Brunelle will become chief of staff.
Neither the governor nor his administration have said how the consolidated departments would affect the state budget.
Block granting the program “could have devastating consequences,” said Ted Dallas, Pennsylvania Secretary of Human Services
Gov. Tom Wolf said today that he has received a “clean bill of health” from his doctor after receiving treatment for his prostate cancer.
“Given the location of the property, this was a really viable economic redevelopment opportunity,” the Corrections Secretary said.
His arrival put a period on his career as one of the region’s most recognizable political names and the scandal that led to his conviction.
A lawsuit challenges how the legislature enacted Act 80, which saved the state money, but hurt poor and vulnerable Pennsylvanians.
Gary Tennis also said he didn’t direct a prospective employee to interview with a lobbyist for a job in his department.
“If this is … an effort to suppress legitimate voters from exercising their rights, I will fight like hell against it,” Mr. Casey said.
Some public officials across the U.S. are facing consequences for social media postings that criticized recent women's marches.
The legislation would make permanent the Hyde Amendment that is currently renewed every year. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Butler, is a co-sponsor
Action followed a report in which a former employee said to land a job, Gary Tennis told her to meet with a lobbyist.
Gary Tennis was ousted amid questions about his close ties to Deb Beck, an advocate for treatment centers around the state.
Officials and lawmakers warn that killing the ACA Medicaid expansion will “disproportionately” hurt the state’s “lowest income residents.”
The Wolf administration said this this month that it would close two of the state's 26 prisons by June 30 due to a budget shortfall.
Twin sister of former Attorney General Kathleen Kane among those let go by new chief
Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's twin sister was ousted late last week from her $105,000 job with the agency.