The state Supreme Court this week struck down a law that provided Pittsburgh with $10 million from Rivers Casino
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said the state needs to do more to protect taxpayers and make sure assistance goes to those who need it.
Many states reported significant drops in scores as new standards were put into place last year.
Unless rectified, the ruling could cost municipalities and counties statewide more than $140 million in revenue each year.
The report found that between July 2013 and June 2014, 2,324 people who had been dead at least 60 days received $693,161 in benefits.
The negotiations have grown more acrimonious in recent weeks, with both sides accusing the other of not being serious about the talks.
The issue has become a platform to score wins in a Legislature that has fought the first-term Democratic governor at nearly every turn.
Michelle Obama did not mention Donald Trump by name, but her 20-minute speech lashed him repeatedly anyway.
Mr. Murphy, who is trained in first aid, began giving the man cardio-pulmonary resuscitation while an aide called 911.
The Toomey ad features Jed Johnson who shares the story of a friend who died a week after the VA told him he would have to wait for a bed.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has declared unconstitutional major provisions of Act 13, the state’s 2012 oil and gas drilling law.
Gov. Tom Wolf urged lawmakers not to limit their expectations despite the waning of the legislative session.
Negotiations involving coaches appeared to end on relatively good terms, based on a statement from their union.
State Rep. Mark Rozzi is backed by top House lawmakers, victim advocates and both major party candidates for state attorney general.
While the Wolf administration and legislators disagree over funding, the waiting list for services continues to grow.
Statewide data shows the prevalence of newborns facing opioid-related challenges is highest in two southwestern counties.
On the eve of a major speech on opioids, and in the wake of data on infants born dependent, the governor proposed new curbs.
The union representing about 400 coaches in the 14 state-operated universities says the two sides plan to meet again Monday.
Drug “mules” or couriers sometimes hide drugs in their body cavities or swallow drugs in balloons, which can be retrieved later.
The financially muscular Pennsylvania Medical Society pushes back against laws limiting doctors, but doesn’t always win.
Rep. Aaron Kaufer, R-Luzerne, says “this is more about PR” and “more talking about the problem we already know exists.”
First responders say some people tell them they should just say no to using so many resources on drug abusers.
The group, Real Alternatives, has a contract with the state to manage service providers that must pledge to “maintain a pro-life mission.”
The local office will provide efficiencies in handling cases from Western Pennsylvania, officials say.
The one-page filing did not disclose the terms of the settlement.
Kenneth M. Mash, president of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties, made the announcement Friday.
Clarion allows students and employees to use a preferred first name instead of their legal name on certain campus records.
An attorney for the plaintiffs said a large number of the 20,000 personal care workers covered by the policy work for relatives.
Bruce L. Beemer contradicted the legal view offered by former Solicitor General Bruce L. Castor.
Eugene A. DePasquale released a sweeping performance audit of the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School in Beaver County.
The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties has announced its members could go on strike no later than Oct. 30.
Visitors will be able to enter the Fort Necessity, Allegheny Portage Railroad and Johnstown Flood Memorial for free starting on Oct. 1.
Family members told police that the victim made a trip to Pennsylvania to pick up Kevin Bell and that they last heard from her Saturday.
The PAC highlights Katie McGinty’s support for tax increases under Gov. Wolf.
More than 1.7 million Pennsylvanians experience “food insecurity,” according to data from Feeding America.
Arthur Johnson has spent 36 years in solitary confinement after two escape attempts.
Negotiations broke down Wednesday between the state university system and its faculty.
Gov. Tom Wolf nominates Patrick McDonnell for the state DEP’s top job.
A similar proposal became law in 2014, but it was overturned in court because of objections to the process used to pass the bill.
APSCUF leaders say they want a three-person panel — one from each side and third decided by both parties — to end the 15-month-old battle.
The commission decides it will need more time to evaluate its plans, including the proposed extension of the Mon-Fayette Expressway.
Two former state justices claim a last-minute change to the ballot question's language is designed to trick voters into approving it.
The flier depicts a hooded figure and an American flag. It states “You can sleep tonight knowing the Klan is awake.”
Spanning six dioceses and seven decades, Pennsylvania probe would be most far-reaching of any U.S. criminal probe on priest scandal.
Gov. Tom Wolf has asked to deliver a speech on the opioid crisis to a joint session of the Legislature.
More than 160,000 Pennsylvanians have been registered or updated their registrations since the 2012 settlement.
Nearly 9 out of 10 strokes are ischemic strokes, which occur when a clot inside a blood vessel blocks blood flow to the brain.
The promotions varied from assisting underserved riders to people needing rides to stations where parking was unavailable or limited.
Two video presentations during a Penn State football home game paid homage to Joe Paterno, whom the university board fired in 2011.
Val Vicari, who now runs troubled Torrance State Hospital, says more doctors, more exercise can help patients to move on.