The governor will renew his call to merge the Department of Corrections and the Board of Probation and Parole into a single agency.
A decision last month threw out several of the more serious allegations against Graham Spanier, Gary Schultz and Tim Curley.
A state Senate committee recommended last month that if the Court were to decline her request, the full Senate should vote on her removal.
The nature of the cheating allegations are unknown, but commissioner says those who “engaged in such behavior face swift ... discipline.”
Governor wants to shut down the Public Employee Retirement Commission and transfer the work to the state Municipal Retirement System.
Common Pleas Judge Steven O’Neill swept aside a former district attorney’s claim that he granted the comedian immunity from prosecution.
Gov. Tom Wolf signs bill that will delay use of the exams until 2019.
The Network for Public Education released its first 50-state report card that issued grades based on six criteria.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health plans to issue regular reports on any possible and confirmed Zika virus cases in the state.
The board’s adoption would give other informal guidelines some ”regulating authority, some regulatory teeth.”
Amid the budget impasse, Gov. Tom Wolf today is calling for $377 million more in K-12 funding this year and $200 million more next year.
About 2,700 fewer people were counted as out of work, while about 6,600 more people were counted as employed, according to the report.
Embattled attorney general’s campaign cash has gone toward law firms and public relations agencies.
Activist Gene Stilp asked residents not to sign nominating petitions to put Ms. Kane’s name on the ballot.
The Wolf administration is moving to close the Public Employee Retirement Commission, which reviews public pension legislative proposals.
A German legend has it that if a furry rodent sees his shadow Feb. 2, winter will last another six weeks. If not, spring comes early.
While not pinpointing a cause, the approximately 2,000 pages of documents rule out a number of potential contributing factors.
Man who declined a decade ago to bring charges against Bill Cosby says he believes the decision forever bars his successors from doing so.
A spokesman for the governor’s office said the action was necessary because of the state’s ongoing budget problems.
Gene Stilp asks Pennsylvanians not to sign nominating petitions to put the embattled attorney general on the ballot.
Spokesman for the governor says the administration sees the analysis provided by PERC as redundant and expensive.
Former gubernatorial chief of staff Katie McGinty, former U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak, and Braddock Mayor John Fetterman appeared together Sunday.
A number of groups that don’t have to disclose their donors are advertising on both sides of Pennsylvania’s seven-month budget impasse.
Brian Bostian remembers pushing the throttle forward to pick up speed and then braking in moments before fatal May crash.
The Acela Express was headed to New York City from Washington with 201 passengers Sunday night when the unknown object cracked a window.
Thanks to new laws taking effect Thursday, visiting team doctors can now treat their own players without a Pennsylvania medical license.
The chair of the state Senate judiciary committee believes the issue is not a legislative one and instead should be addressed by the courts.
Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration plans to develop policy recommendations and resources for high schools and colleges.
The record-breaking ocean liner, moored in Philadelphia for nearly two decades, once hosted royalty and presidents.
The lanes were closed while crews removed a truck that went over an embankment near Bedford.
Mosquitoes carrying the virus aren’t in the state. Pennsylvanians shouldn’t face much immediate risk from the high-profile disease.
A federal judge in Harrisburg won’t issue a restraining order to a Texas man who wants to circulate petitions in Pennsylvania.
Senate President Pro Tem says the key is whether the court reinstates the embattled attorney general’s suspended law license.
With 253 seats, the Pennsylvania General Assembly is second in size to New Hampshire’s, and is the nation’s largest full-time Legislature.
Under the ACLU settlement, incompetent defendants may move more quickly from jails to hospitals, and maybe to communities.
Judiciary Committee’s vote is unanimous, which means the matter will now be taken up by the full House.
ACLU argued that those defendants were “languishing” in state prisons and hospitals instead of being transferred to suitable housing.
A federal judge said she will rule today or tomorrow on a temporary restraining order in the case.
The top court’s decision means that nearly 500 juvenile lifers in Pennsylvania, and 37 in Allegheny County, will have a chance at release.
In Pennsylvania, the Wolf administration was turning its attention to what could become a thaw-and-freeze cycle that creates icy roadways.
Turnpike will be closed between Breezewood and New Stanton. Westbound motorists will be detoured to Interstate 68.
The sharpest increase emerged among heroin overdose patients in rural counties, where hospitalizations jumped 315 percent.
Gov. Tom Wolf gives the extension because election offices at the state Capitol have been closed after the weekend snowstorm.
Group advocating for better gun laws congratulates cable company for sticking to its advertising guidelines.
It was the biggest snowstorm ever in Baltimore, Allentown, Pa., and Harrisburg, according to the National Weather Service.
The lack of a completed Pennsylvania state budget is creating some unprecedented situations in Harrisburg.
Allegheny County hospitals had psychiatric unit occupancy rates ranging from 59.5 percent to 94.3 percent, according to state figures.
WASHINGTON — Republican anxiety is growing in Pennsylvania and corners of New Jersey over the possibility that Donald Trump or Ted Cruz
Sean Logan says a 14-mile link to Monroeville could spur much-needed development in Mon Valley.
The justices did not comment today in turning away a challenge from death row inmate Shonda Walter.