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No one has been executed in Pennsylvania since 1999. Terrance Williams was scheduled for lethal injection today.
Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal brought passionate responses from politicians, the business sector and advocacy groups Tuesday.
In his first budget proposal, the governor promises to increase support for school districts, community colleges and public universities.
Wolf’s budget projects that a new tax on the volume and value of gas flowing from Pennsylvania wells will take effect on Jan. 1, 2016.
Retired Admiral Joe Sestak formally announce his bid in Philadelphia today to oust U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, who won 51 to 49 percent in 2010.
“Our state is never going to get stronger as long as we make our schools weaker,” Mr. Wolf said in his prepared remarks.
The proposal would raise about $765.3 million for the state’s general fund and another $225 million to replace a Marcellus Shale impact fee
Common Pleas Senior Judge Judith Friedman’s one-sentence order means the city’s law remains in force, at least for now.
Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania is among the speakers slated for the April event.
The new governor’s plan also calls for dramatically reducing school district property taxes.
The lawsuit by The Fairness Center claims teachers out of the classroom for years on union duties still get raises and public pensions.
The number of deaths rose from 53 in the first six months of 2013 to 74 during the same period of last year.
The governor asked for consideration of lower speed limits, stronger oil tanker designs and standards before it is shipped.
Senate Bill 412, introduced by state Sen. John Blake, D-Lackawanna, is part of an effort to revamp Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law.
The governor says the proposal would make long-term care for seniors more convenient and personal.
The flawed driver’s licenses transposed the letters in the security image to “AP” instead of “PA.”
Gov. Tom Wolf’s cabinet secretaries have identified $109 million they believe the state can save in the next fiscal year.
Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, opposes disbanding the state alcohol sales business.
Abror Habibov, who was arrested in Florida, sold kitchenware and offered cellphone repair services at the kiosks, investigators said.
A new state law designed to give gun owners and gun rights groups a chance at dismantling illegal municipal firearms ordinances.
A total of 57 projects in Allegheny County are seeking more than $235 million in state redevelopment capital assistance this year.
For the third time, the Democrat representative from Penn Hills is trying to limit lawmakers’ outside income.
The governor unveiled pieces of his economic plan to Lehigh Valley business leaders today.
Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Harrisburg and other cities have already been sued under a state law passed last year.
The 47-year-old apologized and said he wanted to resolve his assault charges so he could focus on appealing his murder conviction.
If the U.S. Supreme Court guts the Affordable Care Act this summer, the Pennsylvania governor wants to have a backup plan in place.
Individuals and interest groups participated in today’s Twitter session.
A week before his budget address, Gov. Tom Wolf hasn't given any details, and isn't talking to leaders in the House and Senate.
Under the bill, cyber harassment of a child would be a third-degree misdemeanor.
The Legislature has created no special rules to limit the use of the money, and such a large surplus is nearly unheard of in other states.
Gov. Tom Wolf’s package of nominees to fill two vacancies on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court fell apart Monday.
The proposal would allow the sale of wine at grocery stores; beer distributors would be allowed to sell six-packs, 12-packs and cases.
A group of retired troopers takes issue with Col. Marcus Brown, former Maryland police commissioner, wearing the uniform.
Since 1977, Penn State raised more than $127 million benefiting the Four Diamonds Fund based out of Penn State Hershey Medical Center.
A look at this year's governor's race show how money is ever-present in the political process.
Pennsylvania’s acting education secretary Pedro Rivera wants equitable funding for all school districts.
Thomas K. Kistler, president judge of Centre County Court, may have distributed an email that could be viewed as racially insensitive.
Investigators say Karl Rominger, 41, stole the money from three separate clients.
The Democratic State Committee is scheduled to vote on the endorsements Saturday as it winds up a two-day meeting in Hershey.
The sonic boom and explosion produced a burst of light that, for an instant, was comparable in size to the sun.
Timothy Eller will be the executive director of the Keystone Alliance for Charter Schools, which will represent about two dozen schools.
If passed by the House, the proposed amendment would appear on a ballot for approval by Pennsylvania voters.
Gov. Wolf’s office calls it a “political stunt”; Florida’s GOP governor says he’s coming to woo companies to the more tax-friendly South.
The enforcement bureau wants Uber to provide trip data, in keeping with a July 28 secretarial letter from the PUC commissioners.
Authorities say the men were involved in a fight at around 8 a.m. today at the JBS facility in Franconia.
His plea agreement states that the maximum sentence for the two counts of attempted extortion is 40 years in prison and a fine of $500,000.
Gov. Tom Wolf is known to just drop in at the offices of Republican and Democratic legislators for get-acquainted and policy meetings.
The event sponsored by Equality PA focused on efforts to pass a ban on discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
To start, Eric Barron said, a full-time Title IX coordinator will be hired and resources will be allocated for a stand-alone office.
Dozens of suburban districts also cancelled classes today. A winter storm warning remains in effect until 10 a.m.