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Actuaries found that infusing the systems with $9 billion from pension obligation bonds could reduce employer contributions $24.5 billion.
The poll was conducted for CBS and the New York Times by the Internet polling firm YouGov.
The PUC will consider whether to allow the ride-sharing companies to operate locally. Meanwhile, “e-hailing” app Hailo is eyeing Pittsburgh.
Moody‘s Investors Service cited pensions and one-time revenue sources for cutting the state’s bond rating to Aa3 from Aa2.
The new Department of Human Services would more accurately reflect what the department does, supporters say.
Tom Wolf, the Democratic nominee for governor, called the downgrade a “verdict on the lack of management and leadership in Pennsylvania.”
The state Department of Environmental protection‘s application process for long-wall mining is deficient, a new report says.
An additional $7.2 million in the state’s budget means it will be able to eliminate a waiting list for nearly 300 people with disabilities.
"We're really excited,'' said Sen. Jay Costa, the Democrat's Senate leader. "We're really right on the cusp."
Tom Steyer and his Super PAC, NextGen Climate, are making big moves in Pennsylvania this year.
Ryan Shucard, press secretary for Republican Rep. Tom Marino, is charged with carrying a pistol without a license.
Mr. Corbett appeared with state Sen. Randy Vulakovich at a Monday news conference at the Shaler Township Municipal Building.
Current benefit costs put a strain on many school districts' budgets.
Gov. Tom Corbett, State House Majority Leader Mike Turzai wrangle over public pensions reform, leadership issues
Republican governor denounced a Legislature controlled by his own party.
Third-party candidates are required to bear administrative and legislative costs if petitions are successfully called into question.
Many people with disabilities would be forced to pay higher health insurance rates in the commercial marketplace.
A closer look at Pennsylvania‘s proposed state budget, which await’s Gov. Tom Corbett‘s signature.
Both Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, are still contenders for the Democratic convention as well.
The Democratic gubernatorial candidate visited some of Pittsburgh‘s high-tech start-ups on Monday.
Despite slight increases in targeted funding, the pending state education budget mostly holds funding flat.
A Post-Gazette comparison of PLCB products and those sold by stores in neighboring states found many comparable prices.
All state services are continuing as normal while Gov. Tom Corbett reviews the budget passed by the Legislature on Monday.
Gov. Tom Corbett said his office continues to review the $29.1 billion state budget approved by legislators late Monday.
Both the House and the Senate have an Allegheny County member preparing legislation to allow and regulate ride-sharing services.