The issue has become a platform to score wins in a Legislature that has fought the first-term Democratic governor at nearly every turn.
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 Senate has already authorized the projects, but other parts of the upper chamber’s legislation differs from the House version.
Gov. Tom Wolf urged lawmakers not to limit their expectations despite the waning of the legislative session.
Formal focus groups — and informal ones at bars — reported on what appealed and didn’t from the Monday night debate stage.
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.
On the eve of a major speech on opioids, and in the wake of data on infants born dependent, the governor proposed new curbs.
With about six weeks to go until the election, U.S. Senate candidates Pat Toomey and Katie McGinty are deadlocked in the polls.
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.”
Cincinnati appeals court ruled a process used to flag inactive voters violates the National Voting Rights Act.
Bruce L. Beemer contradicted the legal view offered by former Solicitor General Bruce L. Castor.
More than 1.7 million Pennsylvanians experience “food insecurity,” according to data from Feeding America.
Gov. Tom Wolf nominates Patrick McDonnell for the state DEP’s top job.
The announcement of her visit coincides with a new radio ad that the campaign says will outline what’s at stake for black millennials.
A similar proposal became law in 2014, but it was overturned in court because of objections to the process used to pass the bill.
The first lady will be campaigning for Hillary Clinton on Sept. 28 in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.
Two former state justices claim a last-minute change to the ballot question's language is designed to trick voters into approving it.
More than 160,000 Pennsylvanians have been registered or updated their registrations since the 2012 settlement.
In a letter to NCAA president Mark Emmert, Casey cited the state’s ability to host high-profile events
Gov. Tom Wolf hopes lawmakers can pass four anti-addiction measures this year, including emergency room prescribing rules.
The governor's office is appealing a determination that it turn over material in response to a right-to-know request from Republicans.
The state’s vets typically skew Republican, but some are expressing concern about Donald Trump’s threats to revamp the VA health network.
Campaigns use digital devices and plain, old-fashioned footwork to find the voters they want to reach.
The two help launch private alcohol sales in Pennsylvania for the first time since Prohibition.
The onetime key aide to his predecessor, the convicted Kathleen Kane, vowed “to restore honor and integrity to the office.”
It will be one of three stops the Democratic candidates -- either alone or together -- plan to make Sept. 5
Aid from the Department of Homeland Security will include risk assessments to gauge the threat to Pennsylvania's election infrastructure.
The report identifies state employees and others deemed to have used government computers to send emails with offensive content.
In Somerset Friday, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke to a friendly crowd of local Democratic activists who needed no convincing.
The West Virginia Democrat’s daughter is Heather Bresch, CEO of Mylan, whose pricing and tax strategies spark concern among lawmakers.
The Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate wants to raise the minimum wage, eliminate gender wage disparities and ensure paid family leave.
Governor says the Division of Charter Schools will ensure schools are being “properly supported, but that they are being held accountable.”
The state’s Senate candidates have traded gun-control endorsements this week.
Sen. Pat Toomey seems to be like Teflon when it comes to gun issues.
Kathleen Kane says she has no regrets, but experts say contrition is the first step if she hopes to have a promising future.
As he has before, Sen. Pat Toomey said he was reserving judgment on whether to endorse Donald Trump, the GOP presidential candidate.
Bruce Beemer, a veteran prosecutor, was a major witness in the trial that led to Kane's conviction Monday.
The message: “I know working on Wall Street helped make Pat Toomey a millionaire. That was good for him, but not for me.”
She is to be sentenced Oct. 28 on two felony counts of perjury and seven misdemeanor charges of abusing the power of her office.
Opponent Katie McGinty called the senator a flip-flopper, but a Toomey spokesman said his earlier support was for the trade process.
The escalating race in political spending is fueled by super PACs and nonprofits.
Officials said once Ms. Kane’s resignation takes effect today, Bruce L. Castor Jr., second-in-command, will become acting attorney general.
Erica Smegielski is featured in pro-Toomey ad from Independence USA PAC.
The judge in Ms. Kane’s case indicated that sentencing would occur within 90 days.
Prosecutors told jurors that damning testimony against Attorney General Kathleen Kane by her coconspirators was backed up by evidence.
A jury in Norristown will begin deliberating charges against her today.
A complaint against Senate candidate Katie McGinty illustrates ambiguity created with the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision.