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The human services block grant continues to be the subject of debate in Harrisburg.
A Harrisburg councilman running for lieutenant governor will challenge the nominating petitions of fellow Democratic candidate Jay Paterno.
The city will remain under the state's program for financially distressed municipalities.
John Hanger had been seeking the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in a crowded field, but there was "no path to victory."
Democrats say their new plan would ease the state's retirement obligations through favorable interest rates and a set payment schedule.
The bill passed 115-74 after an amendment Tuesday to allow an exemption to remain for “constitutionally protected activity.”
State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale will audit the way the state Department of Health oversees research grants.
Rep. Tim Murphy currently has no opposition in bid to retain 18th District congressional seat.
The proposal that would refinance some of the state's unfunded pension liability will be unveiled today in Harrisburg.
A federal court ruling lets a "super PAC" focused on state legislative races begin operating in Pennsylvania.
20th District's Democratic nomination closest race in the daylong balloting in which members make their pre-primary recommendations.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Mayor Bill Peduto, state reps and more endorse the front-runner in the Democratic primary.
The World Meeting of Families is expected to draw huge crowds to Philadelphia in 2015.
The Democratic front-runner in the race for governor is scheduled to be in Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Gov. Tom Corbett is instead proposing a voluntary pilot program called "Encouraging Employment."
The Corbett administration will provide additional heating assistance to mitigate the impact of food stamp cuts to Pennsylvania.
He echoed Bob Casey in signaling support for freezing assets of key Russian officials and imposing economic sanctions against Russia.
The state reportedly is making progress in providing in-home services to families and reducing the number of children in foster care.
Will families in Pennsylvania see the food stamp cuts imposed by the farm bill? Or get a reprieve?
Opponents of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf are holding fire after recent polls have him pulling ahead of the pack.
The hour-long debate took place at the Pennsylvania Progressive Summit in Harrisburg.
The gubernatorial candidates faced questions Friday on topics ranging from single-payer health care to gun control.
A lawsuit filed in federal court this week could mean more money pouring into Pennsylvania elections.
The GOP needs to change, and be less focused on abortion, former Pennsylvania Republican Gov. Tom Ridge said Thursday.
Complaints about recent spikes in electricity prices for variable-rate customers dominated a Senate hearing with public utility regulators.
In a survey the past week, the Quinnipiac University poll found that Gov. Corbett's biggest challenge would come from businessman Tom Wolf.
Businessman Tom Wolf has used early TV ads to jump to the lead among six Democrats.
Todd Shamash, a deputy chief of staff for the governor, has a background in the healthcare sector.
The governor claimed the savings in a campaign ad.
The decision by Max Myers, who called for limits on the natural gas industry, leaves seven candidates in the Democratic primary.
Begun 10 years ago, the Harrisburg meetings are invitation-only sessions that link people "who wouldn't otherwise work together."
Jack Wagner, former Pittsburgh councilman, state senator and state auditor general, is seeking his party's nomination for the second time.
Mr. Krawchuk, who ran unsuccessfully in 1998 and 2002, said he’ll seek his party’s nomination at its convention this weekend in Bethlehem.
Pennsylvania will submit a waiver application to the federal government for proposed changes to its Medicaid program.
Mayor Bill Peduto and Councilman Daniel Gilman will hold a 2 p.m. press conference at the City-County Building.
Are larger, urban delegations more effective in state legislatures? One recent study says they're not.