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Five people with long-ago criminal convictions are challenging a state ban on their employment in health care facilities.
There are 12 candidates — six Democrats and six Republicans — running for three open seats on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
The Allentown mayor promotes his U.S. Senate campaign at the Pulaski Club in the West End.
The office of Gov. Tom Wolf said Thursday that all expenses incurred by members of his Cabinet will be posted online for the public to see.
The law gave prosecutors and victims the right to sue to stop “conduct which perpetuates the continuing effect of the crime on the victim.”
A guide to the contested races in the May 19, 2015, primary. Previews will run in print and online up to election day.
A panel of judges referred the dismissal of James Barker from the attorney general's office to the district attorney for investigation.
The state attorney general plans to file a motion Monday to enforce the consent decree between UPMC and Highmark
Ted Dallas is Gov. Tom Wolf’s nominee to to head the Department of Human Services.
Part of the Cannon House Office Building in the U.S. Capitol complex was shut down. Test results were negative and the area was reopened.
Chuck Ardo began work today as the seventh spokesperson to work for Kane since she took office in January 2013.
A state asset test had been dropped in 2008 but was restored under the administration of former Gov. Tom Corbett.
News organizations believe the state's email practices violate due process rights of people seeking release of public documents.
The agent says Kathleen Kane falsely told the public he had said the operation had a racial agenda, targeting blacks and exempting whites.
The committee on Tuesday approved Gov. Tom Wolf’s choice of Pedro Rivera as education secretary, sending the nomination to the full Senate.
Allentown’s Mayor Ed Pawlowski, a Democrat, says he’s running for Republican Pat Toomey’s Senate seat.
Pedro Cortes presided over the department during the time when Kermit Gosnell was found guilty of killing three babies in botched abortions.
State Sen. Jay Costa, D-Forest Hills, said he is “optimistic” a deal can be reached.
The Philadelphia VA manipulated data to conceal problems and caused veterans to wait 10 months to respond to pension inquiries.
Members of both political parties said the question they must answer before any commitments can be made is the source of new money.
Union representation isn’t the same as collective bargaining, according to Gov. Tom Wolf and the SEIU.
House Republican leaders plan to boost the personal income tax and sales tax rates in order to reduce school district property taxes.
Women could hold the majority of elected judgeships on statewide appeals courts after this year’s elections.
Judicial candidates often tout their personal backgrounds, since they can’t make campaign promises.
Ten Democratic mayors took their party’s state legislators to task Friday.
The order came two days after Kathleen Kane’s office fired a prosecutor who had testified about an alleged grand jury leak.
AG Kathleen Kane fired James Barker, the chief deputy attorney general for appeals and legal services, her office confirmed.
Kathleen Kane has deflected calls to resign as a county district attorney weighs whether to charge her with perjury and other crimes.
The case pits the intent of Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law against the state’s ability to maintain records any way it wishes.
Appearing in the East End, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf said he’s working with Republicans in the Legislature to pass a state budget by June 30.
In a Brennan Center for Justice poll, nearly nine in 10 said campaign contributions have a “great deal” or “some” influence on rulings.
A longtime investor and entrepreneur, Reese serves on the advisory board for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., makes apparent gains over his would-be challenger, Democrat Joe Sestak, in a new Quinnpiac University poll.
Blake Rutherford, who’d joined the office in December, said he’s leaving for the high-powered Philadelphia law firm Cozen O'Connor.
Politicians are being influence by their children and their lifestyles.