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Advocates have long pushed for the switch to the Department of Human Services.
The newspaper wants the state to preserve emails for at least two years instead of the current practice of destroying them after five days.
Legislative Democrats say the borrowing is a bad sign for the state’s fiscal health.
They are trying to limit the state’s capital debt spending, and said Harrisburg now has a “blank check” when it comes to big projects.
Harrisburg lawmakers are expected to take up several bills during their month-long stint before the election.
The standards proposed would cut carbon emissions from power plants by 30 percent from 2005 levels and set individual goals for states.
During a campaign stop, Democrat Tom Wolf said he wants a severance tax on natural gas drilling to fund schools if he becomes governor.
An analysis of state data shows casinos haven’t delivered enough revenue to put a significant dent in most homeowners’ tax bills.
Democrats say the unusual criminal case is the result of the GOP's continued hostility toward women and their reproductive rights.
Two new surveys tell a familiar story: Gov. Tom Corbett trails his challenger, Democrat Tom Wolf, by a wide margin.
Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday shows Tom Wolf is favored by a 59 percent to 35 percent margin over incumbent Tom Corbett.
Even the harshest administration critics among them, though, said the president is right to intervene.
Businessman Michael Negra has been nominated to serve on the three-member state Liquor Control Board.
A television ad campaign featuring Bob Barker encourages Pennsylvanians to call their state legislators in support of a pigeon shoot ban.
The Democrat says doing so would allow Pennsylvanians to get health care at a lower cost than with the Corbett “Healthy PA” plan.
Five anti-abortion plaintiffs from Western Pennsylvania have filed a challenge to the 15-foot protective zone Pittsburgh enacted in 2005.
Sen. Andy Dinniman said state officials won’t produce work performed by Ron Tomalis, who resigned as adviser to Gov. Tom Corbett.
While his opponent, Democrat Tom Wolf, will join marchers on Monday, Gov. Tom Corbett will appear at rallies Downtown and in Banksville.
Democratic nominee for governor took a tour Friday of the Bidwell Training Center on the North Side.
The Steel City leans, if even just a bit, further left than the Mile High City. Yes, you read that right, er, correctly.
Documents would be preserved for litigation and Right-to-Know reviews.
About 5 million emails pass through the 47 agencies across the state’s executive branch weekly.
The survey shows Tom Wolf favored by 49 percent of registered voters, Gov. Tom Corbett backed by 24 percent and 25 percent undecided.
Pennsylvania’s working poor -- as many as 600,000 may be eligible -- could start receiving subsidized health insurance as early as Jan. 1.
A PSEA report says poor school districts have fared worse than wealthy ones in state funding and student performance.
Two taxi operators from Philadelphia tell the PUC that ride-sharing service Lyft doesn’t have insurance or fare restrictions they have.
A proposed state law would end gender and sexual orientation discrimination.
The Superior Court ruling came just as state Supreme Court justices are about to hear arguments on more than 20 similar cases on Sept. 10.
Union leaders are at odds over allowing Gov. Tom Corbett to march in the annual Labor Day parade.
The court also agreed that she must write letters of apology to staff and fellow judges, but not on a photograph of herself in handcuffs.
Speakers noted the difficulty of reaching a formula that could fairly distribute state money to the many types of schools in Pennsylvania.
Fresh Start is bringing its Tomalis protests to Pittsburgh as part of a statewide effort to dog Gov. Tom Corbett.