Gambling will be a priority when Legislature reconvenes, but other bills may need to wait until next session.
Anti-hazing laws had applied only to college students, but Gov. Tom Wolf signed a bill in May extending it to seventh through 12th graders.
Many universities use merit aid to bring in top students, but critics worry that it takes money away from students in need.
The city expects 6,000 delegates and alternates, 15,000 reporters, and anywhere from 30,000 to 50,000 protesters to descend on the city.
Designation of Fallingwater and nine other Frank Lloyd Wright-designed buildings on World Heritage List is put on hold by U.N. committee.
State officials say they have to look for another source for $450 million the Pennsylvania Turnpike commission pays to PennDOT each year.
June’s unemployment report may disappoint some economists who have bemoaned low workforce participation as a sign of weakness.
In-state undergraduates at the university will pay about 2 percent more, while sharper price hikes await out-of-state students.
Kathleen Kane contends she was charged criminally in retaliation for exposing the swapping of pornography on state computers.
Former Chief Justices Ronald D. Castille and Stephen Zappala Sr. and lawyer Richard A. Sprague contend revised language is “deceitful,”
Two investigators in the state Office of Attorney General are reviewing the defunct Second Mile, which Jerry Sandusky started in 1977.
Barbara Hafer, 72, of Indiana, was charged Wednesday with two counts of making false statements to federal agents.
Fort Necessity National Battlefield: A living, evolving lab for historical research and interpretation
“The Great Meadows,” site of the first battle of the French and Indian War, is being restored to look more like it did in 1754.
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale cited turnpike debt in 2013 and agreed with a push to eliminate a $450 million annual payment to PennDOT.
The Turkish government said Fethullah Gulen was behind a “parallel terrorist organization,” but the U.S. hasn’t found evidence against him.
Visitors age 13 and older will now pay $15 instead of $12.50, according to a plan approved by the National Park Service.
A Philadelphia businessman disputes claims that he was too close to Jerry Sandusky’s charity to lead Penn State University’s board.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s chairman says the agency isn’t in financial trouble, but it needs to take steps to stay that way.
President Tayyip Erdogan accuses Fethullah Gulen, of the Poconoc area, of orchestrating an attempted military takeover on Friday.
The legislature and Gov. Tom Wolf agreed to temporary reprieves from Pennsylvania’s liquor laws during last week’s budget-funding deal.
The new state budget includes $15 million for the centers, plus $5 million from federal Medicaid funding.
Cigar smokers can puff away tax-free for at least another year.
Still, “the idea of being killed in a car crash with a deer just doesn’t scare people” like “a cougar leaping on your back.”
“Many of the stone walls here in the park are historic, and existed at the time of the battle,” Park Ranger Maria Brady stated.
President Erdogan has often accused cleric Fethullah Gulen, a staunch democracy advocate, of attempting to overthrow the government.
Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s office looks “forward to presenting this case to a jury,” although a trial date has yet to be set.
Jeanette Battle’s son — who was charged earlier — now says that his mother killed the victim and has led authorities to a body.
Some observers say the money still isn’t enough to keep up with the increased costs of running a school system.
The kits include insect repellents, water tablets for killing mosquito larva and condoms to prevent sexual transmission.
The Department of Corrections is looking into the death of 2-year-old yellow Labrador named Totti.
Michael Mann, a prominent climate scientist at Penn State University, will lead the online conversation this afternoon.
Choosing the U.S. agriculture secretary would show a commitment to alternative energy and fighting opioid addiction.
Research by professors at Emory Law School found that judges are likely to favor their party when deciding election challenges.
U.S. Senate candidate has called for doubling the funding for the federal COPS program to $374 million.
The Independent Fiscal Office projects fees will decline by $5.4 million to $56.5 million, reducing funds to communities and programs.
The increase means that base tuition at the 14-state run universities will be $89 more per semester, or $7238 for the full academic year.
The board is set to meet July 22 and at least one member says Ira Lubert, the man who oversaw payouts, will “face some scrutiny.”
Language on behalf of the lieutenant governor and his state-issued SUV was written in to budget legislation before it was withdrawn.
The scenic river valley that spans parts of eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey has been occupied by humans for 13,000 years.
Plans for a casino-racetrack in Lawrence County came to a halt when the state’s Gaming Control Board denied a developer’s proposal.
A McCandless pharmacist is calling attention to third-party pharmacy benefit managers for commercial insurers that deny payments.
The maximum available tax credits would expand from $60 million to $65 million beginning in fiscal year 2017-2018.
Lawmakers approved new taxes on tobacco and digital downloads, and changes to gambling and wine sales, to pay for a $31.5 billion budget.
The workers are seeking better scheduling, clarity on sick pay, a more predictable disciplinary system, and to be able to unionize.
Disagreements have lingered over how to raise the roughly $1.3 billion needed to close a shortfall and bring the budget into balance,
Told of alleged abuse by Jerry Sandusky, Joe Paterno said he had “a football game to worry about,” according to newly released testimony.
Disagreements have lingered over how to raise the roughly $1.3 billion needed to close a shortfall and bring the budget into balance.
Legislators recessed Monday extending the uncertainty amid signs of impact on the state’s credit rating and new legal challenges.
Monday's vote came after a testy exchange between Republicans and Democrats on the committee about the constitutionality of the legislation.
The bill calls for the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority, among other things, to establish a process for the use of gaming proceeds.