A new poll suggests incumbent Republican Pat Toomey could pull ahead if he would change his position on one issue.
The biggest chunk of money would come from online gambling and a tobacco tax hike.
DCNR designates five new Wild Areas in state forests while legislators seek to open state parks for commercial development and recreation.
Investigation will continue for Kathleen Kane, who has said she will not run for re-election and will leave office in January.
Judiciary Committee passes amendment that prevents law from being applied retroactively.
Justice Mundy, a Republican from Tioga County, was confirmed Monday by the state Senate.
Pennsylvania is among five states that require abortion facilities to be on a par medically with outpatient surgical centers.
During a Pittsburgh stop, Sen. Pat Toomey touted his bid to restore the “1033 program” to allows local police to obtain military equipment.
Trump will speak Tuesday afternoon at Alumisource, a Monessen producer of raw material for the aluminum and steel industry.
The bill would keep companies from paying leaseholders less than a 12.5 percent royalty for natural gas.
The woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition after being shot and later died.
Legislators left the Capitol without resolving a basic question — how much money they plan to spend in the fiscal year that begins July 1.
Experts attribute the 43 percent jump from 2014 to more intense police training in impaired-driver recognition and the opioid epidemic.
The commonwealth could see as much as $46 million over two years to support wider access to opioid-disorder treatments.
Of those individuals, 1,795 live in Allegheny County, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services.
The 25-year-old Folcroft Borough officer was shot three times, officials said.
Joseph Hirt, of Lancaster County, made the admission in a letter a newspaper Wednesday and apologized.
The Toomey campaign accused Katie McGinty of “resorting to silly nonsensical attacks.”
A conference at the the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square is highlighting strategies for fighting opioid overuse.
Pittsburgh pediatricians quickly ordering flu shot vaccine after CDC committee says don’t use the nasal spray version.
The session will focus on producing legislative solutions to the ongoing problem.
The beermaker will pay approximately $7 million for improvements and $2.8 million in fines for wastewater issues.
The proposal would generate about $400 million a year for the state, about half of that from video gaming terminals.
Rivers of Steel National Heritage site celebrates industrial and post-industrial history of Pittsburgh region in spray-painted color.
There are nearly 14,000 people in Pennsylvania with intellectual disabilities on a waiting list to receive services from the state.
The Republicans who control the Senate Judiciary Committee plan to remove the provision that would have applied the law retroactively.
Two state House bills would promote development of hotels, water slides, amusement parks and golf courses in the state’s award-winning
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is seeking to overturn his child molestation conviction.
The legislation would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, except in medical emergencies, instead of 24 weeks under current law.
Officials are ready for the 6,000 delegates, 20,000 journalists and 500 dignitaries coming to the Democratic convention, July 25-28.
His decision to back away from the tax plan takes off the table a politically volatile vote that Republicans were dead-set against.
Medical waste was mixed with municipal waste and dumped illegally, landfill operators say.
Legislation seeks equal protection for LGBT residents in Pennsylvania.
LOOP designed to help 15,000 retailers save money by streamlining the process of ordering wine and spirits.
The lawyer for PSU says ”complying with the subpoena would require the university to breach ... assurances of confidentiality.”
Amanda Strous, 27, was found inside her burning apartment Saturday evening and was pronounced dead at a hospital.
Several thousand new jobs could materialize in Pennsylvania to support the state’s medical marijuana industry, according to a nonprofit.
Republicans are also trying to assemble support for gambling legislation that could be voted on this week.
The court agreed that the Legislature violated the single-subject rule by adding the gun law to an unrelated bill.
The Supreme Court agreed with what the Commonwealth Court unanimously found: that the legislature violated the single-subject rule.
Emergency repairs to a bridge deck between Bedford and Somerset could create line of traffic 10-15 miles long.
The class, all of whom received their new assignments, is the academy’s second since allegations of cheating were raised.
Minutes after council passed the unprecedented per-ounce levy Thursday, the beverage industry vowed to continue a fight.
State and federal laws are at odds when it comes to bringing in medical marijuana for use when treating children in Pennsylvania.
Arthur Johnson sues officials over confinement of nearly 37 years. The convicted murderer is 63.
Dr. Robert Arffa, a noted corneal specialist and Lasik surgeon, was killed along with the plane’s pilot, Gary Orner, of White Oak.
Donors should verify charities before writing a check, Kane said.
The Pa. Republican pushed a plan to bar suspected terrorists from buying firearms, but Senate GOP leaders scheduled votes on other bills.
Officials say the proposal would not only damage the state’s casinos but could hurt groups that benefit from gambling revenue.
Malpractice verdicts hit a 15-year low statewide last year, but legal and medical officials could hardly see the matter more differently.