City Offers Grace Period For Police Officers Living Outside City LimitsAmnesty is sometimes offered to people who live outside the law, but now the City of Pittsburgh is offering it to police officers who live outside the city, violating the residency requirement.
Court Restores Mandate That Police Live Within PittsburghA divided Pennsylvania appeals court is restoring a requirement that Pittsburgh police officers live within the city limits.
Pennsylvania Court Rejects Law On Municipal Gun OrdinancesA state appellate court is striking down a Pennsylvania law designed to make it easier for gun-rights advocates to dismantle local gun ordinances.
Court: Wolf Overstepped Powers In Firing Open Records ChiefDemocratic Gov. Tom Wolf overstepped his powers when he fired the director of Pennsylvania's Office of Open Records, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday in ordering the director's reinstatement with back pay and benefits.
State Wins Court Order In UPMC-Highmark Fight Over MedicareGov. Tom Wolf and Attorney General Kathleen Kane hailed a court decision Friday that they had sought in a bid to protect Medicare Advantage enrollees caught in the middle of a feud between two western Pennsylvania health care giants.
Gov. Wolf, AG Ask Court To Enforce UPMC, Highmark Consent DecreeGov. Tom Wolf and the state attorney general want the Commonwealth Court to force the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and rival Highmark Inc. to honor a consent decree and force the sparring medical giants into arbitration to settle lingering disputes.
New Pa. Court Challenges Filed To Gay Marriage Ban Twenty-one gay couples are challenging the constitutionality of Pennsylvania's same-sex marriage ban in state court.
Judge Vows Quick Pa. Same-Sex Marriage Case RulingA Pennsylvania judge is promising to rule quickly on whether a county clerk should be ordered to stop handing out marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Pa. Commonwealth Court To Hear Arguments On Same-Sex MarriagePennsylvania's Commonwealth Court will hear arguments on Wednesday about whether to stop the issuance of marriage licenses to gay couples.
Pa. Sues To Stop Issuance Of Gay Marriage LicensesState officials in Pennsylvania are asking a court to stop a rogue county from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.
Local Woman’s Wins Lawsuit To Get Low-Income Health Care ReinstatedFunds for low-income health insurance programs were diverted, the programs disbanded and that has left thousands in Pennsylvania with no assistance. On Tuesday, a Commonwealth Court judge declared unconstitutional a state law that siphoned money from the Adult Basic Health Care program into state coffers.
Voter ID Law Case Sent Back To Commonwealth CourtPennDOT is changing the requirements for IDs, making it easier for everyone to get one before the November election. Now all you need is your Social Security number, but opponents say the change comes too late.