Gov. Wolf: 'Very Different Tone' In Budget ProcessGov. Tom Wolf believes budget discussions are starting out from a “far better place” than they did in previous years.
Pa. Senate Sends 20-Week Abortion Ban Bill To HouseThe state Senate has sent the House a bill that would ban most abortions in Pennsylvania after 20 weeks.
Pa. Lawmaker’s Bill Would Delay Beginning Of School Year Till After Labor DayWhen the school year began only three of Allegheny County’s 42 public school districts held their first day of class after Labor Day.
Pa. Rep. Introduces Bill To Close Loophole In Fight Against Opioid EpidemicA local Republican representative is focused on closing a major loophole to keep drugs off the streets.
Gov. Wolf Proposes $2B In Spending Cuts To Balance BudgetGov. Tom Wolf is proposing more than $2 billion in spending cuts to help balance the state budget.
Pennsylvania Senate To Resume Push For Abortion RestrictionsA Pennsylvania Senate committee is poised to advance legislation to impose new restrictions on elective abortions.
Health Agency Consolidation May Be Another Sign Of Worsening State Budget CrisisThere are growing signs of a worsening budget crisis for Pennsylvania.
Shapiro Sworn In As New Pa. Attorney GeneralFormer Montgomery County Commissioner Josh Shapiro took the oath of office as Pennsylvania’s next attorney general on Tuesday.
Philly Woman Jailed On Alleged Loser-Fueled Lottery ThreatsA Philadelphia woman has been jailed on charges she repeatedly made obscene and violent threats in calls to Pennsylvania Lottery headquarters because she was frustrated by losing on scratch-off tickets.
Faced With Looming Budget Deficit, Local Lawmakers Rule Out Major Tax HikesThere’s at least one thing Pennsylvania lawmakers of both parties agree on -- the state faces another budget deficit.
Pa. Mother Pleads Guilty In 5-Month-Old's Starvation DeathA Pennsylvania woman charged in the starvation death of one of her 5-month-old twin daughters has pleaded guilty.
Lottery Scratch-Off Loser Keeps Phoning In Threats, Cops SayA woman who repeatedly aired her frustration at failing to win a jackpot by making obscene and violent threats against Pennsylvania Lottery headquarters faces 53 charges, police said Wednesday.