Don’t look to the state legislature to solve the Highmark — UPMC dispute, say the state Senate’s top Republican and chair of its Insurance Committee.
Last year, KDKA caught up 82-year-old Minnie Walker of Manchester. She had voted in every presidential election since she cast her ballot for John F. Kennedy in 1960.
More than one million unemployed Americans lost their benefits Saturday as the Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program expired.
Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.
The Erie County Democratic Committee in northwestern Pennsylvania has kicked an Erie city councilman off the committee, saying he violated bylaws by publicly supporting a Republican colleague in an upcoming council election.
Lawmakers ended the government shutdown earlier this week with a last minute deal, but it could all happen again early next year if a long-term deal isn’t reached.
In sure sign the government shutdown is over, the doors to the popular Air and Space Museum were back open again Thursday afternoon.
Congress has passed legislation to reopen the partially-shuttered federal government and avert a potentially disastrous default on U.S. obligations, clearing the measure for President Barack Obama’s promised signature.
Frustration seems to be more common in Washington than the ability to reach a bipartisan deal across party lines.
On the first day uninsured Americans could sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, a crowd turned out at the Hill House to learn more.
America’s Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was in town on Tuesday with a message to 1.2 million Pennsylvanians without health insurance.
On Wednesday, a state Senate committee gave up its effort to expand the state’s Medicaid program to tens of thousands of uninsured Pennsylvanians.
Congress is off on its Fourth of July holiday and did not resolve the interest rate crisis for student loans.
Gay rights advocates hope the Supreme Court’s decision moves Pennsylvania a step closer to marriage equality.
They are the largest across-the-board federal spending cuts in history. President Obama signed the order setting them into motion Friday night. Now, some local congressmen are weighing in.