Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.
A few hundred people who want the state to change its marijuana laws are taking their campaign to the Pennsylvania Capitol.
Former state Rep. Bill DeWeese has been released from prison after finishing his sentence for political corruption.
Bill DeWeese — once the top Democrat in the state House of Representatives — will be released from prison Sunday afternoon.
It would be the largest expansion of legal gambling in Pennsylvania in nearly four years, a plan to allow thousands of bars to make money off gambling, but it has hit a snag in Harrisburg.
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.
It’s been decades since a highway in Pennsylvania had a maximum speed limit of 70 miles per hour.
Some state Democratic lawmakers want to bar Pennsylvania mental-health providers from trying to change the sexual orientation of gay minors.
Congress is off on its Fourth of July holiday and did not resolve the interest rate crisis for student loans.
Sen. Bob Casey sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner on Friday asking for quick action on a bill to repair locks and dams in this region.
A $2.5 billion transportation bill, which was passed by the Senate, is now in the hands of the House. Everyone would be impacted in one way or another.
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey took to the floor of the Senate Wednesday afternoon to defend his scaled back bill to require background checks of some, but not all, gun purchases.
President Obama, Vice President Biden, and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell made one last stab to avoid higher taxes on everyone, scheduled to take effect at midnight tonight.
The House will miss the midnight Monday deadline lawmakers set for voting to avoid the “fiscal cliff.”