UPMC, Highmark Leaders Praise 10-Year PactIt's been a decade marked by bad blood and finger-pointing but suddenly the two health giants have made peace.
UPMC-Highmark Agree To 10-Year ContractUPMC-Highmark has agreed to enter a ten-year contract that will extend access to UPMC facilities for Highmark-insured patients.
Pennsylvania Budget Cram Week Starts With Eye On Saving MoneyPennsylvania's budget cram week is beginning, as lawmakers are advancing a spending plan that benefits from a surplus to spread around modest spending increases.
Former Pa. Congressman Joe Sestak Announces Run For PresidentFormer Pennsylvania congressman Joe Sestak has become the latest Democrat to enter the presidential race.
Agriculture-Related Legislation Would Plant Seeds For Industry Growth In Pa.A package of agriculture-related legislation is in the hands of the Pennsylvania Senate after recent passage in the state House.
Pennsylvania Moves To Expand Limits On Opioid PrescriptionsLegislation to further clamp down on powerful painkiller prescriptions in Pennsylvania has the state Senate's approval.
GOP Pushes Back On Cash Gov. Wolf Seeks For Voting MachinesRepublican lawmakers aren't committing to the money sought by Democratic Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf to back up his demand that counties replace their voting machines by 2020's presidential elections.
Rep. Reschenthaler Misses Jon Stewart's Scathing Testimony, But Says He Supports 9/11 Compensation FundComedian Jon Stewart scolded Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money.
Hearing Underway As Judge Weighs Whether UPMC-Highmark Deal Has To ExpireThe looming end of a business relationship between UPMC and Highmark hangs in the balance during a hearing before a state judge.
Republican Lawmakers Push Budget-Related Legislation, Not Gov. Wolf's AgendaWith strong tax collections oiling the gears, Gov. Tom Wolf and top lawmakers are working under the hood of a new spending plan as they head into the final weeks before lawmakers break for summer.
Pa. Senate Advances Expansion Of Private School Tax CreditsLegislation to substantially expand taxpayer support for private and religious schools is taking another step in Pennsylvania.
Sens. Casey And Toomey Issue Report Revealing Hundreds Of Troubled Nursing HomesThe report revealed nearly 400 nursing homes with documented problems that were not publicly disclosed by the federal government.
Pa. Lawmakers Begin Serious Discussions About Minimum Wage HikeRaising the minimum wage in Pennsylvania is getting its most serious discussion since Democratic Gov. Wolf began calling for an increase in 2015.
Mueller Says Russia Investigation Is Complete, ResignsSpecial Counsel Robert Mueller made his first public statement about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election Wednesday morning
Special Election To Fill House Vacancy Set For AugustVoters in a rural central Pennsylvania district will pick a new state House member in August to fill the vacancy created by a recent congressional election.