Pa. Consumers Warned About Unsolicited Insurance Sales RobocallsThe Pennsylvania Insurance Department is warning consumers to beware of robocalls trying to sell insurance.
Pennsylvania's Sexual Abuse Laws Leave Survivors ConflictedWhen Pa. overhauled its child sexual abuse laws, absent from the bill-signing were some who had worked hardest to see the changes pass.
Pa. Lawmakers, Judges To Pull In Raises In 2020Pennsylvania state lawmakers, judges and top executive branch officials will collect another annual salary increase, with the governor passing $200,000 and rank-and-file lawmakers passing $90,000.
Governor Tom Wolf Vetoes Bill Outlawing Abortions Over Down SyndromePennsylvania's Democratic governor is vetoing a bill that would prohibit abortions because of a prenatal Down syndrome, a day after it passed the Republican-controlled Legislature.
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Pass Measure Relaxing Statue Of Limitations In Child Sex Abuse CasesSenators passed a measure relaxing criminal and civil statutes of limitations in sexual abuse cases where children and young adults are the victims.
Court: Man Charged With Child Porn Can Withhold His Password From PolicePennsylvania's highest court has ruled that a man charged with distributing child pornography does not have to tell police his computer password.
Impact Of Proposed Minimum Wage Increase Likely To Reach CustomersThe proposed hike in the minimum wage is likely to increase costs for customers, one local business owner says.
Senate Passes Bill To Raise Minimum Wage In Pennsylvania To $9.50Legislation to raise Pennsylvania's minimum wage for the first time since 2009 is headed to the state House of Representatives, passed in the Senate against a deadline.
Prosecutor In Jerry Sandusky Trial May Face DisciplineA lawyer for the agency that investigates misconduct by Pennsylvania lawyers says a yearlong law license suspension is justified against one of the primary prosecutors in Jerry Sandusky's 2012 child molestation trial.
Pennsylvania Lawmaker Introduces Proposal To Make Bullying IllegalA state representative wants to make bullying illegal.
Bill Requiring Fetal Remains At Health Care Facilities To Be Cremated, Buried Passes State HouseA Pennsylvania House majority is giving its approval to a proposal to require the burial or cremation of fetal remains that end up in possession of a health care facility.
Lawmakers Consider Revising Criminal, Civil Statutes Of Limitation For Sexual AbuseUnlike victims of murder, victims of sexual abuse -- either as a child or as an adult -- face a time limitation that bars the prosecution of their predators.
Bill To Raise Minimum Wage In Pa. To $9.50 Passed By Senate CommitteeA compromise package to raise Pennsylvania's minimum wage for the first time since 2009 is advancing in the Legislature, up against a deadline for Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to relent on his effort to extend overtime pay eligibility to thousands of workers.
Faculty Unions Approve New Contract For State CollegesTeachers and coaches in Pennsylvania's state-owned university system are giving their approval to a new four-year union contract.
CCAC, Robert Morris University Awarded More Than 300 Thousand In State GrantsState representative Dan Miller announced on Friday that the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) and Robert Morris University (RMU) received a combined $356,003 in state funding to improve upon both schools' early childhood education programs.