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Looking to boost minimum wage, Pa. Dems want to end preemption. That’s a heavy...

After a deal to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage — stuck at $7.25 — fell apart last year, some advocates for a statewide pay raise are shifting their approach to win Republican votes.

Pa. brought down enforcement hammer on restaurants that defied indoor dining ban | Wednesday...

"For the new year, I hope it’s going to be a little bit better than 2020, because 2020 was a disaster," one restaurant owner says.

How COVID-19 hollowed out a generation of young Black men

They were pillars of their communities and families, and they are not replaceable. To understand why COVID-19 killed so many young Black men, you need to know the legend of John Henry.

CapStar Q+A: Pa. House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton on bipartisanship, redistricting

Even if lawmakers are out of town, Harrisburg has stayed busy since the election. The 2020 election has been relitigated, a budget passed, and...

He who imposes burdens bears the burden of proof | Opinion

As a physician there have been times when I felt it necessary to take a scalpel and cut into someone. However, there exists a moral presumption against such action, even if I believe it is justified. In such a situation the burden is not on the patient to convince me to refrain. Rather, the burden is on me to convince the patient that I should proceed. This is true despite my credentials in the field. 

We need paid parental leave for all Pennsylvanians This is how to make it...

The research on both mother and infant health in the weeks following childbirth indicates that lengthier and more supportive post-birth leaves are essential.

It’s a time to heal – and to move forward together | Lloyd...

This is a time to forgive and forgive, not forgive and forget.

Casey’s Rosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal gets signed into law | Five for...

The legislation sponsored by U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., honors the American women who kept the military on the move during World War II.

Pittsburgh pols, workers implore Legislature to help decimated service industry

"Right now, we feel like we’ve been left to ourselves," said McGill. "We need political courage from our elected officials, because right now, we feel like we have two options – stay home and die, or go to work, and die.”

Dems came up short on Election Day. That’s bad news for climate change |...

Republican wins in Pa. and elsewhere make action on climate bills unlikely. Joe Biden could be Dems' only hope.