Special to the Capital-Star

Special to the Capital-Star

Rural Pa. training program helps fill dire volunteer firefighter, EMS shortage

By: - May 25, 2022

Officials are sounding the alarm. One educator is looking to the next generation to put out the blaze.

Iowa fast-food worker’s wage lawsuit survives in U.S. Supreme Court

By: - May 24, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court has handed a small, but potentially significant, victory to a fast-food worker from Iowa and, perhaps. beyond.

Flush with cash, Pa. could see its surplus go down the drain | Analysis

By: - May 24, 2022

As budget season approaches, financial experts say COVID relief funds should be reserved for one-time uses.

Philly Council approves bill allowing ticketing, towing of abandoned vehicles

By: - May 23, 2022

Philadelphia Police will no longer have to enforce these violations under the newly approved council legislation.

Her daughters are U.S. citizens. Title 42 won’t let this Guatemalan mother enter the country

By: - May 23, 2022

By Uriel J. Garcia Every morning for the past year, Emilsa and her two American-born daughters wake up on a mattress in a storage room inside a migrant shelter in Ciudad Juárez. For breakfast, they usually eat eggs and potatoes or whatever food people donate to the shelter. After eating, the 39-year-old from Guatemala will […]

Pa. schools have doubled their solar power use since 2020

By: - May 22, 2022

Only 2 percent of schools in the state, which is a total of 108, produce their own solar power.

Pa. Primary 2022: LGBTQ candidates ran across Pa., to mixed results | Analysis

By: - May 22, 2022

Some high-profile candidates lost their contests, but other legislative candidates saw electoral success.

Thousands in Philly have arrests, convictions hurting job chances

By: - May 21, 2022

The legal clinics will be conducted by Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity (PLSE) Community Legal Services (CLS) and the Defender Association of Philadelphia.

Some states already are targeting birth control | Analysis

By: - May 20, 2022

Republican lawmakers in a handful of states have attacked funding for IUDs and Plan B.

Republican Scheller likely to get rematch with Democrat Wild in Lehigh Valley congressional race

By: - May 18, 2022

The race has national implications, as Republicans look to flip the U.S. House in November.

Historic report on federal Indian boarding schools finds more than 400, including 3 in Pa.

By: - May 14, 2022

‘This has left lasting scars for all Indigenous people,’ Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland said.

McSwain tops latest fundraising among Pa. GOP governor candidates with $5M from one group

By: - May 11, 2022

The former federal prosecutor's campaign was boosted by a group that supports school choice.