The event, in the Forum Auditorium, behind the state Capitol, focused on the legacy of "The Great Migration."
Pennsylvania's state House Speaker has fired the first shots of 2019's culture war, saying he plans to reintroduce a controversial bill that would ban abortions based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome, even though...
Welcome to The Numbers Racket, an occasional Capital-Star feature offering deep, but user-friendly, dives into some important data.
The legislation, nicknamed the Fairness Act, has never been brought up for a vote. This year could be different.
By Andy HooverElected officials and corrections administrators in Pennsylvania have been doing a bit of a victory lap after the recent announcement that our state prison population dropped by 1,000 people in 2018. On the...
In 298 career games against the Philadelphia Phillies, Roberto Clemente — baseball's first Latino star and a Pittsburgh Pirates great — slashed a .330 average against the cross-state rivals. That was his second best...
The delegation headed by House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer "will meet directly with immigrant advocates about the humanitarian situation as well as receive a border security briefing."
There is still no system to investigate sexual harassment complaints uniformly in the Pennsylvania General Assembly. Bipartisan lawmakers are floating proposals to change that.
The time is now to provide additional, sustained resources to help survivors weathering the storm both today and in the future.
As the draw up a new state budget for 2019-2020, Gov. Tom Wolf and the General Assembly need to hear the voices of all Pennsylvanians. Not just special interests.