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‘We won’t stop until the job is done’: Activists, lawmakers call for passage of...

On the surface, Melissa Shusterman said, her brother-in-law had it all.He was successful in business. He was beloved in his community. His energy was boundless. But it still masked a deeper pain. A few...

We’re looking for answers to our biggest problems. Help us move #PaForward | Tuesday...

Help us look for evidence-based approaches to the state's most pressing policy questions.

Active shooter drills are traumatizing our children | Opinion

Just as schools should not be forced to abandon the drills, neither should they be required to have them. And let’s remember that when making districtwide policies, one size does not fit all.

If Wolf wants a win on his State Police fee, he has to change...

Wolf will have to get his hands dirty. There would have to be some give and take and compromises on both sides. But it could produce results.

Trump’s food stamps cuts will aggravate inequality: Is this the America we want? |...

The best way to cut reliance on food stamps is not to start dismantling the program but to require employers to pay a living wage.

They’re baaack: The 3 big challenges facing the General Assembly this fall | Monday...

So what does 39 days' worth of work look like? It's sprint, not a marathon.

Would an economic ‘Trump Slump’ doom his re-election? | Dick Polman

The economy meets the character issue. It's a start.

Toledo voters just gave legal rights to Lake Erie: That’s an important step toward...

Other countries have given lakes, rivers and other resources legal rights. This Ohio city is a test case on whether this approach can work in the U.S.

Pennsylvania doesn’t need to allow Sunday hunting. This is why | Opinion

By Vince PhillipsAs expected, a Sept. 10 House Game & Fisheries Committee hearing on whether to allow Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania showed strong contrasts between proponents and those seeking to preserve the status quo...

The right’s attack on Jemele Hill didn’t stray beyond the standard talking points |...

The Atlantic journalist's argument on behalf of historically Black colleges and universities didn't sit well with some white pundits. It wasn't for them.