Commentary

This budget season, Pa. needs to step up its support for seniors in nursing...

In 15 years, the commonwealth has averaged an annual increase of barely 1 percent in Medicaid funding.

Wolf: ‘We’re all trying to figure out what are the things that ought to...

Your end-of-week guide to where things stand on the budget debate - from one point of view.

D-Day 75th Anniversary: A long, thin line of personal anguish | Ernie Pyle

This is the strewn personal gear, gear that will never be needed again, of those who fought and died to give us our entrance into Europe.

‘It leaves a hole in my heart’: This mom and activist is calling for...

Wednesday provided a vivid reminder that not only are some in the Capitol not on the same page, they're not even reading the same book.

The fight over opioids isn’t going away – but these 2 bills are encouraging...

The bills approved by a pair of Senate committees are forward motion at least

D-Day 75th Anniversary: The horrible waste of war | Ernie Pyle

(Editor's Note: In conjunction with the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association, the Capital-Star is reprinting the timeless work of World War II correspondent Ernie Pyle. Over the next three days, we'll be running a selection of...

Pa.’s ‘have not’ school districts are falling farther behind. Lawmakers, Wolf need to close...

Have-not districts are facing ongoing and permanent deficits as expenditure growth continues to outstrip increases in state support. The consequences of these deficits are grim.

From defense to offense: The new politics of abortion | E. Fletcher McClellan

If Roe v Wade is reversed and abortion policy is left to the states again, a tsunami of outrage will be unleashed.

At Harrisburg talent show, Capital City youth ‘shoot for their dreams’ | Anwar Curtis

It's often said that today's youth don't have enough outlets to express themselves or to find the happiness that they're looking for. I guess that all depends on where you're looking.

Rep. Summer Lee backed a bunch of primary winners. That’s a big deal. Here’s...

The House's DSA lawmakers are doing very mainstream stuff. It's working.