Commentary

So that’s what happened to all that Pa. Turnpike cash | Editorial Cartoon

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale has said Pennsylvania's toll highway is headed for bankruptcy. Here's one theory why that's happened.

America got schooled by New Zealand on gun control. We’re out of excuses now...

While there are far fewer impediments, lawmakers in New Zealand were able to muster the will to work across party lines to pass an assault weapons ban. America can do the same thing if it really wants to.

A new Pew poll finds Americans in a bad mood about, well, everything |...

On the upside, at least there aren't any Visigoths at the gate.

We need more teachers of color, so why do we use tests that keep...

Despite the known benefits of black students having black teachers, teacher license exams often stand in the way – even though they don't predict which teachers will be effective, a scholar says.

The U.S. Supreme Court should super-charge state attacks on gerrymandering | Opinion

This is the year to unrig the system to make redistricting fair and equitable to all Pennsylvanians.

Wolf will sign expanded pension forfeiture legislation. But why stop there? | Thursday Morning...

Picking the low-hanging fruit is better than picking none at all.

Three Mile Island, 40 years later: It was Gov. Dick Thornburgh’s defining moment –...

Forty years later, while we look back on Thornburgh’s performance with pride and reassurance, we are again confronted with questions about the future of the nuclear industry.

New poll shows support for Wolf’s teacher minimum wage hike | Wednesday Morning Coffee

In polling, as in life, it's safe to say you get what you pay for.

This is why some counties are powerhouses for innovation – and others are not...

When it comes to innovation, Santa Clara County, Calif. is way ahead of the rest of the US. Between 2000 and 2015, more than 140,000 patents were granted there – triple the number of the next-ranked county.