Commentary

Wolf’s teacher pay raise plan is a dubious prescription | Opinion

Wolf’s proposed mandate is the state’s attempt to narrow its embarrassing teacher pay gap while failing to address its underlying causes.

Report: Pa. Supreme Court asked to find the fine line between a Facebook post...

There's a reason no one pokes people on Facebook anymore

5 ways life would be better if it were always daylight saving time |...

A Pennsylvania lawmaker has proposed ending daylight saving time in the Keystone State. A University of Washington scholar presents the counter-argument.

Pennsylvania needs cap-and-trade. Here’s how to do that | Opinion

An economy-wide cap-and-trade program would allow Pennsylvania to take a market-based approach to climate change and carbon emission reductions.

What do you do when the doctors oppose Medicare for All? | Tuesday Morning...

The debate is unfolding about as you'd expect it would.

From healthcare to guns, America has actual national emergencies. A border wall isn’t one...

Trump is a national emergency in his own right. But at least the deck chairs appear to be in order.

This proposal to simplify federal student loans deserves a look. Here’s why | Opinion

Addressing the loan repayment process, especially for subsidized federal student loans, is another step toward giving every student the opportunity to choose their best path forward.

The more the budget rhetoric changes, the more it stays the same | Opinion

In 1969, former Gov. Raymond P. Shafer called for 'truth in spending' in his budget address to the General Assembly.