Commentary

New report calls for ‘comprehensive’ fight against Pa.’s other public health crisis: Suicide |...

“We need to study all factors that lead to suicide because treating the disease is both challenging and difficult,” top lawmaker says.

Let’s not turn back the clock on affordable health care in Pa. | Opinion

Call your local lawmaker and tell them to support a House Democrat's proposal to protect those with pre-existing conditions.

‘We’re all gonna do great things’: New Allegheny County Council member Bethany Hallam looks...

A new partnership with the Pittsburgh Current starts with a Q&A with the newest member of Allegheny County Council, Bethany Hallam.

Why we need to jump-start Pa.’s ‘stalled’ investment in early childhood care and education...

Imagine what Pennsylvania could be if every child got the right start as a little one. Pennsylvania’s young children and their families deserve better. 

Pa. House lawmakers introduced 12 non-binding resolutions in 7 hours on Monday. Why? |...

Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers.Late last year, our colleagues at the investigative news outlet SpotlightPA set tempers in the General Assembly alight when they pointed out that, in addition to being large, unwieldy and expensive, Pennsylvania's...

It’s time to end Pa’s outrageous practice of non-consensual, unnecessary pelvic exams | Opinion

Right now in Pennsylvania, doctors and medical students can perform invasive, unnecessary, physical exams on unconscious patients without their consent.

High-priced specialty drugs: Exposing the flaws in the system | Opinion

High prescription drug costs are a widespread concern. For patients who need specialty drugs, though, the problem is even worse.

National polls say one thing, but Pa. focus group backs Trump on Iran, report...

Another reminder that the path to the White House runs through the Keystone State.

Michael Corleone could teach Trump a thing or two about Iran | Dick Polman

If Trump was not a husk of a human ruled by petty pique, he would understand the wisdom of entrapping a foe via international engagement.

Forget about selfies and social media. We need organic growth in Pa.’s LGBTQ community...

I know we can create change because I’ve seen us do incredible things. But it has to be face-to-face. We have to show up.