Commentary

This is how state power regulators are making utilities account for the costs of...

States are folding the social and economic costs of burning fossil fuels into their electricity policies, giving utilities a financial incentive to reduce greenhouse emissions.

Equal Pay Day: Here’s how Pa.’s gender pay gap stacks up to the rest...

According to Census data, the median income for a woman working full-time is 80 percent of that earned by a man.

Is there a path forward on Medicaid work requirements that could help the poor...

In the wake of a judge’s ruling that Medicaid work requirements in two states are not legal, questions remain. The most pressing ones are about how to help low-income people, not punish them.

It’s not enough to update voting machines. Pa. needs to update its election law,...

Without some fixes, Pennsylvania’s elections could be the easiest target for foreign influence in 2020.

Net price calculators were supposed to make it easier to understand the cost of...

While net price calculators are meant to help students figure out how much a particular college will cost, a new study reveals that many colleges' calculators distort the true cost of attendance.

Pa. Attorney General Josh Shapiro: The Catholic church is ‘incapable of policing itself,’...

A little more than two years into his first term, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has hardly been idle.The Montgomery County Democrat gained national -- and international -- attention last year with the bombshell...

Cut cash assistance for the needy? What’s the worst that could happen? | Editorial...

The payments to some of Pennsylvania's neediest are on the line.