Criminal Justice

Convicted Penn State abuser Jerry Sandusky to be re-sentenced, report

Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky will be resentenced for his 2012 conviction on multiple counts of sexual abuse. But the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has rejected his request for a new trial.From Yahoo...

Wolf, lawmakers can’t forget the challenges facing the Pa. State Police | Opinion

By David Kennedy Pennsylvania State Troopers are working harder than ever before as our department continues to be stretched incredibly thin. Gov. Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania General Assembly have — and continue to provide —...

‘Pennsylvania must do better:’ Advocacy community splits on Wolf’s budget plan

Where you stand on the administration's proposal for the fiscal year that starts on July 1 largely depends on where you sit.

Wolf, lawmakers have to step up this budget season to help survivors of sexual...

The time is now to provide additional, sustained resources to help survivors weathering the storm both today and in the future.

Rep. Jake Wheatley thinks Pa. is ready for recreational pot – again

Even with Senate GOP leadership opposed and a decriminalization bill just receiving its first tentative vote last fall, Rep. Jake Wheatley sees reasons for optimism that this session could mean legal pot for Pennsylvania.

Can doctors and rising suicide rates convince Pa. lawmakers to act on guns?

When more than a dozen moderate Republican lawmakers lost their re-election bids in 2018, some advocates worried that the new makeup of Pennsylvania’s General Assembly could stymie legislation on progressive policy issues.As one of...

Wolf, lawmakers need to remember that local solutions are the key to fighting opioid...

State lawmakers and Gov. Tom Wolf have made tremendous strides, but local responses are best crafted by county leaders and their partners in communities across the state.

Pa. made progress on gun control in 2018. Here’s what has to happen next...

It’s in the single digits outside right now. but we all know it will warm up soon. And when it does, it will mark the rebirth, the reawakening of all manner of plant an...