Government & Politics

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.

The fight in a western Pa. special election heats up: Democrat Iovino, Republican Raja...

Things are getting nasty in the special election battle between Democrat Pam Iovino and Republican D.Raja in the special election fight for western Pennsylvania's open 37th Senate District seat.In an ad launched last week,...

Rep. Gene DiGirolamo is running for Bucks County Commissioner

After 24 years in the General Assembly, the southeastern moderate is looking at a career change.

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.

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.

Map: Pennsylvania Charter Day is Sunday. Here’s where you can celebrate for free

Charter Day celebrates when, in 1681, King Charles II of England gave William Penn a charter for land in the new world.That land (spoiler alert) became Pennsylvania.To celebrate the occasion, the State Museum in...

Opioid use is ‘waning’ in Pa. hotspots as other drugs rise in popularity, Drug...

One of Pennsylvania’s top drug watchdogs said Monday opioid use is showing signs of decline as other drugs appear more popular in hotspots across the state.“The notion of the opioid crisis is starting...

Falling Back: Rep. Russ Diamond wants to end Daylight Saving Time in Pennsylvania

A Lebanon County Republican wants Pennsylvania to fall back — or is it spring forward? — from the twice yearly time changes that have been the norm for the past century.State Rep. Russ Diamond...