Government & Politics

COVID-19 in Pa.: Wolf asks Trump for federal ‘major disaster declaration’

Trump has granted similar requests by at least three other states in the past 24 hours: Colorado, Massachusetts and Michigan.

Will Pittsburgh-Ukraine connection yield results Trump wants? ‘It’s a double-edged sword’

The designation of the U.S. attorney’s office in Pittsburgh as the inflection point for the Trump administration’s ongoing interest in Ukraine results from a convergence of national and local politics

What will Pa. get from federal COVID-19 stimulus? According to Wolf, it’s too early...

In Pennsylvania, leaders and elected officials are still discerning how that money will be allocated and what form the disbursements will take.

W.Pa. House candidate will stay on the primary ballot, state court judge rules

State House hopeful Heather Kass needed 300 signatures to stay on the spring ballot A judge ruled that 306 of them were valid.

Pa. Congressman Mike Kelly says he’s tested positive for COVID-19

In a statement, Kelly's office said the northwestern Pennsylvania Republican began experiencing flu-like symptoms earlier this week.

Coronavirus cases in every Philly ZIP code; city to use Liacouras Center to treat...

City officials reported the first case of an inmate testing positive for the novel coronavirus. Additional inmates were in quarantine.

Wolf vetoes multi-million methane tax credit, gas allies push for override

This story was updated at 1:48 pm with additional information.Gov. Tom Wolf has vetoed a multi-million dollar tax credit for petrochemical manufacturing.Wolf had promised the veto in early February as the bill passed the...

Philly caseworkers take leave, DHS closes offices after COVID-19 diagnoses

This story was updated at 1:26 pm with additional information on the Elmwood office and 2:52 pm with additional information.Workers at two state Department of Human Services offices in Philadelphia who were ordered to...

COVID-19 in Pa: Wolf signs bill moving Pa. presidential primary to June 2

In addition to moving the date of this year’s primary election, the bill allows counties to begin processing and tabulating mail ballots beginning at 7 a.m. on Election Day, rather than after the polls close at 8 p.m.