Government & Politics

Final report into harassment claims finds Leach did not violate federal law as leadership...

Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa, D-Allegheny, is again calling on state Sen. Daylin Leach to resign.

Report: Low level drug prosecutions in Pittsburgh are drowning people in debt | Thursday...

In 2017, Democratic Allegheny County DA Steve Zappala slapped more than $2M in fees on those who can least afford it. That defies trends

In first hearing in 3 years, activists agree Pa. redistricting needs a fix. They...

A standing-room-only session revealed differences over the fine details of a plan to draw non-partisan maps that everyone agrees are fair.

Philly authorities accuse contractor of using fake companies to sidestep minority-owned business rules

The investigation sends a powerful message to businesses tempted to abuse the rules, Philadelphia City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart said Wednesday.

New report: Pa. lags all but one of its neighbors in diversity | Wednesday...

Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers.Thanks, in large part, to an exploding Hispanic population, Pennsylvania is growing ever more diverse. But as a new report shows, the state still has some ground to make up...

Philly anti-gun violence activists call on Pa. Sen Toomey to get stronger background checks...

Activists prodded called on Toomey to urge his colleagues to take action on the background checks bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Christopher Murphy, D-Conn.

I’m a Pa. veteran. We need an ERPO law to fight the epidemic...

On average, 20 veterans die by suicide every single day in America. And Pa’s service veteran suicide rate is consistently higher than the national numbers.

In Philly, 2020 Dems make their pitch to union workers

The pitch to working voters underscored the importance of Pennsylvnaia as a must-win state for Democrats in the 2020 presidential campaign.

Full House: David Rowe sworn in, bringing chamber to full complement

Rowe will succeed former state representative Fred Keller, who now represents the 12th district in Congress.

‘We won’t stop until the job is done’: Activists, lawmakers call for passage of...

On the surface, Melissa Shusterman said, her brother-in-law had it all.He was successful in business. He was beloved in his community. His energy was boundless. But it still masked a deeper pain. A few...