Government & Politics

Environmental proponents to state Senate panel: Pa. needs better methane regulations

Panelists at a Senate Democratic Policy Committee hearing on Tuesday slammed the state’s proposed regulations on methane gas, and called on state lawmakers to let the Department of Environmental Protection exercise more regulatory authority.The...

At Lancaster hospital, Auditor General DePasquale says more investment in mental health necessary to...

On Tuesday, Eugene DePasquale highlighted his top suggestion inside the trauma bay at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital: expand access to mental health services and reduce the stigma.

State law taking effect Tuesday means Pa. won’t take your driver’s license away for...

The new law was the last-ever bill sponsored by former GOP state Rep. Rick Saccone.

Taking undocumented immigrants’ housing won’t help the ‘most vulnerable,’ Mr. President | John L....

The Trump administration is upping the ante in its war on undocumented immigrants with a new proposal to boot them from public housing -- all in the name of helping "the most vulnerable" Americans.But...

As legal pot efforts take hold across the country, opponents organize in Pennsylvania

On a gray Friday in early April, as Lt. Gov John Fetterman prepared to make two weekend stops on his recreational marijuana listening tour, dozens of conservatives gathered in suburban Harrisburg to learn about...

Lawmakers agreed to privatize free medical trips for Medicaid recipients last year. Now, some...

State lawmakers from rural Pennsylvania are pushing back on a privatization measure slipped into last year’s state budget that would affect transportation for at least 150,000 Medicaid recipients.

Congress, don’t crush my American Dream, pass the Dream and Promise Act | Opinion

Some 2.1 million Dreamers could be put on a pathway to citizenship through the legislation, according to published reports