Government & Politics

Why states and cities should stop handing out billions in economic incentives to companies...

These investments rarely turn out the way they're intended - and taxpayers get left holding the bag.

Warren, Dem 2020 hopefuls make their pitch at Philly’s Netroots Nation

At least they agreed on this much: Donald Trump has to go in 2020.

Pa. can’t rely on Washington to fix surprise spikes in medical bills | Opinion

Not surprisingly, these unexpected bills are one of the few remaining issues that have been condemned by members of both parties.

Republicans emphasize unity, 2020 as they tap Tabas as new state party chair

During an hour-long session in a hotel ballroom, Republican activists tapped Lawrence Tabas, a well-known Philadelphia elections attorney and long-serving party general counsel, as their new chairman.

Some warning labels we’d like to see | Editorial Cartoon

State System Universities announced a tuition freeze this week, the first in two decades. But students are still graduating with crippling debt,

In Philly for NetRoots Nation, AG Shapiro faces protesters upset over Philly gun law...

Shapiro was speaking alongside Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and Delaware Attorney General on Day 2 of this year's NetRoots Nation conference when an audience member seized the microphone jumped in to pointedly question the Montgomery County Democrat about the law.

U.S. Rep. John Joyce, AOC spar on House floor over immigration provision in defense...

The New York Democrat wanted to bar the executive branch from deploying troops on the southern border to enforce immigration law.

How a controversial gun crime provision passed under the noses of Philadelphia’s lawmakers

State House Democrats are expressing frustration with the communication breakdown that left them in the dark about concerns from progressive Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner over a bill passed during the final, frenzied hours...

Pension bill that could help thousands of Acme grocery workers clears U.S. House Committee...

The rebranded 'Butch Lewis Act' is facing heavy fire from the right.