Government & Politics

Pennsylvania voters support Wolf, remain lukewarm on Trump in new poll

A little more than three months into his second term, Pennsylvania’s careful and deliberative Democratic governor, Tom Wolf, is looking good to Keystone State voters.

Poll finds support for new gun laws rising among Pa. voters after brief decline

Pennsylvanians have strong views on guns, and a new poll finds that support for regulation is growing once more after falling from a five-year high last June.Forty-six percent of people who responded to...

Poll: 59 percent of Pennsylvania voters support legalizing recreational cannabis

As Lt. Gov. John Fetterman tours the state seeking input on recreational cannabis, a clear majority of Pennsylvania voters say in a new poll they support legalization.

Majority of Pennsylvania voters favor raising the minimum wage to $12 an hour, new...

A majority of Pennsylvania voters strongly or somewhat support Gov. Tom Wolf's call to raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour, a new poll from Franklin & Marshall College shows.

Poll: Pennsylvania voters strongly support nuclear energy as Legislature debates bailout

Lawmakers may be skeptical about a plan to keep the state’s nuclear power plants afloat, but a new poll has found it has broad public support despite its anticipated cost to consumers.

Free college? ‘Why not?’ Lawmakers, educators, and students rally at the Capitol

It's not clear how the state would pay for such an effort, however.

Senate committee advances bill to ban sale of vaping products to minors

Lawmakers split on another measure that would raise Pennsylvania’s minimum age to buy tobacco.

One-third of Pennsylvania counties taking action to replace voting systems by 2020

Counties across Pennsylvania are on track to replace their voting machines ahead of the 2020 primary elections, but some local officials still have concerns about how they’ll pay for them.Acting Secretary of State Kathy...