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In first year of medical marijuana, 80,000+ Pennsylvanians toked their medicine

Pennsylvania' medical marijuana industry has provided 83,000 people with 600,000 individual dispensations in its first year active — an average of a little more than seven pick ups per person.Passed in 2016, the program...

As work for welfare battle continues, Wolf admin will put a new spin on...

As legislative Republicans again push to require work for welfare benefits, the Wolf administration is redesigning ineffective job training for the state’s poorest parents.Gov. Tom Wolf and his administration are strongly opposed to adding...

GOP’s Down syndrome bill is a reminder that states are the battleground over abortion...

The invasive bill that Klunk and Turzai want to forcibly deliver into law is most likely unconstitutional, practically unenforceable, and undeniably hypocritical.

Pennsylvania Supreme Court delays malpractice rule change

In a letter to House Republican leadership, state Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas Saylor said Thursday the court was delaying a change in state rules over where medical malpractice lawsuits can be filed.The proposed...

New report: Pa’s public health outcomes ‘generally lag’ the rest of the U.S. |...

Step slowly away from the cheesesteak and no one will get hurt.

Pa. House Speaker Mike Turzai will reintroduce Down syndrome abortion ban bill

Pennsylvania's state House Speaker has fired the first shots of 2019's culture war, saying he plans to reintroduce a controversial bill that would ban abortions based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome, even though...

Medicare for all? It’s not a matter of ‘whether’ we’ll have it, but ‘when’...

It is simply no longer viable or morally acceptable for millions of hard-working Americans to have to endure the fear and reality of being crushed by the worry of medical bills, debt, death and bankruptcy.

On the agenda for Pennsylvania’s DSA-backed freshmen: small steps toward a larger progressive vision

Elizabeth Fiedler may be new to Harrisburg, but she’s well aware of the math equation that powers Pennsylvania’s capital.In the 253-member General Assembly, Republicans outnumber Democrats 110-91 in the House and 26-21 in the...

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman offers ‘safe space’ for opinions on legalizing marijuana

It was the opening night of a listening tour that will take Gov. Tom Wolf's No. 2 all over Pennsylvania.

Suburban Philly lawmaker’s bill would require schools to teach students about dating violence

A Montgomery County lawmaker is hoping the second time's the charm on bill that would require Pennsylvania high schools to teach "dating violence" education to their students.In a 'Dear Colleague' memo sent out late last...