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Builders back changes to 10-year tax break as Philly City Council mulls next steps

Without an abatement to blunt sky-high high building costs, the city’s building boom would bust, an advocate for the building industry says

As Mueller appears before Congress, Pa. Rep. Dean says ‘I will not shrink back’...

WASHINGTON -- Former special counsel Robert Mueller told lawmakers Wednesday that his investigation did not “completely and totally exonerate” President Trump of obstructing justice, contrary to what the president has claimed. In the first of...

Pittsburgh scored a win with paid sick leave. States across the country are trying...

Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers.There's no doubt about it: City officials in Pittsburgh scored a massive win Wednesday when the state Supreme Court ruled the Steel City can require private employers to provide paid sick...

There are now three (!) state-sanctioned ice cream trails in Pennsylvania

I scream, you scream. But we should stop screaming and just eat some ice cream.

Pa. state senator introduces another bill to ban abortion based on Down syndrome diagnosis

A Republican state senator from Lancaster County has introduced legislation that would prohibit abortion based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome, just one week after a similar measure passed through the state House.A bill...

Mother’s Day 2019: A psychologist explains why Mom is the mother of all heroes...

A good mother feeds you, protects you, loves you, helps you connect with others and encourages you to become your best self.

Bipartisan senators want a ‘lead free environment’ for Pa.’s children

Almost every child in Pennsylvania could potentially encounter toxic lead in their homes, day cares, schools, or public water supplies, a report commissioned by the Joint State Government Commission found.That’s why a group of...

Calcium-munching bacteria could be a secret weapon against road salt eating away at concrete...

Patching concrete sidewalks, roads and bridges after every season of snow and ice is expensive. A team of engineers is now testing a new approach harnessing bacteria to patch the potholes and cracks.

Why does the Pa. Legislature begin sessions with prayer? Experts say it’s more than...

When a member of Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives gave a fiery Christian prayer before the chamber welcomed a new Muslim lawmaker on Monday, critics were quick to denounce it as Islamophobic and unconstitutional.In a...

Picking candidates for special elections can be a covert and complicated process. A state...

By primary day in May, Pennsylvania will have seen more special elections than months in 2019.