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Pa.’s Casey, Toomey vote for historic $2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package

The U.S. House is expected to vote Friday on the bill, which would send $1,200 checks to nearly every American home in hopes of jump-starting the economy.

COVID-19 in Philly: Officials consider using force to quarantine individuals who get coronavirus, but...

The administration was reviewing its legal options to determine how to respond to individuals who test positive for the virus but refuse to be quarantined.

COVID-19 in W. Pa: Allegheny County Council gets bill to release more inmates from...

At-large Councilmember Bethany Hallam and colleague Olivia Bennett introduced legislation Tuesday that would authorize the release of some jail inmates.

Congress members from Philly, Pittsburgh want $150M bailout for SEPTA

In a letter to Congressional leaders, the lawmakers said Pa.'s mass transit agencies are a vital link during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A few thoughts on Ezra Klein’s new book. This is the real reason we’re...

Ezra Klein, the editor-at-large and co-founder of of the online news and culture site, Vox, has written a timely book about America’s polarization: Why We’re Polarized. He aims to explain how we came to this...

Pittsburgh is redefining what it means to grow old. Pennsylvania needs to follow suit...

Our elected officials at the state level must take a closer look at the success of Age-Friendly Greater Pittsburgh and recognize the need for similar conversations to occur in more communities.

‘Viva la Republica Dominicana!’ Capitol celebrates Dominican Independence

Attendees waved Dominican flags, sporting the flag's colors in their festive wardrobe and danced in recognition of the day. 

‘Long on aspirations, short on details’: Pa. Republicans set tough path for Wolf’s 2020...

It didn’t take long for Republican leaders in Pennsylvania’s General Assembly on Tuesday to sum up their thoughts on Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s $36 billion budget proposal. “This budget is about more spending, more taxes,...

U.S. House Dems make their final pitch for ousting Trump: ‘He will do it...

U.S. House Democrats on Monday made their closing arguments for removing President Donald Trump from office, insisting that leaving him in the White House guarantees he’ll cheat in the 2020 presidential election. 

Pennsylvanians believe access is key to gov’t transparency; F&M poll shows | The Numbers...

A majority of Pennsylvanians believe it is their right as citizens to obtain government information with few restrictions, a new Franklin & Marshall poll concluded.