One nation under who? The Pa. House’s ‘In God We Trust’ bill raises questions | John L. Micek
"In God We Trust" legislation overreaches and leads one lawmaker, Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta, to question why it's even needed.
Pa. Senate Democrats’ top campaign staffer suspended in the wake of sexual harassment complaint
David Marshall, executive director of the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Campaign Committee, denies the allegation.
Ukraine scandal: If allegations are true Trump committed an impeachable offense, Pa. Rep. Houlahan says
‘This flagrant disregard for the law cannot stand,' the suburban Philadelphia Democrat said, joining six of her House colleagues.
Lawsuit: Cheyney raided, misused scholarship federal funds as accreditation decision looms
Nicole Rayfield, of Glenolden, says she warned university administrators about their actions, and they fired her in retaliation.
Report: Pa. has the 5th worst roads in the entire country | Tuesday Morning Coffee
Pa's bad roads cost every Pennsylvania driver $610 each. That's the 9th-highest in the nation, according to a new report.
Mass shootings dominate reporting on gun violence. Here’s what we need to talk about instead
Survivors are already making positive changes in their local communities and at the state and federal levels. We need to elevate those voices.
Pa.’s ‘Safe2Say’ program is really something to talk about | Opinion
Recently released data demonstrates program’s value as a comprehensive touchstone for reporting varying types of potential security issues.
Feds: Bucks, Montgomery counties tapped for PFAS exposure study
Officials warned the study won’t be large enough to “effectively evaluate the relationship between PFAS exposure and cancer."
Seniors, people with disabilities would be ‘disproportionately’ hurt by Trump’s food stamp change, Wolf admin says
A change in food stamp eligibility proposed by the Trump administration would “disproportionately” hurt seniors and people with disabilities in Pennsylvania, two top Wolf administration officials said Monday. More than 200,000 people would be affected by the change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, according to a letter from Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller and […]
Pa. House committee will vote on mandatory minimums for gun crimes, much to Democrats’ chagrin
On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee will consider a package of 12 firearms or violence-related bills.
Diaper Need Awareness Week draws attention to a ‘silent crisis’
Every month, the Healthy Steps Diaper Bank in Dauphin County distributes more than 25,000 diapers to nonprofits in Central Pennsylvania. Those diapers then ensure that more than 400 babies and toddlers in four counties are “clean, dry, and healthy,” Executive Director Amanda Barnes said. Those three words — clean, dry, and healthy — are a […]
A Pa. House Committee is voting on an ‘In God We Trust’ bill. Because, of course | Monday Morning Coffee
This is why we can't have nice things.