With overdoses on the rise during the pandemic, Pa. law is moving in the wrong direction | Opinion
COVID-19 is exacerbating the opioid epidemic. Arrest is not the answer. Prosecution is not the answer. We need to do better.
What Pa.’s green lawmakers and environmentalists think of this year’s budget
A trend of environmental issues seemingly playing second fiddle to other state priorities continued in the latest budget, according to environmental advocates.
Pa. lawmakers are skeptical of a proposed nuclear rescue. Could more solar panels and wind turbines get the job done?
The plan by Rep. Thomas Mehaffie, R-Dauphin, would add the nuclear industry into the state’s existing alternative energy portfolio.
Taxing video games won’t be enough to keep Pa. schools safe, bipartisan legislators say
A suburban Philly lawmaker’s suggestion to furnish school safety dollars by taxing violent video games received a lot of press — with occasional blowback — this week. Bills from Rep. Chris Quinn, R-Delaware, would slap a 10 percent tax on all games rated M or higher to pay for school safety funding. According to the video […]