health care

The Pa. House reconvenes on Monday; Here’s what lawmakers have on the table

BY: - April 23, 2023

One initiative with strong support on both sides of the aisle could test House Democrats' and Senate Republicans' willingness to collaborate.

The ceiling of the main Rotunda inside Pennsylvania’s Capitol building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

Roe’s reversal puts abortion access on the ballot in Pennsylvania

BY: - August 14, 2022

Abortion is legal up to 24 weeks of pregnancy in Pennsylvania, but there's no guarantee the law will stay that way


If not now, when will Pa. fully fund its intellectual disability system? | Opinion

BY: - February 10, 2022

The system is crumbling before our eyes. Gov. Wolf's budget falls short of addressing the crisis.

Racism is a public health crisis, health systems say

BY: - October 7, 2020

“Systemic racism results in generational trauma and poverty, while also unquestionably causing higher rates of illness and death in Black and Indigenous communities and communities of color,” the group said.

With abortion restrictions as potential poison pill, telemedicine bill awaits next move

BY: - November 23, 2019

The language apparently limiting access to medical abortions has raised concerns among abortion rights advocates and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf

‘Obnoxious’ Texas case could cost thousands in Pa. their health insurance, Pa. Sen. Casey warns

BY: - July 9, 2019

"They never had a back-up plan. They don't seem to give a damn if this coverage is ripped away," the Pennsylvania Democrat said during a conference call with home state reporters Tuesday.