The exterior of the Pennsylvania state Capitol on March 7, 2023 (Photo by Amanda Mustard for the Pennsylvania Capital-Star).

Pa. is still without a final budget. What does the impasse mean for state, county programs?

BY: and - July 14, 2023

Here’s what to know about the impasse and what a late budget means for Pennsylvania programs:

Lawmakers question Pa. Corrections Department head on inmate health and safety

BY: - March 30, 2023

Lawmakers questioned the head of Pennsylvania’s prison system about inmate welfare and safety in a state House Appropriations Committee hearing Thursday on the Department of Corrections’ $2.9 billion budget proposal. Acting Department of Corrections Secretary Laurel Harry told members of the committee that prison populations are the lowest level since 2001, and the department has […]

Pennsylvania Capitol Building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

Pa. House presents impeachment articles to Senate; trial could begin in January

BY: - November 30, 2022

The impeachment trial is slated to begin on Jan. 18, 2023.