Hbg, state officials vow to rebuild fire-ravaged Broad Street Market | Wednesday Morning Coffee
'The heart of our community was taken from us ... we will rebuild it,' Harrisburg Mayor Wanda Williams said.
10 things to know about Pennsylvania’s budget impasse
Gov. Josh Shapiro's spending plan is currently stuck in legislative limbo. Here's where things stand right now.
For Pa. Gov. Shapiro, a slightly more difficult bridge repair | Editorial Cartoon
The Democratic governor strained relations with the GOP-controlled Senate after he backed off support for a $100M school voucher plan.
Shapiro drops voucher plan to end impasse as Pa. House lawmakers return to session
House Democrats, who maintain a narrow majority in the lower chamber, have yet to act on a $45 billion budget sent by the Republican-controlled Senate ahead of the June 30 deadline.
Pa. collected $44.9B in taxes in 2022-23 budget year; edging projections | Wednesday Morning Coffee
The news comes as the Legislature, Pa. Gov. Shapiro try to unravel a budgetary knot.
Can Pa. Gov. Shapiro parlay popularity into a budget win? | Monday Morning Coffee
It’s not a bad time to be Gov. Josh Shapiro. The Democratic governor made national headlines last month when a collapsed portion of Interstate 95 in northeast Philadelphia reopened well ahead of schedule. That, in turn, prompted new speculation on whether the former two-term attorney general, former state lawmaker, and ex-Montgomery County commissioner, just seven months into his first term, might […]
Getting … stuff … done: A winning message for Dems in 2024 | Dick Polman
Results are always better than the MAGA sideshow. It's not a tough choice.
Pennsylvania budget deadline looms as debate over school vouchers continues
Disagreement over a proposal creating private school tuition vouchers for K-12 public school students has become central to budget talks.
Pa. gets disaster declaration for businesses impacted by Berks Co. chocolate factory explosion
The declaration allows the businesses to seek financial assistance, the Shapiro administration said in a statement.
Pa. is wrong to fund crisis pregnancy centers. There are 7.2M reasons why | Heather MacDonald
The funding is a smack in the face to Pennsylvania’s women.
Schmidt, Arkoosh, Browne officially take office as department secretaries
Al Schmidt, Val Arkoosh, and Pat Browne became secretaries of the state, human services, and revenue departments, respectively.
Pa.’s largest teachers union breaks with Shapiro over vouchers | Monday Morning Coffee
'Lifeline Scholarships' are a sticking point in this year's budget debate. What are they? Why do they matter?