Pa. House approves bill extending PFAs to pets, animal companions | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 11, 2023

Pets play 'an essential role in offering comfort' to people experiencing abuse, the bill's sponsors said

A state liquor store front in Harrisburg (Capital-Star photo by Elizabeth Hardison).

The latest push for liquor privatization is a glass half-empty. Here’s why | Opinion

BY: - February 18, 2022

We agree that Pa. should get out of the state-run booze business. But the latest proposal needs some work.

More staff needed to end Pa. unemployment delays, L&I head tells lawmakers

BY: - March 2, 2021

The demand for their help won’t be disappearing soon. Officials say about 500,000 of the jobs lost from during the pandemic appear permanent.

Pa. House GOP pushes measure to restrict Wolf emergency response, remake judiciary

BY: - January 13, 2021

The Republican-controlled Pennsylvania House advanced two constitutional amendments Tuesday that would address their long simmering balance of power grievances.

Capitol siege lays bare GOP electoral misinformation in Harrisburg

BY: and - January 10, 2021

“I do believe words have consequences,” Republican state Rep. Natalie Mihalek, of Washington County, told the Capital-Star. “And those consequences were on full display” at the U.S. Capitol.