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Pa. environmental board will vet proposed rules restricting potent greenhouse gas emissions

Three years after they were first announced, new regulations restricting methane emissions from existing natural gas wells will get a hearing before a statewide...

Full House: David Rowe sworn in, bringing chamber to full complement

Rowe will succeed former state representative Fred Keller, who now represents the 12th district in Congress.

On Sept. 18 and 25, Pennsylvanians can pick up free naloxone at 87 sites...

The anti-overdose drug, key to fighting the opioid epidemic, has saved more than 25,000 lives statewide, Gov. Tom Wolf's office said.

‘The biggest way to make a difference is to vote’: Latinx leaders tout clout,...

"No one will be elected governor of Pennsylvania or president of the United States without the Latino vote," one officials said during Monday's event.

That vaping? It’ll kill ya | Editorial Cartoon

After a series of mysterious deaths, the federal government announced this week that it was moving to ban flavorings for eCigarettes.

Pennsylvania’s protections for public-sector workers are more than 60 years old. Unions are pushing...

A bill sponsored by Rep. Pat Harkins, D-Erie, aims to ensure better enforcement of safety protections in public-sector workplaces like school districts and transit authorities.

From town halls to police cruisers, here’s how 10 Pa. municipalities plan to reduce...

The Gun Violence Reduction Fund helps municipalities implement community- and evidence-based violence prevention programs.

Who should determine how much booze costs in Pennsylvania: a formula or the liquor...

A practice known as flexible pricing is still unpopular with liquor producers.

‘This is 100 percent preventable:’ Public health advocates, lawmakers warn of risks of Fetal...

There's no safe amount of alcohol to consume during pregnancy, advocates and public health experts said during a Monday news conference.

Starting Sept. 16, Pennsylvanians can apply for absentee ballots online

Currently, you must apply by mail or in person.