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House Republicans ponder rider cutting funding to Pitt to prevent fetal tissue research

As part of budget negotiations, Republicans are considering whether to add language that would cut state funding to the University of Pittsburgh if it...

Pa. Senate Democrats ask Wolf for disaster declaration to fight gun violence

In the face of legislative inaction on gun control, Democrats in the state Senate have asked Gov. Tom Wolf for a statewide disaster declaration...

Budget votes start Monday. What could possibly go wrong? | Editorial Cartoon

Gov. Tom Wolf is looking for a $12/hr minimum wage starting in July and then $15 by 2025. Republicans don't want it. Will it blow up the budget?

Senate approves York Co. lawmaker’s bill expanding access to opioid anti-overdose drugs

The state Senate on Wednesday gave its unanimous approval to legislation allowing first-responders, including EMS workers, to leave a dose of the overdose-reversal drug...

DePasquale launches audit of State Police’s instant background check system for gun purchases

As Philadelphia grapples with escalating gun violence, the state's fiscal watchdog says he's wants to make sure the system to keep weapons out of...

Affordable housing bill unanimously clears key Senate committee hurdle

A bill that expands the state's affordable housing trust fund passed a Senate committee unanimously Wednesday.

Pa. Senate panel advances bill to beef up ban on snow-topped cars

A state Senate panel has advanced legislation beefing up an already-existing state law that allows police to fine drivers who don't speedily clear snow...

Gov. Wolf renews Pa.’s opioid disaster declaration for the sixth time

Gov. Tom Wolf on Friday renewed Pennsylvania's opioid disaster declaration for the sixth time, giving the state more leeway to combat the addiction crisis.The...

So what’s happening with Daylin Leach’s political support anyway? | Editorial Cartoon

Facing allegations of sexual misconduct, the Montgomery County Democrat is ignoring mounting calls for his resignation.

Republicans pick Lewisburg businessman to run for House seat formerly held by Rep. Fred...

Democrats will name their candidate next Thursday, June 20, according to Pennsylvania Democratic Party spokesperson Brandon Cwalina.