Fixing the state's dysfunctional government requires changing some of the fundamentals. A constitutional convention can make that happen.
Pat Halpin-Murphy leads the PA Breast Cancer Coalition - and the push to make the state a national leader in the crusade against breast cancer.
Philadelphia's controversial soda tax didn't go down well at a state Senate hearing that some see as a warm-up to an effort at repeal.
Accomplished Pittsburgh lawyer Laura Ellsworth joins the race to lead a state known for "man's world" politics.
Tuition aid for Pennsylvania in-state students is caught up in the budget impasse and adding to higher education woes.
With state finances still in shambles, Gov. Wolf is adding a new wrinkle to the process: says he'll fix the budget all by himself.
As if managed by a national director, political response to mass shootings has become a matter of rote reaction.
"It boggles the mind how dysfunctional this process is," says Philly Rep. Chris Rabb in our third of four planned columns on his first year in Harrisburg.
Russian hackers, fraud searchers and ineligible Philly voters keep the controversies of Election 2016 alive.
Montco Rep. Kate Harper candidly dishes on the woes of Harrisburg - and even suggests it might be time for a coup.
Pittsburgh Republican Paul Mango is up on TV with very early ads for a race still a long way off.
It's past time for state leaders to act like leaders and fix state finances.
Efforts to make politics better continue to stall in the legislature.
With the state's finances a total mess, maybe some wild ideas can help.
U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta's official entry into the U.S. Senate race challenges political history. Will it make history of its own?
State Rep. Rick Saccone is bringing an unusual resume to the race for U.S. Senate.
Decisions regarding Frank Rizzo's statue really need to be thought through.
With state finances in dire straits, lawmakers focus on groceries.
The president's response to Charlottesville has ongoing consequences, but it is uncertain where they lead.
In the wake of hate-caused violence in Virginia, there are calls for a stronger hate-crimes law in Pennsylvania.