To pay its bills Pennsylvania is counting on a historic gambling expansion. It has become a national leader in reliance on so-called sin taxes.
Gov. Ridge suffered a heart attack.
Jurors deadlocked on the corruption trial of Sen. Bob Menendez, leaving bribery charges against him unresolved and the New Jersey Democrat secure in his seat for now - dashing Republican hopes of boosting their Senate majority. As prosecutors decide whether to retry the case Menendez will hang onto a...
"While you can make a difference in the legislature, you can't fully change things, fully reform things, if you aren't in the governor's pulpit," Pa. House Speaker Mike Turzai says, as he prepares his run for governor.
House Republicans hope to pass their tax overhaul plan Thursday, and Philadelphia-area representatives in competitive districts are mostly on board with it, even though it would trim tax breaks popular in the region.
Amid a wave of high-profile sexual harassment cases across the nation, a group of Pennsylvania senators on Wednesday unveiled legislation seeking to ban nondisclosure agreements in cases involving sexual harassment and assault.
You have to wonder if these victims with very old tickets even knew they were vulnerable to the boot. The Parking Authority should prove it has reached the drivers and explained the consequences of not paying tickets.
Capitol insiders had speculated for months about whether Turzai, a conservative Republican from Allegheny County, would run for governor.
A historically troubled office should prompt the city's civic reformers to pressure Mayor Kenney and City Council to pose a charter change question to voters to abolish the office.
The mayor of Braddock has drawn national media attention for his efforts to revitalize the small town near Pittsburgh and for his 2016 run for the U.S. Senate. On Tuesday, he is expected to announce a challenge to Lt. Gov. Mike Stack.
Mayor Kenney, who has been focused on improving education in the city, said the higher graduation rates were especially gratifying given the budget gaps the district has struggled with.
If support for Trump has slipped in rural America, Denny Wolff , a dairy farmer from Pennsylvania's 11th Congressional District, thinks he can win a House seat by drawing in Democrats who voted outside the party in 2016. His main argument is he's one of the people: "I know what they face every day."...