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.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - It's not enough for Pennsylvania governors to send out news releases when they are vetoing bills during a legislative adjournment, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday; they also have to issue formal public notices.
Politics can be a thankless gig but there's plenty that Pennsylvania pols can be thankful for this year. Including President Trump.
ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) - A Republican state lawmaker is expected to be released from a hospital, three days after suffering what's described as a moderate stroke.
Despite promises of such broad support from some in his party, Lt. Gov. Mike Stack's race to keep his seat, one that typically flies under the radar, is shaping up to be among the most intriguing if not compelling primary campaigns in Pennsylvania in 2018.
LOVE Park, formally called John F. Kennedy Plaza, will complement the Center City District's successful reimaging of Dilworth Plaza into Dilworth Park on the west side of City Hall. The skating rink is up and shops featuring products made in Philadelphia are already open
The number of minority students attending 'apartheid schools' in New Jersey, where 1 percent or less of the students are white, has nearly doubled since 1989.
A constitutional amendment opened the door to property tax reform in Pennsylvania, but no other state has succeeded in eliminating the tax.
Former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge is showing signs of improvement after a heart attack last week, and his family is "cautiously optimistic" that he will recover fully, his wife said Monday.
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) - A 33-year-old former federal prosecutor in Pittsburgh and Marine veteran from a political family became the Democratic nominee Sunday for next year's special election to complete the term of an anti-abortion Republican congressman who resigned in a scandal.
Former Gov. Ridge suffered a heart attack, his wife disclosed in her first public statements since his hospitalization. He was recovering in a Texas hospital.
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...