Updated: 2023-04-05 13:57:40
Latest by Sam Dunklau
March 31, 2023 | 10:38 AM
Plan to improve Pennsylvania’s voting and licensing databases met with skepticism
House and Senate lawmakers crafting next year’s state budget are questioning whether a multi-million dollar funding increase will help the Department of State finish plans to replace those systems
March 29, 2023 | 8:26 AM
Pa.’s Task Force 1 search-and-rescue team helped recover West Reading factory explosion victims
March 23, 2023 | 8:45 PM
Josh Shapiro urges support for $2,500 tax credit for new Pa. cops
The credit, which Shapiro’s office estimates would cost $25 million per year if approved, is one of several bids to fill municipal department vacancies.
Updated: 2023-03-22 19:17:36
Early Pa. state budget talks reveal a potential sticking point: how much to give colleges and universities
Gov. Josh Shapiro is asking for a $60 million increase for higher education schools, but some lawmakers disagree about which schools should get more funding.
March 16, 2023 | 6:06 PM
Harrisburg pays off multi-million dollar bond insurance debt
March 15, 2023 | 2:00 PM
Sen. Bob Casey has faith Sen. John Fetterman can keep serving Pennsylvania
While celebrating a federal grant that will pay for upgrades at Harrisburg International Airport, Casey said he’s confident Fetterman can still perform Senate duties from the hospital
Updated: 2023-03-10 11:16:23
Pennsylvania counties see potential mental health funding boost as a “down payment”
Advocates and service providers fear a proposed $20 million funding increase for community mental health services would not go far enough.
March 6, 2023 | 7:01 PM
Pennsylvania House speaker Joanna McClinton responds to harassment allegations against fellow Democrat Mike Zabel
The allegations are roiling an already fragile House Democratic majority, and are the first major test of McClinton’s speakership