Abortion

Politics

Pennsylvania politicians react to SCOTUS ruling on abortion

The Supreme Court ruling striking down Roe v. Wade prompted a range of thoughts on abortion policy in America

Abortion

Policy

Post-Roe Pennsylvania: How we got here and what could happen next

State political leaders are split over the impacts of the decision.

Congress

Policy

Toomey, Senate colleagues applauded for bipartisan effort addressing gun violence

Pat Toomey was among the Republicans who worked behind closed doors to get the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act through the Senate.

Opinion

Opinion

On his birthday, reflecting on the legacy of Gov. Milton Shapp

In an op-ed, Ari Mittleman remembers the 40th governor of Pennsylvania as an optimist, innovator and bold policymaker.

Business

Policy

House Democrats pitch bills to take on price-fixing and price-gouging

‘The act of price gouging is unpatriotic and it needs to be called out,’ said one lawmaker

Budget

Policy

Philadelphia’s $5.8 billion budget by the numbers

Final approval of the city’s budget includes increased spending for police, anti-violence programs and property tax relief

Education

Policy

Members of the LGBTQ community denounce new, so-called ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bills

Two GOP-backed bills aimed at giving parents control over when their kids learn about sexual orientation is drawing ire

Capitol Beat

Policy

GOP effort to expand poll watcher access advances in state House

Legislation from state Sen. Doug Mastriano would allow poll watchers to travel to any precinct in the state.

From the Editor

Opinion

Editor’s Note: Trump’s meddling in Pennsylvania’s election demands a redress

The mountain of evidence against the former president and allies needs to be met with an indictment.

Campaigns & Elections

Politics

Pennsylvania Democrats to choose next party chair at Gettysburg meeting

Gerald Lawrence and Sharif Street are running to be the Pennsylvania Democratic Party’s next leader.

Labor

Politics

Shapiro picks up big endorsement from statewide firefighters union

The Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association said Shapiro will stand up for union rights

Public Safety

Policy

Fang mail: Pennsylvania ranked fourth among states in the number of dog attacks on postal workers

USPS report shows more than 5,4000 mail carriers nationwide were wounded by canines last year.

Health Care

Policy

Casey, Houlahan call on Congress to address rising health care costs

The Democratic lawmakers joined advocates pushing for further investments in care and reductions in health care costs

Dr. Mehmet Oz

Politics

Dr. Oz draws a contrast with John Fetterman as he pivots to the general election

To a large audience, Oz promised to support conservative policies in Washington.

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