HARRISBURG — Hundreds of top elected and appointed officials in Pennsylvania state government are about to receive pay raises, thanks to an automatic, annual cost-of-living adjustment.
HARRISBURG — After warnings from his team about Pennsylvania’s nearly $2 billion projected shortfall, governor-elect Tom Wolf says he still plans to push to increase education funding next year, but the newly elected Democrat acknowledges the end result will depend on negotiations with the General Assembly, which even larger Republican majorities will control in January.
A long-shot Pittsburgh mayoral candidate was re-sentenced for a 2013 neighborhood dispute and will head home to his wife and children, a judge decided this morning.
Facing a head-on attack Wednesday from a city council member and concerns from a union leader, Mayor Bill Peduto’s top deputy defended the mayor’s plan to move the Bureau of Building Inspection out of the Department of Public Safety and “elevate” it into its own agency.
It’s not suicide.
Mayor Bill Peduto said he realized Monday night the same thing many Pittsburghers probably noticed.
HARRISBURG -- Some of the pornographic emails that were exchanged among state government officials in a scandal that has claimed some of their jobs involved children and violent sexual acts against women, the state attorney general said Tuesday.
The education task force convened this year by Mayor Bill Peduto and Pittsburgh City Council will become an ongoing city commission despite what critics contended was a lack of focus and objectives that prevented it from accomplishing much since it was assembled in June.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Attorney General Kathleen Kane confirmed Monday that she was testifying before a grand jury investigating whether her office violated grand jury secrecy requirements and said she would tell the panel that information was shared but no law was broken.
HARRISBURG — Despite his election loss this month, Gov. Tom Corbett’s lame-duck administration is moving ahead on implementing its Healthy PA Medicaid overhaul — even though Gov.-elect Tom Wolf has said he plans to scrap it in favor of a straightforward Medicaid expansion.
HARRISBURG — Cit­ing Penn­syl­va­nia’s aging pop­u­la­tion and con­cerns about the ne­glect and fi­nan­cial abuse of the el­derly, the state’s Supreme Court on Mon­day un­veiled a num­ber of rec­om­men­da­tions aimed at pro­tect­ing se­niors and im­prov­ing their in­ter­ac­tions with the le­gal sys­tem.
Pittsburgh City Council will consider upping fees and fines related to valet parking in an ordinance being introduced today by Councilman Dan Gilman that also includes new restrictions for operators.
Joe Sestak announced his candidacy for Senate in 2009, and he’s never stopped running.
HARRISBURG — Doctors have cleared Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane to return to work after a car accident last month that left her with a concussion, her office announced in a statement Thursday.
The ​Allegheny County ​controller has called for an “overhaul” of how grants from ​two gaming funds are awarded, saying the independent board that selects recipients rubber-stamps a county department’s recommendations.
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill, who has made his mark writing about the powers and politics behind conflicts around the world, was honored Wednesday night with the annual Thomas Merton Award before 500 people at the Sheraton Station Square.
Usually when people sink $40,000 into a car, they get to keep it.
HARRISBURG — The state attorney general’s office on Wednesday said it has fired four employees and is attempting to fire two more for exchanging sexually explicit emails through agency email accounts.
HARRISBURG — After picking up three additional seats in last week’s election, Republicans in the Pennsylvania Senate have a new majority leader for the first time in eight years, in what could signal a more rightward shift in the caucus.
HARRISBURG — Gov.-elect Tom Wolf is requiring members of his transition team to sign a pledge that they will obey a code of ethical conduct.
HARRISBURG — More top officers in the Pennsylvania Senate’s Republican majority are facing challenges for their jobs amid a rift between conservatives and moderates.