Pedestrians tend to have a certain mindset about threats to their safety.
The 50-year old Donaldson’s Crossroads Sewage Treatment Plant on West McMurray Road in Peters may soon be getting a $20.9 million facelift if financing for the project can be arranged.
The audience applauded last week when Collier commissioners denied a request from Woodville Associates to rezone 24 acres of land for a townhouse development.
HARRISBURG — U.S. Sen. Bob Casey on Thursday called for increasing the number of federal rail bridge inspectors, saying the government has too few workers overseeing the safety of more than 70,000 bridges in the United States.
A new city noise ordinance that, among other changes, allows police officers to make common-sense judgments about what constitutes a violation cleared a City Council committee Wednesday.
Allegheny County will run out of state money to fund a variety of human services by the end of August if the state budget impasse isn’t resolved, county Executive Rich Fitzgerald said Wednesday.
PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania’s U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah and four associates were indicted Wednesday on racketeering conspiracy charges stemming from several alleged schemes to misuse campaign funds and hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal grant money to further their political and financial interests.
Heather Arnet, the CEO of the Women and Girls Foundation, will be the Democratic candidate against Republican Guy Reschenthaler in a November special election for the 37th District state Senate seat.
Gov. Tom Wolf will hold a question-and-answer session for the public on his Facebook page this evening.
HARRISBURG — Nearly four weeks into the state budget standoff, House Speaker Mike Turzai said Monday that if negotiations do not progress, the General Assembly will have to consider attempting to override Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of a Republican spending plan.
The memo from a Republican Governors Association fundraiser to Gov. Tom Corbett told him who he had meet with, when, where, about what —and exactly how much they had given or pledged his campaign.
About 439,000 Pennsylvanians have enrolled in expanded Medicaid, which provides health insurance coverage to the poor and disabled, since the beginning of the year, according to figures released last week by the state’s Department of Human Services.
Second of two parts. Sunday: Tom Corbett, even before winning his party’s 2010 nomination, began wooing the gas industry. Today: Post-nomination, the money rolled in, buying a seat at the administration’s table.
As Gov. Tom Wolf and Republican legislators slog through a summer-long budget fight, things are looking grim for public schools and human service agencies that rely on state funding. But look on the bright side: Thanks to advertising by groups with inscrutable names, at least bulk-mailing firms and TV executives have reason to smile.
Democratic Senate candidate Joe Sestak says he’s not concerned at the prospect of Katie McGinty’s challenge for the 2016 Democratic nomination in Pennsylvania.
As Democrat Tom Wolf became the favorite, the nominee, and finally the governor-elect last year, the gas industry’s tilt toward the Republican Party became even more pronounced than it was in 2010, setting the stage for a fifth year of stalemate in Harrisburg over whether to enact a severance tax.
First of a two-part series on the natural gas industry and Pennsylvania politics. Today: Pre-primary wooing.
A federal judge ruled Friday that Pennsylvania’s Election Code set an unconstitutionally high bar on third-party political candidates by both requiring them to gather more signatures than Democrats or Republicans — and to defend those signatures’ validity in court.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Gov. Tom Wolf acknowledged today that nonprofit social services providers may have to borrow money during the state budget stalemate, but he said they should share his broader goal of doing the right thing for Pennsylvania.
A former longtime state legislator urged local human services providers on Thursday to use the state’s budget impasse as an opportunity to push for lasting improvements in the funding of such services.
A developer is preparing to build a cluster of duplexes in Penn Township since receiving final approval from commissioners.