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Opinion: One Year Later, the Tax Cut and (Con) Jobs Act

(Third & State - by Diana Polson) December 17th marked the one-year anniversary of President Trump’s “Tax Cut and Jobs Act.” While we knew the impact...

Auditor General DePasquale Says Immediately Stop Congressional Pay During Federal Government...

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today issued the following statement regarding the federal government shutdown now in its fourth day: “It is shameful that President Trump...

Governor Renews Opioid Disaster Declaration, Notes Recent Progress

Governor Tom Wolf today signed the fourth renewal of his 90-day opioid disaster declaration and noted recent successes in the ongoing fight against the epidemic. “I am...

Plan to Protect Children in PA from Lead Exposure

Rep. Elect Mary Louise Isaacson is planning to introduce legislation that would require all Pennsylvania children to be tested for lead at ages 1...

Commonwealth Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Coal Township Firefighter

Governor Tom Wolf has ordered the Commonwealth flags on the Capitol Complex and all Commonwealth facilities, public buildings and grounds in Northumberland County to...

Auditor General Praises Gov’s Call to Discuss Marijuana Legalization, Cites Big...

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said he welcomes Gov. Tom Wolf’s statement that Pennsylvania should “take a serious and honest look at recreational marijuana” legalization....

New DUI Laws Go Into Effect On Sunday

A new law cracking down on habitual DUI offenders will go into effect on Sunday, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13). Act 153 of 2018,...

Governor Endorses Recommendations to Save Nearly $10 Billion by Cutting Wall...

Improving transparency and reducing Wall Street fees and other recommendations to save nearly $10 billion in public pension costs are part of a bipartisan...

PA Public Pension Reforms Expected to Save $10 Billion

State Representative Mike Tobash, Chair, and Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella, Vice-Chair, of the Public Pension Management and Asset Investment Review Commission (PPMAIRC) were joined...

Help for Pennsylvanians with Mental Health and Substance Use Issues During...

During the most wonderful time of the year, the state is sharing resources and advice for individuals and families affected by mental health and...

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