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Pashinski introduces property tax reduction bill

Pashinski proposes property tax rebate plan

‘This is not a reform bill’: Big changes to probation, sentencing reform legislation draw ire of advocates.

Pharmacy benefit managers at heart of Pa. bills

Limit the loopholes: Tighten up bill to restrict gifts to public officials


Malvern drug maker is hopeful where others struggle: Fighting deadly ‘superbugs’

Times Leader’s Best Places to Work celebrated

South Scranton food service retailer closing soon

Mission BBQ salutes WWII vets at grand opening in W-B Twp.


Ex-lifer back on track for release amid old Delco shoplifting case

Commuted lifer gets trial date in 27-year-old Delco jeans heist–year-old-delco/article_3bdb5076-1ad5-11ea-a865-a7d797a7c3d6.html

Editorial: Victims, justice and the Delaware County D.A.

Weighing Fetterman initiative

A Bucks County man killed himself in jail. Now his family is suing.

Philly-area rehab owner who illegally profited from others’ addictions will spend 18 months in prison

Former Leechburg police chief jailed again, accused of accessing porn website

2 arrested after Berks DA issues public health alert due to 12 overdoses over the weekend, 3 of them fatal


Dallas may implement cyber snow day this month

North Hills Middle School teacher named Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year

Police investigating death of Bloomsburg student who died in September

PAFA sexual assault case underscores issues with Betsy DeVos’ new Title IX regulations | Opinion

Johnson College receives $5,000 grant to spay and neuter pets for low-income individuals

Guest opinion: Alvernia, Albright benefit community


Inside the swing county of swing-state Pennsylvania where Trump is holding a 2020 rally

Pennsylvania warns Dauphin County over defying voting machine edict

Lt. Gov. Fetterman, former Gov. Rendell to be featured on MSNBC before Trump rally

Who is picking up the tab for costs for Trump’s rally? Not the taxpayers

State Rep. Tom Mehaffie to seek re-election to a third term

Gov. Pat Toomey? Lehigh Valley lawmaker eyeing 2022 options

Health Care

This isn’t just flu season. For thousands, it’s also sinusitis season.

Local News

Scranton council amends budget to include 2.4% tax hike; veto uncertain

Changing flood maps could require hundreds of Lackawanna County property owners to buy insurance

Scranton Beautiful Blocks improvement program may continue next year

Developer seeks tax abatement for Meade Street project in Dunmore

Tarentum hires firm to update zoning ordinance, map

Frazer votes to allow horses on certain residential properties

Latrobe firefighters leave council meeting without reason for their suspensions

Greensburg approves $7,600 in new business grants

Project to support single moms for Christmas

Wilkes-Barre’s façade improvement grant application deadline extended for another month

Wilkes-Barre extending beautification program again

Wilkes-Barre sets public hearing on sewer plans

Officer honored for saving man from fire last month

Council to vote on county insurance broker

Reading City Council passes 2020 budget with no tax hike

Spring Township raises taxes 12.7% for 2020

As Safe Berks leader steps down, she thanks community for its generosity

National News

Payday lenders have embraced installment loans to evade regulations – but they may be even worse


With $40M in public and private money, a new building is rising for two West Philly schools–20191209.html

Pa. Working Families Party looking to build on momentum from Kendra Brooks’ Philly City Council win by hiring her running mate

Center City alone can’t solve homelessness | Editorial

St. Joe’s Prep basketball coach Speedy Morris, a Philly legend, to retire at end of season

With salaries capped at $30K, Philly’s classroom aides are demanding more

Reversing Philly’s decreasing tree canopy | Opinion

Women won’t reach men in computer sciences until 2137 — unless we act now | Opinion

Kenney pushes back rollout of ‘fair workweek’ law as critics cry foul


Council to consider sweeter pension benefit for Harris, other officials

Pittsburgh City Council wants to eliminate pension provision

Sinkhole bus returns to service, but road remains closed in Downtown Pittsburgh

Activists seek to sway city budget process

Pittsburgh activists call for budget transparency during hearing

Point Park University adding varsity esports program

Daulers endow director of Pittsburgh Glass Center

Pittsburgh Penguins players make annual holiday visit to UPMC Children’s Hospital

Pittsburgh ranked as 6th-best large college city, report says

Gas prices fall in Pittsburgh area, most states, analyst says

State News

Federal officials will let LNG be shipped by rail to Greenwich Township port

Lackawanna again up for PA River of the Year

Grateful Pa. man raises $18K for fire companies that tried to save his home, dog

Putting the ‘conserve’ in ‘conservative,’ Republican-leaning enviros gather in Harrisburg


BARTA ready to add bus line on Route 61 to accommodate warehouse jobs

BARTA gets 2-year hiatus from PennDOT funding cuts


Democrats poised to unveil 2 articles of impeachment against Trump

Reschenthaler’s constituents speak up about his role in impeachment

GOP opposition appears to fizzle as plan advances to create Space Force, parental leave for federal workers