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Local legislators like no taxes, more education funding from Wolf

Local lawmakers react to Wolf budget

Tom Wolf the pragmatist: Governor kicks off second term with a budget that forsakes bold policy strokes for doing things better

Wolf wants more school funding

Area districts would see nearly $13M more under Wolf budget

W-B Area gets $3.3M increase in state budget proposal

Hazleton Area to get nearly $3M in new funds

What Lehigh Valley school districts would get under Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget

State budget proposal: Winners & losers

Here’s what towns would pay for state police under Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal: Use the database

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget would boost education funding

Raising minimum teacher pay to $45,000; Is it an idea whose time has come?

Republican reactions to Wolf’s budget proposal run the gamut

Local GOP lawmakers find common ground, some concerns in Gov. Wolf’s proposed budget

Wolf hits right notes

It’s Groundhog Day for Governor Wolf & his budget proposal | Editorial

Tom Wolf’s Wonderful World | John Baer


Blake to hold meetings on property tax and rent rebate program

Sunday hunting clears first hurdle in state Senate

Bill to eliminate Sunday hunting ban approved by state Senate panel

Sunday hunting bill moves to Senate floor: report

No vigorish for pro sports

Pennsylvania in dire need of a minimum wage increase | Opinion

Fritz again named deputy whip in state legislature

Gordner bill paves way for new Danville soccer fields


Governor to hold press conference about blight in Johnstown on Wednesday


The Woodlands marks 50th year in business

District attorney asks judge to shut down Rocky’s Lounge in downtown Scranton


Pa. Superior Court grants Jerry Sandusky new sentencing hearing

Defense in Antwon Rose homicide case to call use-of-force expert at trial; DA’s office won’t

Bucks County socialite and GOP fund-raiser Claire Risoldi found guilty of insurance fraud

Former Radnor Township commissioner pleads guilty to child porn charges


Grand jury report on Penn Hills School District: ‘Catastrophic financial condition’

Grand jury: Penn Hills school leaders plunged district into ‘economic ruin’

Penn Hills School District financial recovery officer has been selected

Student idea gets an ‘A’: McKeesport district adds stu­dent solu­tion cen­ter

Plum school board member says anti-Muslim Facebook share was ‘accidental’

Hanover Area ends van contract with board member’s parents

HASD video: Full story not on social media

Meet the ‘crazy’ moms saying one of Pa.’s top-rated school districts can’t teach reading

Cheyney University plagued by burst pipes, water problems

Health Care

Pa. attorney general targets access, cost issues related to Highmark-UPMC divorce

UPMC Children’s Hospital receives $1.5 million from Tull family

Local News

Pedri defends raises for county employees

County raises leave some seeking clarification

Local homeless outreach organizations meet to discuss homelessness in the region

Irwin postpones amusement tax

Westmoreland County could borrow $44M for voting machines, parks, Manor, other projects

Yakopec out as Lower Burrell solicitor

Brackenridge to hold public meeting on riverfront trail project

Johanny Cepeda-Freytiz appointment gives Reading City Council a female majority

Reading councilwoman wonders who authorized demolition of Penn Street buildings

Editorial: Accentuating the negative is wrong approach for mayor

State of the County breakfast details successes, clashes

National News

Cops: Cleveland school kids get gummies likely laced with marijuana

Natural Gas

We’re not small potatoes, the Rice team tells EQT; you’re stale

Pa. should lease land to drill natural gas to improve parks


New Giant supermarkets coming to University City, Northern Liberties, and Queen Village

Philly chapter leaders of Girl Develop It quit after allegations of racial bias nationwide

Why is Kenney nervous about what the Local 98 Eight case says about soda tax? | Stu Bykofsky

The city fielded 40 sexual-harassment complaints since implementing its online form

Drexel in talks to acquire collection of Philadelphia History Museum, closing the building for good

After his first year, Philly DA Larry Krasner earns praise from reformers, scorn from victim advocates


Port Authority bills Norfolk Southern $3 million and questions safety of double-stacked rail cars

Pittsburgh’s Beauty Shoppe turns historic buildings into cutting-edge co-working spaces

City fires salt truck driver who struck parked cars in Lawrenceville

High level of sulfur dioxide recorded Monday in Braddock area

High levels of sulfur dioxide detected again in Mon Valley

Pittsburgh defense attorney to be charged with taking gun into Allegheny County Courthouse

CMU to receive nearly $3M in funding from U.S. Department of Transportation

Monongahela Incline to be shut down for undetermined amount of time

Woman killed in South Side apartment fire; Chief blames lack of sprinklers

State News

Pa. landfills are making N.J. smell ‘like a rotten egg,’ residents say

Protest over deer culling canceled

Medical marijuana dispensary to open in Aliquippa in June


Feds reimburse PennDOT nearly $10 million for Route 30 collapse

Longwall mining causes ripples on I-70 near West Alexander–near-west-alexander/article_4ee1194c-2965-11e9-a044-d79738345fd9.html


Lawmakers erupt in applause honoring Tree of Life shooting survivor, wounded officer at SOTU

This is why dozens of women at SOTU wore white

Abrams rebuts Trump: ‘We do not succeed alone’

Pa. lawmakers react to Trump’s State of the Union address

President Trump calls for unity, border security in State of the Union speech

Trump draws groans when State of the Union turns from ‘unity’ to ‘caravans’

Five takeaways from Trump’s State of the Union address

Reactions laud, slam Trump’s SOTU address

Trump judicial nominee backs away from remarks on date rape