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Two bills in Harrisburg to regulate supervised injection sites

Supervised injection site debate revives bill that would explicitly criminalize them, Philly politicians say

Officials renew outrage over failed bid for supervised injection site, call for oversight

Gaps in childcare cost Pennsylvania’s economy more than $3B each year

A western Pa. lawmaker has a plan to fix property taxes. Will the Legislature act on it? | Mark O’Keefe

Waiting Game: With state Board of Ed meeting looming, Erie County’s community college debate may soon be over

The world is getting warmer. What can Pennsylvania do about it?

Ribbon-cutting celebrates improvements at Exton train station

Renew war on smoking


United Steelworkers agree to continue working under expired ATI contract

Cannabis giants, formerly of Canopy Growth, band together to build out U.S. hemp supply chain


Coronavirus testing still limited as labs rush to roll out their own versions

Coronavirus test expected to be available in Pa. by end of week

Health official: Allegheny County can ‘expect’ COVID-19 cases in coming weeks

Allegheny County health officials emphasize calm with eye on likely spread of coronavirus

Coronavirus might never hit Philadelphia, but city needs to prepare for the worst | Editorial

Local hospitals ready should coronavirus arrive in NEPA

Scranton reviewing public health emergency response plan as coronavirus spreads

State Department of Health readies lab to test for virus

Bishop suspends use of communion wine in precaution over virus

Penn, Temple, Rowan among colleges canceling trips, programs abroad as coronavirus spreads

Coronavirus fallout: Temple University closes Rome campus; Penn State recalls students from Italy

Penn Hills schools prepares for coronavirus, communication procedures

Penn student in Wuhan: How my life has changed since coronavirus | Perspective

NBA to players: Avoid high-fives as coronavirus concern grows

Coronavirus fears pushing oil, gasoline prices lower

The big thing Trump can do to improve his coronavirus response | Opinion


Prosecutors tell jurors New Kensington woman hid gun used to kill police officer

Bucks County heroin mill participant gets probation after helping DA probe

Group that raced horses on Skyline Drive will face charges, official says

Fugitive who was the target of Reading standoff with police, FBI is captured in Lancaster County

Bellefonte Police Department is the last in Centre County to require officers to wear body cameras


As parents demand more answers, Scranton School Board approves more work at Northeast Intermediate

Belle Vernon Area teachers issue strike notice to school district

Population decline spurs conversation about education

Flu forces school to close for day; widespread across Chester County

State System will accept early retirement requests after 200-plus sign up

Pa. state universities hit target for early retirement program

As Others See It: College athletes need Congress to protect them from the NCAA

Carnegie Mellon tops list of U.S. universities pulling in foreign cash


Democrats are dropping out and backing Joe Biden. But he faces a tougher test on Super Tuesday.

County leaders across Western Pennsylvania endorse Joe Biden

What to watch as 14 states vote in Super Tuesday primaries

Another Philly progressive is endorsing Bernie Sanders as Elizabeth Warren struggles

(Almost) every member of Philly City Council on their 2020 pick for president

Trump to make first visit of 2020 to Pennsylvania

Hearing rescheduled on 8th District candidate’s fate

Hearing set on Musto’s primary election bid

Democrats could field an anti-fracking candidate in 2020. Can they win in Pennsylvania?

Health Care

Pennsylvania fines Independence Health Group $165,000 for insurance violations

Treating addiction: Let more doctors prescribe drugs to help addicts

Local News

Lackawanna County municipalities share $7.5M in road funding

Greenfield Twp. mulling ordinace to provide police protection to Clifford Twp.

Auditor: DeSarno actually owes more than $5,000 for gas purchases

Greenwich Township approves temporary concrete plant along Route 737

Fired Montco defenders faced threats for advocating reforms, emails show

National clientele of Arabian horse owners drawn to Upper Burrell training center

Unity takes comment on proposed anti-blight effort, eyes street resurfacing in Whitney

Urban, Haas explain abstention on LCTA vote

Random acts of kindness kick off ‘Developmental Disabilities Awareness’ month

National News

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews announces surprise retirement from ‘Hardball’


500 properties Philly sold for $1 are blighted or owe nearly $900,000 in back taxes

What does Philadelphia have to show for an extra $1 billion in spending? | Editorial

The Philadelphia Fire Department says it still doesn’t know why Center City smelled like gas Monday

Teen critical, store owner hit by stray bullet in West Philly shooting

American Airlines president talks coronavirus, and making things run smoother at PHL


Groups seek to intervene in Allegheny County elections suit

League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh seek to intervene in voter-roll lawsuit

Mayor Peduto on the city’s climate change goals as related to public transit

True to the mission: Going fine-free improves library access

URA hunts for tenants for vacant Hill District plaza

Is Pittsburgh next after Galley Group closes operations in Detroit and Cleveland?

Michael Bloomberg planning to visit Pittsburgh on Thursday

Pittsburgh business opportunities for immigrants focus of new effort

State News

Pa. Supreme Court to review landmark church-abuse case

How should politicians use social media? | Opinion

Study: Methane emissions from burping dairy cows can be reduced

Pennsylvania to stock more than 3 million trout for the 2020 trout fishing season

Low income residents, Southwestern Pa. farmers should benefit from surplus food expansion