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Pa. House drops ‘legislative privilege,’ will release lawmaker spending details

Pennsylvania Senate hides some details in expense records

Gordner: My expense records open

GOP lawmakers criticize overspending for Pa.’s medical assistance programs

Pocono lawmakers offer insight, optimism at legislative luncheon

State trails much smaller neighbors

Amber Alert revision: Proposal would speed up notifications

No retrieving early votes

Pa. College students should only be hungry for knowledge — not their next meal | Opinion


Wolf admin ending non-profit clothing grants in favor of cash, raising GOP concerns


Western Pa. workforce boards awarded funds for summer internships


How the Philly region is preparing for coronavirus — without causing panic

Philly teachers say schools aren’t prepared to fight coronavirus

Philadelphia religious groups change practices due to coronavirus

Pittsburgh events to carry on, with precautions, despite coronavirus spread

Pittsburgh couple under quarantine after leaving cruise ship at center of COVID-19 outbreak

Pittsburgh group provides cleaning equipment for coronavirus protection

Schools keeping watch on coronavirus

Temple tells students who visited countries on alert for coronavirus not to return to campus for 14 days

Hand sanitizer sold out in retail stores, commands outrageous prices online amid virus fears

Berks County schools, colleges focusing on coronavirus prevention, education

5 Pa. schools close over suspected coronavirus exposure

Central Bucks School District closes 5 schools due to reported coronavirus exposure

What are Lehigh Valley nursing homes doing to prepare for a potential coronavirus outbreak?

Maryland’s governor confirms state’s first coronavirus cases

First three cases of coronavirus confirmed in Maryland


Police say this man stole more than $1 million from suburban homeowners associations. Now, he faces new charges.

Jury convicts woman for helping New Kensington cop killer, hiding gun

Lackawanna prison board mulls inmate tablet policy


Belle Vernon teachers’ strike could doom musical, theater program

Highlands to buy metal detectors, cameras, fencing with state safety grant

I-LEAD Charter School says its future is up to Reading School District

Erie County community college opponents question plan


Another congresswoman from Pa. endorses Joe Biden for president

As Elizabeth Warren drops out, supporters feel the chance to see a woman in the White House slip away again

State Rep. Lee says she will endorse Bernie Sanders

Jousting Jill Biden showed us a Fightin’ Philly Girl straight outta Willow Grove | Maria Panaritis

We sure love that diversity — as long as white dudes stay in power | Helen Ubiñas

‘My absolute advice is just to run,’ central Pa. state House hopeful Tara Shakespeare says | 2020 Women Speak Up

Local News

Wolf appoints former Scranton Mayor Wayne Evans to Judicial Conduct Board

Despite controversy, Kenhorst allows gaming lounge to expand machines, operating hours

Ruscombmanor Township pleased with first week of Fleetwood police coverage

Protesters descend on Montgomery County commissioners meeting to oppose public defenders’ firings

‘Don’t panic’ over reassessment, property owners are told

Tax abatement: Officials need details of Westinghouse property sale

Westmoreland County inks deal with unions, doles out raises for nonunion workers

Westmoreland commissioners fund tourism plan, earmark funds for marketing

Private cameras act as eyes for Wilkes-Barre police

Director asks HCA board to consider proposed loose garbage remedy

Carbon County approves agreement for Agency on Aging to join nutrition program


Supervised injection site debate hijacks Mayor Jim Kenney’s annual visit to City Council

Philly refinery shutdown pitted workers against climate activists. Did it have to be that way?

She’s the godmother of Northeast Philly’s growing Chinese community. Can her model work for other immigrant groups?

New sheriff was supposed to mean a new chapter — but it may be the same old story | Editorial

She creates 100 get-well cards a month for cancer patients she doesn’t even know

Mayor Jim Kenney proposes a $5.2 billion budget. City Council may want to tweak antipoverty plans.

Hey Mayor Kenney, you want a safer injection site? Put it in City Hall. | Jenice Armstrong

Philly cop charged in domestic violence case

Accused Tioga gunman Maurice Hill held for trial on dozens of additional charges

Man killed in Southwest Center City after he was chased and shot at for two blocks

Philly police use of Clearview AI was just ‘a test’ — but facial recognition is already here

The billion-dollar question of Mayor Kenney’s budget | Editorial

‘Friends’ of public education? Study examines ‘paradox’ behind Philly school fundraising groups


Pittsburgh police officer shot in leg on North Side; 1 suspect dead

Medical examiner IDs suspect killed in shootout that injured Pittsburgh police officer

Pittsburgh councilman Coghill’s district shows a united front at parks tax hearing

Pittsburgh seeks reimbursement for $400K in firefighter overpayments

Traffic pattern to change on Pittsburgh’s Second Avenue for Parkway East wall work

Attorneys differ over firing of PWSA worker who used medical pot

Millennial Mayors call on students to join them in Pittsburgh Marathon

South Side prepares for St. Patrick’s Day crowd

Pittsburgh offers free parking, shuttles to South Side during St. Patrick’s Day celebration

Activists launch campaign against Colcom Foundation

Maura Tierney, Alex Neustaedter among new additions to Showtime’s ‘Rust,’ which will shoot in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh plans weekend pothole blitz

Penguins, Live Nation to team on music venue at former Civic Arena site

State News

Lawsuit threatened over Trump flags hanging in rural Pa. municipal building

Will a bug ‘pestpocalypse’ follow our warm winter?

Ransomware costing schools, local governments and hospitals millions


1st lawsuit filed in deadly Pennsylvania Turnpike tour bus crash

New SEPTA Regional Rail schedules start this weekend

SEPTA transfer fees are an outdated, burdensome penalty on Philadelphians | Opinion

PennDOT looks to streamline traffic flow on Route 30

New system will catch speeders in work zones


Federal judge sharply rebukes AG William Barr’s handling of Mueller report

Lamb bill would end Amtrak’s forced arbitration requirement

Trump administration to allow more foreign temporary workers

Protesters greet Trump on streets of Scranton

Trump addresses coronavirus, Dem rivals and more at Scranton town hall

Trump defends his rhetoric in 1st TV town hall of 2020

Trump talks cuts, presidential race at town hall

Former congressmen among enthusiastic crowd that greeted Trump at airport

Supporters describe Trump as genuine, authentic at Scranton town hall