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Top. Pa. Senate Democrat introduces campaign finance reform bill

Don’t call Pa.’s new female lawmakers ‘girlie’ or they’ll hold another rally about tampons | Maria Panaritis

Ban on flavored e-cigarettes proposed for Pennsylvania

Bucks lawmakers look at first aid for first responders

Solano honored by PA Senate; thanked for his service and sacrifice

Bill could usher Pennsylvania elections into a new era

House takes firehose to transparency

Editorial: Campaign laws must improve in Pennsylvania


GM workers could be back on the job this weekend

Why Philly GM workers — on strike for 40 days — voted down a deal that just got approved by its union


Juvenile lifer resentenced to 38 years to life in prison for fatal shooting on Memorial Day 2012


Shapiro: Much more to come in Scranton School District investigation

Downingtown schools data breach: ‘Brute-force’ hack or 21st-century teen curiosity?

LCCC president’s salary low among community colleges

These Pa. colleges and universities are among best in nation, report says


Billionaire George Soros is back in Pa. with $1M, and some of that is supporting a Delco Democrat for DA

‘MAGA’ and warnings of ‘radical extremists’: Trump-era political acrimony makes its way to Philly-area races

Health Care

Medicine has changed. As an emergency doctor, I have too. | Perspective

Retired Reading Hospital doctor to receive Pennsylvania Medical Society’s Distinguished Service Award

Mental health admissions high for Carbon, Schuylkill counties

Local News

EPA: We didn’t mandate stormwater fee

WNEP’s Schaffer tells grandparents ‘you are saving children’s lives’

Conference focuses on grandparents raising grandchildren

NAACP keynote speaker highlights importance of pardon system

Bruce Phillips, respected attorney and Wilkes-Barre Twp. solicitor, has died

New gas card policy goes out to Scranton’s employees

Catholic Social Services cuts services in Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, Milford

Nearly $28,000 raised for family of 13-year-old Scranton boy killed in fire

Lackawanna County coroner appeals to salary board to increase pay for deputies

Updated loitering ordinance proposed in Hazleton

Clean Slate Law, local attorneys lauded at Berks Pro Bono Celebration

Opioid Crisis

Pennsylvania’s opioid settlement funds would go to communities but not individuals, AG Josh Shapiro says


The kids from North Philly formed an unlikely rugby team. Now their underdog story is a movie.

Billy Ciancaglini wants to be Philadelphia’s first Republican mayor in decades. The problem? Many voters ‘have never heard of me.’

A revitalizing North Broad Street girds for surge of apartments with two major projects planned

Gun violence is expensive. So is responding to it in the wrong way. | Brain Trust

Philly Council member wants retail businesses to corral their shopping carts or face fines


Two organizations pump $760,000 into parks referendum

Echoes of Scotland’s anti-poverty revolution

Sacred space or defiled space: What to do with the Tree of Life building?

Allegheny County DA candidates each raise more than $200,000 leading up to race

Port Authority offering free bus trips to Sunday Tree of Life memorial service

Port Authority reviews and reduces bus stops to be eliminated, defends review process

How Pittsburgh police are approaching one year after Tree of Life

State News

Aging with dignity: Co-living helps seniors survive

Former spokesman for Gov. Tom Ridge to lead Boston-based advertising agency’s new central Pa. office

Berks locations will accept unused drugs on Saturday’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

‘Many dead children:’ Pipeline neighbors tell of fears at hearing


No more hidden fees: Bill would make hotel rates transparent