The measure would grant unemployment benefits to striking workers by amending existing state law. Republicans oppose the measure, making the bill’s future in the GOP-controlled Senate uncertain.
More than half a dozen businesses in the northeastern part of the city were broken into this week. Police say the acts of vandalism were carried out by opportunists looking to capitalize on the dismissal charges against Mark Dial.
Virginia is one of just two states in which legislative control is divided between the parties. Then, what makes special elections so special, Pennsylvania Democrats' struggle to maintain control and attorneys general keep getting in trouble.
The state brought together a remarkable coalition and waived red tape to get traffic on I-95 moving again just 12 days after a bridge collapsed. That kind of focus on results, not procedures, can help restore trust in government.
A report found that the state ranked in the top half of states when it came to interest in the technology. California, Massachusetts and New York ranked the highest overall.
Hundreds of bikers urged Pennsylvania lawmakers to extend the automotive lemon law to motorcycles, grant motorcycle processions the same rights as funeral processions and continue supporting motorcycle safety training programs.
On Tuesday, Democrats held onto control of the Pennsylvania House, while robbing Republicans of two of their major local offices. However, the GOP is solidly behind its candidate in the year's key race for governor.
Officially, a victims assistance officer will help coordinate logistics and reimbursements in the wake of a homicide. But families say that rarely happens so they often take it upon themselves to investigate the crime.
The scrubbed rail extension illustrates the financial crisis at Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and at other transit agencies around the country. Still, some advocates say it’s an opportunity, too.
Lancaster County election officials reported that thousands of mail-in ballots sent to voters last week were printed with an error, requiring them to be voided and replaced. Already, 15,000 ballots have been recovered.
The Pennsylvania Independent Fiscal Office predicts that labor market conditions will remain tight through 2025, prompting some employers to turn to foreign workers through federal immigration programs for help.
The city’s Board of Ethics alleges that mayoral candidate Jeff Brown illegally coordinated donation solicitations. But about half of the cash behind Brown’s campaign comes from a political action committee whose backers are undisclosed.
A report found that the country’s five largest cities experienced net increases in the amount of residents ages 18 to 24 and decreases for all other generations in 2021; Philadelphia gained a net 6,200 young residents.
Jeff Brown is labeling himself as the anti-politician ahead of the May 16 primary for Philadelphia’s mayoral race. If elected, he will be the first person in a century to become mayor without having worked in government.
Nearly 1.2 million residents applied or were automatically eligible to receive student loan forgiveness under the Biden administration’s relief plan. The forgiveness plan is currently on hold by a court ruling.