Perhaps it was all those holiday wishes for “Peace on earth” and “Goodwill to mankind” that crept into the mind of retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch.
Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale seemed to relish the fact that, for once, he was approaching a lectern to praise rather than criticize a governmental entity.
PHILADELPHIA — A lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Jenkintown and four borough officials is continuing.
Republican Rep. Martha McSally will replace retiring Sen. Jon Kyl to fill for the next two years the Senate seat long held by the late Sen. John McCain.
WASHINGTON – A frustrated Chuck Grassley pulled over on a gravel road two miles from his Iowa farm to talk to the president who was flying home on Air Force One.
On Friday, a federal judge fulfilled a wish conservatives have held for more than eight years by ruling the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, unconstitutional.
New Jersey has become the first state in the nation to bar circuses, carnivals and fairs from featuring elephants, tigers and other exotic animals.
Pennsylvania State University wrestling brought in $43,823 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in Pennsylvania that year, according to a Watchdog.org analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.
Not quite halfway into Pennsylvania’s 2018-19 budget year, state government is enjoying a surplus of more than $260 million as revenue collections have come in much higher than anticipated thanks to a strong economy.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will pick a Republican to finish the term for the seat held for 30 years by the late Sen. John McCain.
The Alice Paul House in White Township will receive a $750,000 grant from the Department of Community & Economic Development, paving the way for the beginning of its major expansion project, according to state Sen. Don White, R-Indiana, and Rep.-elect Jim Struzzi.
Much attention in Washington, D.C., in recent weeks has been focused on a criminal justice reform bill designed to put a greater focus on rehabilitating inmates and trying to reduce the recidivism rate in the U.S.
WASHINGTON — The Senate voted Thursday to end U.S. military assistance for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen in the strongest show of bipartisan defiance against President Donald Trump’s defense of the kingdom over the killing of a dissident journalist.
Voting machine vendors showed off their wares Wednesday at Dickinson College, as local officials across Pennsylvania prepare for the state-mandated use of paper-backup voting machines for the 2020 election.
WASHINGTON – In a historic bipartisan rebuke to the president, the Senate voted Thursday to try to force the Trump administration to end its military support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen.
As a Republican, Kansas state Sen. Barbara Bollier was often at odds with her party on a number of issues, particularly LGBTQ rights.
President Donald Trump publicly broke his silence Thursday morning on the sentencing of his former personal attorney and "fixer" Michael Cohen.
The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Harrisburg, Pa., is $288, 50 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).
Gerald Murphy served time in prison after being convicted of lewd and lascivious assault of a child. The state of Florida permanently revoked his teaching certificate for the crime.
After years of criminal and unethical conduct, it appears that, at age 52, Michael Cohen is in search of his better self. Before his sentencing, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer pledged to the court to “become the best version of myself." It is hard to gauge what that version might look like since we have never seen even the hint of it in Cohen.
This week marks significant progress in the fight for criminal justice reform. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that he will bring the FIRST STEP Act — a measure with strong bipartisan support that would, among other things, give some people in federal prison the chance for early release — to the floor for a vote.
Equal justice under law is an American ideal, but most Americans don’t find out how badly our civil justice system fails in that promise until their lives become its collateral consequence.
According to a new report this week from Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, independent pharmacies in the state are being forced to sign contracts with “pharmacy benefit managers” that include onerous terms just to stay in business. And those terms don’t just hurt the small, local businesses in question – they are likely to drive up prescription drug costs for customers, too.
WASHINGTON – The Senate will begin a potentially historic debate Wednesday on a measure to end U.S. military support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, fueled by bipartisan outrage over the kingdom's role in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
LONDON – Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May will face a vote in Parliament later Wednesday that could determine whether she will be ousted from power.
Even as a Reuters study stated Sunoco as ranking third-worst among pipeline companies for incidents from 2010 to 2017, a Public Utilities Commission administrative law judge Tuesday ruled against an attempt to shut Mariner East 2 down and halt operations on an existing line.
Substance use, most commonly opioid use, was present in one of every 25 maternal hospital stays in Pennsylvania between 2016 and 2017, according to an independent state health agency.
NORRISTOWN — A Norristown woman is banned from ever owning or caring for a dog after she was convicted of animal cruelty charges in connection with the death of her dog, Cam, after he was left outside in sub-zero temperatures in January.
The city of Oakland announced it will file a federal antitrust lawsuit against the NFL, the Raiders and the 31 other franchises over the Raiders' decision to move to Las Vegas.
WEST CHESTER—U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., released the following statement after the bipartisan Amy, Vicky, and Andy Child Pornography Victim Assistance Act was signed into law by President Trump: