She wants to withhold federal highway dollars from 40 states that aren't tough enough on DWI when children are in the car.Democrat Kathleen Rice of Long Island says only seven states, including New York, make drunk-driving a felony whenever a child ...
Tom Wolf will instead propose a series of government reforms to make official Harrisburg operate more efficiently.
Wolf releases his budget proposal in early February.
This time the scandal involves the state's $179 billion pension fund.
The portfolio manager of that fund is accused of steering $2 billion dollars to brokers in exchange for bribes. The accused was fired as the portfolio manager back in February ...
52 Year-old Richard Le Olds wants bail set for him and others like him--inmates convicted of taking part in homicides as juveniles without doing the actual killing.
His request comes as courts across Pennsylvania re-sentence inmates sent away for ...
The head-counters at the Census Bureau say between 2015 and 2016 New York state's population fell by a little less than 2,000 people.
Two years ago, Florida over-took New York as the third most populous state behind Texas and Cal...
The move comes after the first faculty strike in the 34 year history of the university system.
The bulk of the money will go to the 5,100 faculty members at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned schools.
A new three year contract was just ratified ...
Geisinger Health says opioid medication is ineffective and dangerous. The prognosis comes as the commonwealth reels from an opiod overdose epidemic.
The study was based on findings from 90,000 patients.
It concludes that opioid therapy is ...
The law requires banks to maintain abandoned and foreclosed homes and it fines them up to $500 a day, if they don't.
Buffalo Assemblyman Mickey Kearns says foreclosed homes that fall into disrepair, invite crime and drag down property values.The ...
More than 500 employees at three Pennsylvania jobless centers are being laid off as the Keystone State tries to dig out from a massive financial hole.
Governor Wolf has promised thousands of state positions that are currently unfilled will remain ...
The legislative get-together in Albany could result in the first pay hike for politicians in 17 years.In exchange for a salary boost, the governor wants new ethics reform legislation and a new hate crimes bill.