Final Pa. county OKs new paper-trail voting system

A decision by Dauphin County to buy new paper-trail voting systems means all 67 Pennsylvania counties have taken action under a state law that helps fund the upgrades, per Gov. Tom Wolf's administration.

Pa.'s sexual abuse laws leave survivors conflicted

When Pennsylvania overhauled its child sexual abuse laws this week after a years-long battle, absent from the bill-signing ceremony were some of the people who had worked hardest for the changes.

Highlights of Pa's church scandal laws

Gov. Tom Wolf has signed a package of legislation inspired by a landmark grand jury report on child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic Church clergy in Pennsylvania and efforts by diocese officials to cover it up.

$9.50 minimum wage bill advances in Pa. Legislature

A compromise package to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage for the first time since 2009 began advancing in the Legislature on Monday, up against a deadline for Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to relent on his effort to extend overtime pay eligibility to thousands of workers.

Bill on handling of fetal remains passes Pa. House

A proposal to require the burial or cremation of fetal remains that end up in possession of a health care facility passed a divided Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Monday after an impassioned debate.