Talks on Pa's minimum wage heat up before deadline

Discussions on raising Pennsylvania’s minimum wage are heating up, in part to get Gov. Tom Wolf to abandon an effort to extend overtime pay eligibility to tens of thousands of additional workers.

AP Exclusive: FBI eyes how Pa. approved Mariner East pipeline

The FBI has begun a corruption investigation into how Gov. Tom Wolf's administration came to issue permits for construction on a multibillion-dollar pipeline project to carry highly volatile natural gas liquids across Pennsylvania, The Associated Press has learned.

Pa. to extend security grants to fight hate crimes

A year after a mass shooting at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue, Pennsylvania will provide millions of dollars in grants to protect houses of worship and other potentially targeted community organizations from hate crimes.

Pa. to move forward on power plant emission caps

Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration will start working to bring Pennsylvania into a regional consortium that sets a price and caps on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, part of the Democrat’s agenda to fight climate change.

Fight over Philadelphia voting machines may head to court

Former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is expected to ask a federal judge to block Philadelphia from using touchscreen machines under an agreement last year with Pennsylvania to settle her lawsuit over vote-counting in 2016's election.

Gun debate revived in Pennsylvania statehouse

The debate over guns was revived Tuesday in Pennsylvania's Republican-controlled Legislature after a year of shocking violence, although Democrats went away frustrated and warning the process could end up actually loosening gun laws.

Pa. gets $75M more in federal aid for opioid fight

Pennsylvania will receive another $75 million in federal aid to fight the opioid-addiction crisis, money that Gov. Tom Wolf's administration says will help with treatment, prevention and education.