Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration is developing a plan to help deal with aging school buildings plagued by environmental problems, including lead paint and asbestos insulation, his office said.
Gov. Tom Wolf plans to ask lawmakers for an extra $40 million-plus to help improve services for the vulnerable, including children, the elderly and people with disabilities.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced a broad effort Thursday to improve mental health services and change public perceptions of mental illness.
As a new federal overtime rule goes into effect, more than 60,000 Pennsylvania residents are expected to see a pay increase in 2020.
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.
Pennsylvania will no longer charge homeless people a $20 fee in order to obtain their birth certificates, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday.
Gov. Tom Wolf has announced the creation of the Juvenile Justice Task Force, which will take a broad look at Pennsylvania's juvenile justice system.
Wolf reiterated that stance when asked during an appearance with his wife Frances on WITF-FM's Smart Talk program in Harrisburg.
Gov. Tom Wolf is putting the state House of Representatives on a timeline to pass legislation to raise Pennsylvania's minimum wage.
Pennsylvania will require public schools to allow students to apply personal finance class credits toward high school graduation requirements under a new law signed by Gov. Tom Wolf.
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.
Pennsylvania will require public schools to allow students to apply personal finance class credits toward high school graduation requirements.
Starting July 1, the legal age to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products in Pennsylvania will increase to 21.
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.
Pennsylvania overhauled its child sexual abuse laws Tuesday, more than a year after a grand jury report showed the cover-up of hundreds of cases of abuse in most of Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses over the last seven decades.
Gov. Tom Wolf says his administration will spend $3 million on studies to explore the potential health effects of the natural gas industry.
Wolf’s office said he intends to sign the bills and a third measure that increases and clarifies penalties for mandated reporters who do not report suspected child abuse.
Pennsylvania lawmakers are trying to assert control over part of Gov. Tom Wolf's effort to fight climate change in the nation's fourth-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases.
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.
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.