Fearing that Democrats hold a crucial edge in ballots cast before Election Day, national Republicans are working to convince their voters to take advantage of mail and early voting this year.
If Pennsylvania American Water gets its latest rate hike, more than 770,000 water and wastewater customers in 37 counties would be affected.
In the 165 years since the first American oil well struck black gold, the industry has punched millions of holes in the earth, seeking profits gushing from the ground. Now, those wells are running dry, and a generational bill is coming due.
Pennsylvania’s teachers’ union is voicing concerns that the state’s public school voucher program will negatively affect public education in lower-income families and communities.
Given the state of housing affordability in the U.S., here’s what to know about ongoing construction shortages, high interest rates, where housing prices are climbing, and what policymakers could do about it.
Dr. Sam Mansour, a dentist in Erie, Pennsylvania chair for National Children’s Dental Health Month and one of the few general dentists in Erie who works with special-needs patients along with treating underprivileged children, said tooth decay prevention is critical for kids, noting the American Dental Association has long advocated adding fluoride to drinking water.
Pennsylvania lags only slightly behind national figures for the number of working-age adults who have earned college degrees or other professional certifications after high school.
On a call with reporters ahead of former President Donald Trump’s speech to a National Rifle Association gathering in Harrisburg, U.S. Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pa.) and U.S. Rep. Maxwell Frost (D-Fla.) said the choice between President Joe Biden and Trump is clear when it comes to guns.
Up to $400 million in medical debt held by Pennsylvanians would be cleared under Gov. Josh Shapiro’s new budget proposal, with relief targeted at the state’s poorest and most underwater residents.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Wednesday evening to assist low-income families through an expansion of the child tax credit and the bill now awaits approval in the Senate. But some organizations are also highlighting a separate tax credit for child and dependent care, which they say is not providing adequate assistance to families and providers amid rising costs.