Pennsylvania’s congressional lawmakers from both parties on Friday condemned the top Iranian general killed in a targeted U.S. airstrike, saying Qassem Soleimani had been responsible for the deaths of hundreds of American soldiers and civilians. From there Republicans and Democrats diverged.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday outlined a broad effort to improve mental health services and change public perceptions of mental illness. The initiative would include more resources and a public outreach campaign similar to the state's response to the opioid crisis. Wolf will be talking about it Friday in Allentown.
New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday signed legislation setting aside $9.5 million for family planning services to counteract a Trump administration rule barring clinics from referring women for abortions.
About a month before Wawa disclosed a data breach exposing customers’ credit and debit card numbers, the nation’s largest credit card network warned that hackers were targeting gas stations to steal payment card information.
A Mummers brigade has been disqualified from the annual Philadelphia New Year's Day parade competition and may face “additional penalties” after city staffers monitoring the parade route observed a marcher with the Froggy Carr Wench Brigade wearing black face paint.
Mount Carbon, a small municipality in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, made it through 2019 without a functioning local government, but things could change in 2020 with a new mayor elected and several council members ready to take seats.
Camille Schrier, a Bucks County native and young biochemist who took a year off from her studies when she won the Miss Virginia pageant in June, will take another year to tour the country as Miss America.
Among the 117 measures passed by the Pennsylvania Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf during 2019 ― and one other that became law without his signature ― were some that will affect vast numbers of people and others that were largely ceremonial.
At Shamrock Reins in Pipersville, first responders and veterans learn to deal with PTSD while working with horses and trained therapists. Started by a nurse, the equine therapy program has been a life-changer for some.