September 26, 2013 Gov. Tom Corbett hopes to tap into federal money offered as part of the Affordable Care Act to extend Medicaid coverage to more people. But he has conditions. His alternative would require some people to pay an insurance premium and to look for work.
November 5, 2012 The superstorm began its destructive tour of the American mainland in Florida, and that's where the GOP presidential nominee needs to begin his march on election night. Other states in its path included North Carolina, Virginia and New Hampshire, states where Mitt Romney has a strong chance.
October 2, 2012 Judges in these cases have declined to rule on the constitutionality of the laws. Instead, they have signaled the laws would withstand scrutiny if states can ensure that the vast majority of voters have easier access to free IDs. Legal scholars agree that many of these measures could be enacted after Election Day.
September 18, 2012 Pennsylvania's highest court is returning the state's controversial voter ID law to a lower court judge who must decide whether it will disenfranchise some voters. The deadline for that decision is three weeks away.
July 10, 2012 Amid a budget dispute, the mayor slashed pay for city employees, and has so far ignored a court order to restore it.
April 24, 2012 Voters are going to polls in Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware and New York, though turnout is expected to be low. Still, here are four things to watch. Even with Rick Santorum, out of the race, Pennsylvania could still be interesting if Ron Paul's supporters are able to spring a delegate surprise on Mitt Romney.
September 16, 2011 With Republicans controlling of both houses of Pennsylvania's General Assembly and a Republican governor, Democrats have little chance of stopping a bill from becoming law. Still, the proposal could backfire on Republicans. If Pennsylvania splits its 20 Electoral College votes in 2012 that could make the Keystone State a less-appealing campaign stop for candidates.
June 24, 2010 In Pennsylvania, two grocery stores have installed wine dispensors — elaborate machines that help you select the bottle you want, then scan your identification, and then it gets weird.