Some 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are once again protesting the Alabama law that provides a near-total ban on abortion. It's creating controversy over what is considered a "constitutional right."
National Infrastructure Week continues Thursday in Washington and around the United States. It comes as talks still continue between the White House and top Democrats on how to pay for a comprehensive infrastructure package.
By some estimates, child care can cost more than college on an annual basis. In Pennsylvania, it’s an average of more than $11,500.
If a group of U.S. Senators have it their way, younger Americans will have to be a little bit older to buy a pack of cigarettes.
Former Vice President Joe Biden officially kicked off his 2020 presidential campaign rallying union workers in Pittsburgh on Monday. This was his first official campaign stop after announcing his bid on Thursday.
Analysts at AARP found brand name drugs jumped an average of nearly $5,000 from 2006-2017. But if priced at the rate of inflation during the same time period, that increase would’ve been significantly less, around $500.
U.S. Senator Bob Casey, Jr. (D-Pa.) is endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden for President in 2020, according to a statement released Thursday morning.
The superintendent of the Crawford Central School District is among a group of educators on a panel in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday. The group that invited those educators are proposing sweeping changes of the American public education system.
From nine Supreme Court justices to eleven? Even more?
Democrats on the 2020 presidential campaign trail have been floating a number of reforms they would like to see for the Supreme Court.
State Senator Dan Laughlin (R-49th District) and local economic leaders were among the nearly 200 attendees from 40 states at the first-ever White House Opportunity Zones Conference Wednesday in Washington, D.C.
Dairy producers and industry trade groups have a lot to gain from the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. But they also have a lot to lose if the deal falls through in Congress.
This change is unlikely to affect low-income filers because many existing free tax-prep assistance programs will still remain available.
Their proposal would impose direct sanctions on drug manufacturers in China who knowingly ship synthetic opioids to drug traffickers in Mexico, and other nations, and ultimately sell in the United States.
On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey says he does not agree with the controversial assault weapons ban passed by Pittsburgh City Council on Tuesday, saying the decision is “not a good direction” for common sense gun safety and reform.
The Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO, addressed Congress Wednesday in a rare joint meeting of the House and Senate.
More than 1,200 advocates for Alzheimer’s disease research are on Capitol Hill this week, including two Alzheimer’s Association chapters from Pennsylvania represented by more than fifty members.
If last night was any indication, it’s likely to help him with his base at future rallies. But analysts are also warning Trump to tread lightly.
The results of the 248-181 vote were mostly expected, but fall short of the two-thirds majority required for a veto override.
U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly was among the invitees for the afternoon meeting, Kelly told Erie News Now Tuesday morning.
The House could vote as soon as Tuesday to override Trump’s veto on the national emergency declaration centered around the border wall.
President Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday. With opponents of the national emergency declaration unlikely to override his veto in the U.S. House, things will likely turn to the courts.
The law has not been updated since 1998.
Toomey confirmed his position to Erie News Now more than an hour before the Senate voted on the resolution. He had been among a growing number of Senate Republicans considering a “no” vote throughout the week.
This is the third consecutive year Trump has called for cuts or even attempted to eliminate the program. However, Great Lakes lawmakers have been able to restore the funding in the final budget in previous years.
The trip caps months of research and studies that comes together in one final report they’re handing to lawmakers and top policy leaders.
The president’s power to declare a national emergency could end up in the hands of Congress. That is, if a proposal from New York Rep. Tom Reed gains traction.
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said he would consider visiting Erie to support and show solidarity for union members striking Wabtec, his latest statement regarding the tense labor contract dispute.
Under the plan, parents or guardians would pay no more than seven percent of the annual income.
Members of New York’s Congressional delegation, led by 2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, began scrambling Monday to prevent funding for a program aiding 9/11 first responders and survivors from running out.
Believe it or not, there is actually something bringing members of Congress together in this divided time: beer.