In a highly-partisan Washington, one thing is bringing a group of Republicans and Democrats together: the soaring cost of prescription drugs.
Reed announced he and 15 members of his Problem Solvers Caucus are traveling to McAllen, Texas on Friday. The group is scheduled to tour a border patrol station and a centralized processing center, according to a release.
This comes one day after a Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) held up U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s request to unanimously pass the extension.
It would have charged an additional 40-percent tax on employer-provided health insurance that offered excess benefits. The tax would have generated roughly $200 billion in Obamacare subsidies.
Those pesky robocalls are also proving to be costly, especially for American seniors. That was the focus of a hearing Wednesday on Capitol Hill. In all, 48 billion robocalls targeted American mobile and landline phones in 2018, according to Sen. Susan Col
Kelly said things are going “way beyond the pale” and that he is also a “person of color.”
Sen. Pat Toomey, a Republican, said he supported President Trump’s push to include the question. Sen. Bob Casey, a Democrat, was among the senators against it.
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced legislation that would effectively change the way the Trump administration detains migrant children at the Southern border.
On Tuesday, a federal appeals court in New Orleans is hearing whether or not the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional.
The Rustbelt includes states that then-candidate and now-President Donald Trump flipped from Democratic strongholds to a new Republican stomping ground. They are now the same places Democrats are now trying to win back if they want to win the presidency.
Joe Pfadt, who is also the founder of the non-profit that takes both active duty and retired military veterans to Washington, D.C. each fall, has been attending the United States Global Leadership Coalition State Leaders Summit in Washington.
A meeting at the U.S. Department of Transportation is one of five stops leaders of the Erie Downtown Development Corporation made during another whirlwind trip to Washington.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) met with President Donald Trump in Washington Thursday during a meeting focused on criminal justice and workforce reforms.
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is launching a new strategy for curbing illegal immigration and ending sanctuary cities.
Hundreds of nursing homes across the country, including more than a dozen across Pennsylvania, are now under the microscope for what are being called serious health and safety violations.
If you’re planning a trip to our nation’s capital, we have some things you need to know if you plan on using the popular Metro rail system. Some stops will be shut down all summer.
The United States Postal Service lost nearly $4 billion in 2018. But a new plan from U.S. Rep. Tom Reed would help to curb those losses. However, it’s unclear if the Postal Service is on-board with the idea.
Toomey had been pushing the Trump administration for months to repeal steel and aluminum tariffs, which the White House did last week. The move clears a major hurdle for the President as he attempts to pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pact.
Children whose parents died while serving in the military are getting a long-overdue tax break.
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.