PA lawmakers and game officials say a new law will make it easier to obtain antlerless deer licenses. With this year's hunting season already underway, the legislation that was signed into law by Gov. Wolf earlier this month will take effect next season
The holiday season is known to bring out the spirit of giving. Roughly one-third of annual donations are made in December. But as millions of Americans open their wallets for good causes, scammers look to take advantage of their generosity.
Today in Harrisburg, a group of state Republican lawmakers announced the new PA Freedom Caucus. The caucus will be comprised of nearly two dozen Republican lawmakers who say they are focused on limiting the scope of government and restoring freedom.
This evening, House Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania announced their leadership team for the 2023-24 legislative session. The new GOP leaders were elected this afternoon by their peers.
Residential building fires are over twice as likely to occur on thanksgiving day than any other day of the year. Each year, an average of two-thousand-three-hundred residential fires occur nationwide on thanksgiving day.
According to Pennsylvania officials, nearly 260,000 children live in households headed by grandparents or other relatives. The number of grandparents raising grandchildren is rising, and in many cases is due to the drug overdose crisis.
For the first time in 12 years, Democrats will take the majority in the Pennsylvania House. Dems secured their 102-seat-majority after incumbent Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) conceded in the race for the 151st House District on Thursday afternoon.
Today is the final day of Snow Squall Awareness Week. A snow squall is a brief, but intense period of heavy snow and strong winds. Squalls create serious visibility concerns, including whiteout conditions, and can be extremely dangerous while driving.
According to advocates, the human trafficking industry generates more than $32 billion each year and occurs all over the world, including right here in the commonwealth.
PA Governor-elect, Josh Shapiro and Lt. Governor-elect, Austin Davis discussed transition efforts alongside Gov. Tom Wolf. Today's announcements come just over a week after Shapiro defeated Doug Mastriano by a margin of over 700,000 votes.
After maintaining control of the PA State Senate, Republicans proceeded this afternoon with announcing Senate leadership positions for the 2023-2024 legislative session. Republicans maintained control of the 50-seat State Senate with a 28-22 majority...
Legislation signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf will make it easier for Pennsylvanians to test substances for fentanyl. Previously, fentanyl test strips for personal use were classified as drug paraphernalia.
Over 1.5 million students are transported on school buses across the commonwealth each day. This week, Pennsylvania officials discussed the importance of the state’s School Bus Stopping Law.
With 113 Republicans and 90 Democrats currently in the 203-member House, a Democratic majority seemed like a tall-task. However, after strong performances on Tues., especially in blue suburbs and purple counties, the ambitious goal could become reality.
In PA, Dems closed out election night with some major wins, capturing races for U.S. Senate and Pennsylvania governor. However, their success may expand beyond the U.S. Senate and Governor’s Mansion and into the lower chamber of the PA General Assembly.
In just over 12 hours, polls will open across Pennsylvania as voters from every corner of the commonwealth head out to cast their ballot in this year’s midterm election.
Today marks the end of the last full-week before Election Day next Tuesday. In the final four days leading up to the election, Dr. Mehmet Oz gave grassroots supporters in Cumberland County a prescription...
This evening, the Democratic nominees for PA governor and lieutenant governor were in Harrisburg, encouraging supporters to “Get Out The Vote.” Josh Shapiro and Austin Davis arrived in Harrisburg around 6 p.m. to be greeted by hundreds of their supporters
If you’re worried you won't be able to afford to keep your home warm this winter, there are resources available. The annual Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now accepting applications for the 2022-23 season.
So far, more than 1.4 million Pennsylvanians have requested a mail-in or absentee ballot, with over 900,000 already returned. Having some familiarity helps with voting by mail, especially if it’s your first time.
Tomorrow is the deadline to request a mail-in or absentee ballot in PA. By 5:00 pm Tuesday, registered voters who wish to vote by mail in this year’s general, now just 8 days away, will need to fill out their application which can be found online.
It’s the home-stretch for both Democratic U.S. Senate candidate John Fetterman and his Republican opponent Dr. Mehmet Oz, with now only nine days to the election.
Earlier today, Fetterman was in Harrisburg to kick off a canvassing event.
Today, in Harrisburg, officials from the PA State Police, Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP), and others encouraged residents to be mindful of unwanted or unused prescriptions around the house.
Following the unprovoked invasion of Ukraine in February, Pennsylvania lawmakers hit back by introducing several pieces and packages of legislation to eliminate ties, investments, and dependency with Russia.
Today, dozens of abortion rights advocates took to the State Capitol with just 15 days until the general election. High-profile races in Pennsylvania, specifically the race for governor, could shape the future of abortion access in the commonwealth.
This week, the Wolf Administration discussed access to harm reduction tools, like Naloxone, in combatting opioid overdoses. The opioid reversing medication is widely available and is easy for all Pennsylvanians to obtain.
This week, the Center for Rural Pennsylvania hosted a hearing on mental health in rural schools and discussed the lingering impacts of the pandemic. The Center for Rural PA is a legislative agency of the General Assembly that focuses on rural affairs.
Climate advocates rallied to raise awareness about global warming and PA's role in energy production. Advocates with the Better Path Coalition and the PA Climate Convergence delivered a letter signed by 60 organizations, with over 3,000 signatures, to DGS
After passing the Pennsylvania House this summer, a package of bills, that would give municipalities and local landowners more control over waterway improvements, is one step closer to becoming law.