Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate remained relatively unchanged, increasing from 4.3 percent in January to 4.4 percent in February.
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Pa. Capitol Police Fully Equipped With Body Cameras, Shapiro Administration Announces
Pennsylvania Capitol Police are now fully equipped with body cameras, the Shapiro administration announced Monday.
Americans Remain Hopeful About Democracy Despite Fears of its Demise – and are Acting on That Hope
President Joe Biden will convene world leaders beginning on March 29, 2023, to discuss the state of democracies around the world.
Eli Lilly Slashed Insulin Prices. This Starts a Race to the Bottom | Opinion
When drugmaker Eli Lilly announced Wednesday it will slash the list price for some of its insulin products the news raised questions about what will happen to other efforts to provide low-cost insulin.
Staff Shortages, ‘Burdensome’ Regulations Among Top Hurdles for Addiction Treatment Providers
Lawmakers in Harrisburg heard about the challenges substance use treatment providers, community leaders, and law enforcement are facing in their efforts to combat addiction at a legislative hearing on Thursday.
Pa.’s Unemployment Rate at 4.3% in January
Pennsylvania’s unemployment was 4.3% in January, according to state data released on Friday.
Pa.’s Deluzio, California’s Khanna Look to Beef Up Regs for Toxic Trains
U.S. Reps. Chris Deluzio, D-17th District, and Ro Khanna, D-Calif., have introduced legislation that would add stricter regulations for trains carrying hazardous materials.
Pennsylvania Court Offers Conflicting Opinions on Requirements for Fraud Evidence in Recount Petitions
Two Pennsylvania appellate judges have offered conflicting rulings on whether evidence of fraud is needed to request a recount.
Access and Equity Are Top Priorities for Women’s Health Caucus in 2023–24 Session
Members of the Pennsylvania Women’s Health Caucus gathered in the Capitol on Wednesday to outline their priorities for the 2023-24 legislative session.
Five Things to Know about the Death Penalty in Pa. | Friday Morning Coffee
Earlier this week, Democratic lawmakers in the state House and Senate again proposed abolishing the death penalty in Pennsylvania.