Since his office announced late last week that he was seeking treatment for clinical depression, there’s been a flood of public support for freshman Sen. John Fetterman, D-Pa., for making his condition and treatment public.
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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.
Bill to End Medical Co-Pays for Incarcerated Pennsylvanians to be Reintroduced
A Democratic state lawmaker from Philadelphia says he plans to reintroduce legislation to end $5 medical co-pays for incarcerated Pennsylvanians.
What Was Pa.’s Role in Shooting Down Those Mystery Flying Objects?
Military posts in Midwestern and Western states played key roles in the unprecedented downings of multiple unmanned aerial objects over the North American continent this weekend.
Total Small Business Applications Increase Across the Northeast
Pennsylvania small business owners are expectant and confident that 2023 will be a great year.
Harrisburg-Carlisle Area Unemployment Stays Steady Per New Report
The Harrisburg-Carlisle metropolitan area unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) stayed steady at 2.8 percent Per New Report, well below the state and national average.
Pa. Bills Would Boost Benefits For Retired Teachers, State Employees
On Wednesday, Rep. Steven R. Malagari, D-Montgomery, began seeking co-sponsors for a proposal that would boost pension benefits for teachers and state employees alike during the fiscal year that ends June 30, and tie future hikes to inflationary increases.
With a Pandemic-Era ‘Lifeline’ Ending This Month, Pa. Food Banks Brace for Increased Need
With a pandemic-era emergency program helping households with grocery bills set to end this month, Pennsylvania food banks are bracing for increased need.
PUC Launches Investigation Into PPL Electric Over ‘Unusually High Bills’
The state entity charged with oversight of utility companies across the commonwealth announced this week that it would initiate an investigation of PPL Electric Utilities (PPL) over “unusually high bills recently received by customers.”
Temple U Graduate Students Go On Strike for a Living Wage
The Temple University Graduate Students’ Association (TUGSA) went on strike early Tuesday morning for the first time in the union’s history since it was founded in 1979 and continues to show their support for a living wage through ongoing rallies on campus.