Per the new report, in the Northeast, business applications increased 4.6 percent between January and February, from 61,137 to 64,190 applications.
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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.
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.
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.
Pa. Lawmakers Reintroduce Proposal to Give Parents Child Identification Kits
Though they hope families are never in a situation where they have to use them, two Pennsylvania Republicans have proposed giving parents kits to help identify missing children.
Tent Camp Closure Marks Shift in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County Homelessness Policies
In clearing an encampment in Allegheny Center, the city set aside protocols that had endured for nearly 20 years, even as the county saw new shelter space rapidly fill.