The World Baseball Classic came to a close on Tuesday night with the USA facing Japan in the final, winner-takes-all game.
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Pa. Says It Will Extend Popular Program for Job-Seekers
Pennsylvania will extend a popular program for job-seekers that allowed some unemployment claimants to meet in-person with state workers for one-on-one attention.
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.
The Next Step in School Funding: A Rural-Urban Coalition to Achieve Educational Equity | Opinion
Educational equity and justice will require more than a historical court ruling. It will require legislative action—something that has eluded Pennsylvania educators for over a century.
A Budget Bump?: Pa. Collected $2.8B in Tax Revenue in February
Gov. Josh Shapiro will head into his first budget speech next week buoyed by a bit of some fiscal good news: Pennsylvania raked in more tax money in February, and year-to-date collections also are up, according to new state data.
Pa. Has an Unprecedented Opportunity to Fix Public School Funding. We Can’t Miss It | Opinion
In a monumental ruling earlier this month, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruled that our commonwealth’s current system of school funding is unconstitutional.
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.
Pa.’s Shapiro, Lee Help Launch $150M Partnership to Improve Access to STEM Education
Gov. Josh Shapiro and U.S. Rep. Summer Lee, D-12th District, will visit Carnegie Mellon University on Thursday to help launch a $150 million partnership with the Norman and Ruth Rales Foundation, aimed at helping improve access to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) graduate education for students from underrepresented communities.
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.