Students at the Community College of Philadelphia face a possible tuition increase next fall unless the city and the state chip in more.
One of the three bills signed by Gov. Corbett establishes a statewide database that will help various agencies provide and share information about child abuse cases.
Governor Corbett is frustrated over negotiations with the federal government.
Mayor Michael Nutter was on hand to congratulate more than a dozen participants of the city’s first public policy case study competition.
The income tax filing date is less than two weeks away, and for some it’s time to make a choice.
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission is moving to address thousands of complaints filed in recent months over rapidly rising electric bills.
A new candidate has entered the race for the vacant seat on City Council, and part of his platform focuses on decriminalizing marijuana.
Controller Alan Butkovitz, at lectern in photo, declined to identify the employees — he says it’s a personnel matter at this point — but he says one was a Streets Department employee and the other a school district locksmith.
The school district last week asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to affirm its right to sidestep seniority rules.
Larissa Hlukha, 57, pleaded guilty to federal charges of arranging phony marriages to help others evade US immigration laws.
School district superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard says declining enrollment, overspending, and cuts in federal funding mean the district is facing a $75-million shortfall.
Penndot officials say In some cases motorists may not see actual construction, but contracts will be bid this year because of the funding influx.
Councilman Jim Kenney was among those questioning deputy maoyr Alan Greenberger about the value of Mayor Nutter’s taxpayer-funded overseas trips.
The issue has gained national attention with computer system intrusions at Target, Nieman Marcus, TJ Maxx, and other retailers.
“We’ve been calling on people to fast because now is the time,” said Lisa Sharon Harper (at lectern in photo), who works for the DC-based Sojourners.