Visiting the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall is a history lesson but it’s unavailable due to another historic event; the first government shutdown in 17 years.
With all the fears that Superstorm Sandy created, here’s one that never materialized: huge tax increases to make up for property destroyed along the coastlines of New Jersey, New York and Connecticut.
Philadelphia’s firefighting efforts are getting a little help from Washington.
The political divide in the U.S. has created gridlock in the nation’s capital, with immigration reform and the sequester among the matters stuck. But there is a glimmer of a movement to find compromise.
Medicaid expansion in Pennsylvania is on hold for the summer as the state Senate backed away from its standoff with the House on the issue.
Natural disasters cost every one of us, even if we’re not hit by a hurricane or tornado and someone has added up the bill.
A new Gallup poll released on Thursday shows that just 10% of Americans have faith in the United States Congress.
In Ocean City, New Jersey, unemployment declined to 13.8 percent last month, from 17.1 percent in March.
The Hardy Williams Education Fund awarded scholarships to six students in Philadelphia interested in careers in government, law or social action.
“We don’t really have the answer,” said Dr. Lara Akinbami of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the senior author of the new report released Thursday.
Many of Pennsylvania’s state government websites are offline, and officials aren’t providing details about the cause or its likely duration.
Some cancer patients might have trouble finding treatments because of budget cuts. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl says this is affecting patients who get chemotherapy in community clinics.
The United States Homeland Security Secretary was in Philadelphia Tuesday to make an announcement about a new pilot program to strengthen security on college campuses.
Unemployment remains a stubborn problem and the head of a high tech staffing firm says one reason is too many of us train for the wrong jobs.
You can call them “Fiscal Cliff II” or “sequestration” or anything else ominous, but to the groups who serve the unemployed and those on medical assistance, they’re just plain bad news.