The state House has passed and sent to the Senate a bill that would require drug testing for prospective teachers and other school employees in Pennsylvania.
As more Americans sign up online for healthcare under the Affordable Care Act, there is a growing envy among Pennsylvanians who would qualify for expanded Medicaid, but won’t get it come January.
Attorney General Kathleen Kane is seeking to be dismissed from a federal lawsuit pending in Philadelphia that challenges Pennsylvania’s same-sex marriage ban.
A coroner says a Pennsylvania hunter was accidentally shot by another member of his hunting party.
Students in Pennsylvania are saddled with thousands of dollars in debt when they graduate.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett unveiled details of his Medicaid reform plan today. He will submit a waiver in January to cover the uninsured, and the public comment period is now open.
State police say a tanker truck driver apparently blacked out after sneezing causing the vehicle to overturn, spilling corn syrup which blocked Interstate 70 in Pennsylvania.
A Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he fatally stabbed his 85-year-old mother so he could take her money to buy crack cocaine.
A basketball coach at a Pennsylvania junior high school has been suspended from his job and jailed on charges that he molested a 13-year-old boy at least six times since September.
“Both the Medicaid and the CHIP programs are working together to reduce the number of uninsured children,” says Joan Alker, Executive Director at the Center for Children and Families.
Pennsylvania’s insurance commissioner says all four of the state’s Blues companies have agreed to extend into next year their “Special Care” programs that had been targeted for cancellation at the end of December because they don’t meet federal health care law requirements.
Pennsylvania state lawmakers, judges and top executive branch officials, including Gov. Tom Corbett, will see a few hundred dollars more in salary in 2014, unless they decline it.
Police searching for owner of a pit bull that was rescued from a Pennsylvania creek after a construction worker saw the animal struggling in the water with its two front legs tied together.
A standout high school athlete trying to overcome a rocky family life has been fatally shot inside a western Pennsylvania home.
After months of wrangling that virtually consumed the state capitol, a bill that will provide billions more dollars to roads, bridges and mass transit in Pennsylvania is now on its way to Governor Corbett’s desk.