Republicans push back on cash Wolf wants for voting machines

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican lawmakers aren't committing to the money sought by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to back up his demand that Pennsylvania's counties replace their voting machines by 2020's...

VP Pence touts trade pact benefits in Pennsylvania stop

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence dropped in Thursday on the presidential battleground state of Pennsylvania, where he toured a maker of packaging robots and urged Congress to pass a new trad...

Pennsylvania accuses financial firms of bond price-fixing

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's treasury department is accusing about a dozen large financial firms of working together to illegally inflate the price of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie M...

Pennsylvania House tries anew to ban Down syndrome abortions

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's House of Representatives is launching another effort to outlaw abortions because of a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, although it faces a veto if it even rea...

Pennsylvania primary features a couple high-profile matchups

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's primary election will decide nominees or officeholders for several high-profile offices, including mayor of the nation's sixth largest city and a U.S. House seat....

Jewish schools seek piece of public grants for security

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Students and staff members at Jewish day schools near the Pittsburgh synagogue that was the site of October's mass shooting are asking state lawmakers for help paying for securi...

Protesters chant 'stop taking bribes' in Pennsylvania House

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Demonstrators chanted "stop taking bribes" and threw dollar bills from a balcony in Pennsylvania's House chamber Monday as part of a protest over state law that does not limit t...

Biden sets his sights on Pennsylvania early in 2020 race

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Joe Biden is picking Pennsylvania for his first campaign speech of the presidential race. That signals his hopes of owning what may be the toughest battleground of next year's e...

Sanders pitches a tougher line than Trump on GM closures

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday accused President Donald Trump of betraying the working people who put him in office and challenged him to deny federal contracts to General Motors unti...

Special election to test Pittsburgh's suburbs ahead of 2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh's suburbs are under the microscope again in a state Senate election that may serve as an early test of President Donald Trump's strength ahead of his 2020 reelection ...

Beto O'Rourke sees wisdom in scrapping Electoral College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Former U.S. representative and presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke says "there's a lot of wisdom" in scrapping the Electoral College system because it puts some states out of ...

Cocaine, meth on rise in Pennsylvania's early warning areas

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Methamphetamine and cocaine use are on the rise in Pennsylvania while prescription drug and heroin deaths are leveling off in some areas, data that appears to reflect nationwide...

Pennsylvania must replace voting machines, lawmakers told

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's top elections official is warning that failing to replace voting machines by 2020 could make the state the only one without a voter-verifiable paper trail. ...

Pennsylvania permits halted for Texas-based pipeline company

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania is halting construction permits for natural gas pipelines operated by a company whose pipeline exploded last year, as the governor said Friday that Energy Transfer ...

Wolf renews bid to put state's minimum wage among highest

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf rolled out a second-term proposal Wednesday to vault Pennsylvania's minimum wage to one of the highest in the nation after similar first-term proposals by the Demo...