Out of the 50 states and Washington D.C., Pennsylvania ranks 13th nationwide for mass punishment, with 244,000 people behind bars or under some kind of supervision, new data show.
As state lawmakers in Harrisburg work to combat Pennsylvania’s maternal mortality crisis, an advocacy organization is helping doulas with the cost of obtaining a state certification, a move they hope will bring more people into the field and improve maternal health outcomes across the commonwealth.
In Pennsylvania, the average house price was $244,500 in February which is roughly a $5,000 decrease from January and on par with prices a year ago.
Roughly one in 10 Pennsylvanians has gambled online in the last year, according to the state Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs, Penn State University, and the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, which released its second annual report on Thursday surveying the state’s online gaming landscape.
U.S. Rep Chris Deluzio says he hopes a recent roundtable with nursing home workers in Beaver County will help move the conversation about nursing home staffing shortages forward, and push Congress to act on President Joe Biden’s federal reforms.
The last time there was a significant push by taxing authorities to challenge the tax-exempt status of hospitals in Pennsylvania was three decades ago.
Two Pennsylvania appellate judges have offered conflicting rulings on whether evidence of fraud is needed to request a recount.
It’s been two weeks since a Commonwealth Court judge ruled Pennsylvania’s system of funding public schools is unconstitutional and must be revamped.
A Democratic state lawmaker from Philadelphia says he plans to reintroduce legislation to end $5 medical co-pays for incarcerated Pennsylvanians.
With a pandemic-era emergency program helping households with grocery bills set to end this month, Pennsylvania food banks are bracing for increased need.