Lawmakers in Harrisburg heard about the challenges substance use treatment providers, community leaders, and law enforcement are facing in their efforts to combat addiction at a legislative hearing on Thursday.
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The Next Step in School Funding: A Rural-Urban Coalition to Achieve Educational Equity | Opinion
Educational equity and justice will require more than a historical court ruling. It will require legislative action—something that has eluded Pennsylvania educators for over a century.
A Budget Bump?: Pa. Collected $2.8B in Tax Revenue in February
Gov. Josh Shapiro will head into his first budget speech next week buoyed by a bit of some fiscal good news: Pennsylvania raked in more tax money in February, and year-to-date collections also are up, according to new state data.
Pennsylvania Court Offers Conflicting Opinions on Requirements for Fraud Evidence in Recount Petitions
Two Pennsylvania appellate judges have offered conflicting rulings on whether evidence of fraud is needed to request a recount.
From Formula to Medications and Child Care, Parents Are Being Crushed under a Wave of Shortages
Last summer, when her daughter was still drinking formula, Brittani Roberts often drove from store to store trying to find enough to feed her.
PA Now Tasked with Public-School Funding Revamp
It’s been two weeks since a Commonwealth Court judge ruled Pennsylvania’s system of funding public schools is unconstitutional and must be revamped.
Pa.’s Shapiro, Lee Help Launch $150M Partnership to Improve Access to STEM Education
Gov. Josh Shapiro and U.S. Rep. Summer Lee, D-12th District, will visit Carnegie Mellon University on Thursday to help launch a $150 million partnership with the Norman and Ruth Rales Foundation, aimed at helping improve access to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) graduate education for students from underrepresented communities.
Looking to Raise Awareness, Fetterman Asks Supporters to Donate to Mental Health Organizations
Since his office announced late last week that he was seeking treatment for clinical depression, there’s been a flood of public support for freshman Sen. John Fetterman, D-Pa., for making his condition and treatment public.
Bill to End Medical Co-Pays for Incarcerated Pennsylvanians to be Reintroduced
A Democratic state lawmaker from Philadelphia says he plans to reintroduce legislation to end $5 medical co-pays for incarcerated Pennsylvanians.
Total Small Business Applications Increase Across the Northeast
Pennsylvania small business owners are expectant and confident that 2023 will be a great year.