Rep. Perry wanted to slash the NLRB budget, even as the agency deals with a boom in organizing

BY: and - December 10, 2023

Democrats charge it’s just the latest salvo in an ongoing fight by the GOP to hobble the NLRB amid a new wave of interest in organizing among workers. 


EPA needs to finalize strong, comprehensive methane standards. Here’s why | Opinion

BY: - December 28, 2022

For multiple reasons, Pennsylvanians truly have the most to benefit from this federal rule-making.

Panel investigating crime in Philly puts blame on DA Krasner for lack of prosecutions

BY: - October 24, 2022

(*This story was updated at 5:52 p.m. on Monday, 10/25/22 to include additional comment from Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner’s office) The House Select Committee on Restoring Law and Order voted Monday to present an interim report to the full chamber on its investigation of Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner and crime in Philadelphia. A […]

The race for this Center City Philadelphia House seat is getting crowded

BY: - November 14, 2021

Political operative, former journalist Ben Waxman is the latest entrant in the fight for the Democratic nod for the 182nd House District.

‘There just aren’t enough words’: 20 years later, former Gov. Tom Ridge, staffers reflect on 9/11

BY: - September 11, 2021

When their pagers went off, it was time to leave Royal Oaks Golf Club, bring Gov. Tom Ridge back from Erie, and go to work.

From librarians to Uber drivers: This is the changing face of the Pa. labor movement

BY: - September 5, 2021

“I think we're starting to see more of an awareness that labor’s everybody, because everybody's a worker,” Penn State University labor relations lecturer Valerie Braman said.


Wolf admin.’s proposed nursing home regulations come with costs | Ray E. Landis

BY: - August 3, 2021

The Department of Health has begun their attempt to respond by issuing the first of what will be five sets of proposed regulations to update the commonwealth’s rules for long-term care nursing facilities. 

Philadelphia County won’t comply with Mastriano-backed election ‘investigation’

BY: - July 30, 2021

The Philadelphia City Commissioners unanimously voted against Sen. Doug Mastriano’s, R-Franklin, sweeping request for voting equipment and information used in the 2020 general and 2021 primary elections.


Delta Variant 101: What you need to know to protect yourself | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 22, 2021

Here's how the rapidly spreading Delta variant might change your behavior.

State officials decertify Fulton Co. election system following third-party audit

BY: - July 21, 2021

The decertification of Fulton County’s voting system comes weeks after Degraffenreid warned that county voting systems could be decertified if they were subjected to a post-election third party review.

As Congress tries to regulate ‘forever chemicals,’ local water systems push back

BY: - July 20, 2021

Local water utilities worried about getting hit with lawsuits and high cleanup costs are stepping up their lobbying of Congress as lawmakers move to regulate toxic chemicals found in drinking water.