The County Executives of America (CEA) Board of Directors unanimously elected Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper to the board on Thursday.
The Pennsylvania House Education Committee recently advanced H.B. 530, authored by State Rep. Mike Reese (R-59th), which aims to improve charter and cyber-charter education in Pennsylvania by strengthening school choice and improving the formula used to fund charter and cyber-charter schools.
The Chester County Housing Authority announced last week that it has launched a new initiative to find suitable housing for at least 100 veterans over the next 100 days.
Two state Senate committees will hear testimony on Tuesday from stakeholders on what the impact fee from natural gas drilling in the state has done for them.
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) returned more than $2.1 million in licensing fees to over 1,100 municipalities, the board said on Monday.
The Delaware County Chamber of Commerce plans to hold the 2015 State of the County address on March 12 at the D'Ignazio's Towne House in Media, Pa.
Three high school teams from PA Cyber Charter School finished highest in the state in a recent national cyber-security competition. The competition consisted of a six-hour scenario in which students applied IT skills to remove hacking tools, viruses and other computer security threats.
Pension reform should come before addressing new sources of revenue
Legislation would simplify commonwealth's tax code
Slot-machine revenue in Pennsylvania rose 1.1 percent in February compared with a year ago, the state's Gaming Control Board said on Tuesday. The board's report said slot-machine-generated gross revenue from the state's 12 casinos totaled approximately $183.2 million in February, compared with approximately $181.2 million in February 2014.
Pennsylvania-based VWR, which provides laboratory products, services and solutions, announced Tuesday that it has expanded its distribution agreement with New England Biolabs (NEB).
Rep. Meehan praised the passage of a bipartisan bill that will strengthen popular 529 college savings accounts.
State Rep. Kate Klunk (R-Dist. 169) voiced the concerns of York County business owners on Monday over the potential impact an income tax increase could have on job creation and small businesses in the state.
Testimony was heard from various local government entities and organizations on Tuesday on the importance of the impact fee in Pennsylvania during a joint meeting of the state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy and Senate Local Government committees.
BodyThe Pennsylvania Farm Bureau said Tuesday Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed budget doesn't adequately fund agriculture research or cooperative extension programs at Penn State University.
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) said Tuesday small businesses would be the “biggest losers” when it comes to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed budget for 2015-16.
The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) expressed disappointment on Tuesday over Gov. Tom Wolf's budget and the elimination of funding for rural critical-access hospitals, hospital supplemental payments for burn centers and obstetrical/neonatal units.
The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania said Thursday it had learned the U.S.