Google Plus Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Vimeo RSS

Government News Archive

Workshop gives business, government leaders a taste of poverty

Workshop gives business, government leaders a taste of poverty

By Thomas A. Barstow, Contributing writer

Access to health care, jobs, housing, transportation and child care was just beyond reach. If they were attainable, they were costly necessities that...

premium content Mini-casinos in Pennsylvania: 1,000-plus municipalities opt out

Despite a flood of municipal resolutions prohibiting the development of new casinos in Pennsylvania, the state Gaming Control Board is optimistic it...

State opioids order sparks funding concerns for first responders

It was among the most-discussed proposals made by Gov. Tom Wolf and his cabinet when they declared a state of emergency over Pennsylvania's worsening...

Best bets: Where would a casino go in York County?

After Penn National Gaming won the right to open the first of Pennsylvania 10 new mini-casinos, municipalities in York County began sizing up whether...

NAFTA: Observers urge reform, not end, to free trade deal

NAFTA: Observers urge reform, not end, to free trade deal

By Thomas A. Barstow

The talk of ending or updating NAFTA is expected to intensify late in January, a debate whose result poses high stakes for manufacturers, truckers...

premium content Pa. regulators sizing up tax-cut impact on utility rates

Will federal tax reform lead to lower utility bills for Pennsylvania businesses and homeowners?

York's Capitol Theatre undergoing $1.6M renovation

A $700,000 state grant gives operators of the Capitol Theatre in downtown York the final investment they needed to close the landmark May 1 and...

Wolf declares opioid crisis a state emergency

In a press conference Wednesday, Gov. Tom Wolf declared a state of emergency over Pennsylvania's ongoing opioid overdose crisis.

Joe Torsella: The investor

premium content Joe Torsella: The investor

While his job involves lots of numbers, state treasurer Joe Torsella keeps one statistic in mind: Three of the five most recently elected state...

close