• September 16, 2014 |  Explainer

    Why does Pa. have so many local governments?

    Pennsylvania has more local governments than any other state except Texas and Illinois. Why?
  • September 16, 2014 |  Update

    School districts responding to kindergarten enrollment swell

    Harrisburg school officials changed their minds about cutting off kindergarten registration after Labor Day.
  • September 16, 2014

    Pa. House's 'clean' cigarette-tax bill retains controversial charter element

    The Pennsylvania House of Representatives stripped contentious provisions from the Philadelphia cigarette-tax authorization bill in a rules committee ...
  • September 16, 2014

    Knight Cities Challenge to fund ideas to make cities more successful

    A foundation is challenging innovators to find new ways to improve cities, and it's willing to fund their projects.
  • September 16, 2014

    Pa. to borrow from Treasury to pay bills

    For the second year in a row, Pennsylvania will have to borrow money from its treasury to cover basic operating expenses.
  • September 15, 2014 |  LAW & POLICY

    State lawmakers face hurdles to expanding economic development program for cities

    State legislators have been pushing to increase the number of CRIZ designations, but financial and political factors could keep these struggling commu...
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