Explainers

  • May 19, 2017

    What do the Pittsburgh Penguins have to do with affordable housing?

    The NHL team’s development arm has exclusive rights to a major project, now the subject of a fair housing complaint.
  • May 2, 2017

    How can Pennsylvania prevent cities from fiscal crisis?

    A grand jury makes several suggestions in a new report focused on “reckless” financial decisions by Harrisburg officials in the early-to-mid 2000’s.
  • April 10, 2017

    Department of Aging gets training to better provide for LGBT seniors

    The intention is tobuild trust in a community that has traditionally been reluctant to utilize aging services out of mistrust and fear of harassment. ...
  • April 6, 2017

    Uber to pay $3.5 million to Pennsylvania over 2014 violations

    The agreement resolves a more than two-year dispute between the company and the Public Utility Commission.
  • March 30, 2017

    Street sensors and cameras in Pennsylvania: Urban asset or privacy concern?

    And why the government wants your Google Maps searches.
  • March 28, 2017

    Bills revived in Harrisburg lowering standards for gun rights groups to sue cities over local laws

    The changes will not, however, prevent Gov. Tom Wolf from vetoing the measures, should they reach his desk.
  • March 27, 2017

    Communities with casinos in Pennsylvania concerned about possible funding changes

    When playing the slots in Pennsylvania, casinos and gamblers aren't the only ones making money.
  • March 23, 2017

    Latest Census data shows Philly, Harrisburg regions grew, while most Pa. counties lost residents

    The U.S. Census Bureau released county and metro-area population estimates on Thursday.
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