BRADDOCK, PA - OCTOBER 13: Street scenes from the historical steel mill town of Braddock, Pennsylvania on October 13, 2016. Braddock was once a thriving center of America's steel industry but once the mills closed, it suffered severe economic decline and depopulation. Efforts are being made to repurpose many of the abandoned buildings for art projects and community development, and U.S. Steel's Edgar Thomson mill is still operational. (Photo by Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images)
Pennsylvania Counties Can Start Applying for Whole-Home Repairs Funds in Mid-December

The Whole-Home Repairs Program offers grants and loans to homeowners and landlords who struggle to pay for necessary home repairs. It also trains workers for construction-related jobs.

FILE - A help wanted sign is posted on the side of a road in Warminster, Pa., Thursday, June 2, 2022. The Labor Department reports Thursday, Nov. 17, on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Rate Hit a New Record Low in October

The Pennsylvania unemployment rate dropped to 4%, down from 5.6% a year ago.

File - Frozen turkeys are displayed at a supermarket in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. Americans are bracing for a costly Thanksgiving this year, with double-digit percent increases in the price of turkey, potatoes, stuffing, canned pumpkin and other staples.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
No Thanks: How Much More You’ll Pay for Thanksgiving Dinner This Year in Pennsylvania

Your Thanksgiving meal with friends and family could cost you upwards of 20% more this year, depending on where you’re eating it.

A voter arrives to cast their mail-in ballot at the City-County Building in downtown Pittsburgh Monday, May 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Election Results May Take a Few Days in Pennsylvania. Here’s Why.

With the midterm election almost here, counties in Pennsylvania are gearing up for the vote counting process. With close to 9 million registered voters in the state, and almost one million mail-in ballots already returned, it could take some time before we know the winners.

A Lowe's employee walks through the parking lot as shoppers walk to their car after shopping at a store in Robinson Township, Allegheny County, on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
These State Democrats Are Up for Reelection; Here Are the Minimum Wage Bills They’ve Proposed

If Democrats can make sizable gains on the Republican majority in Harrisburg this election, maybe we’ll finally see some movement on the minimum wage.

The Lie's Choices crisis pregnancy center in Kutztown, Pa. (Photo: Ashley Adams)
How Crisis Pregnancy Centers Use Public Funds to Deceive Patients and Discourage Them From Seeking Abortion Care

Crisis pregnancy centers pose as full-service health clinics even though most don’t offer any type of medical services. Using deceptive marketing practices, CPCs lure pregnant individuals into their facilities in an attempt to dissuade them from obtaining abortion services. They boast names such as Bright Hope, Problem Pregnancy, Choices Pregnancy Center, and  Women’s Choice Network...

US Senate Candidates John Fetterman and Dr. Mehmet Oz debate in Harrisburg, Oct. 25, 2022. (Screen shot).
‘I Will Keep Getting Back Up’: John Fetterman Stands Tall in Debate With Dr. Oz

Still working his way back from a stroke, Pennsylvania’s Democratic US Senate candidate John Fetterman struggled at times in his debate with Mehmet Oz on Tuesday, but was more direct than his Republican opponent when discussing abortion, the economy, crime, and more.