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Boyer's employee Emily Quinn stocks dairy items. At the Boyer's Food Markets grocery store in Womelsdorf 
on April 8, 2021. (Reading Eagle Photo via Getty Images/Ben Hasty)
Grocery Store Prices Are Up, But So Are Corporate Profits

Pennsylvanians are wringing their hands over the still-increasing costs of living while businesses, as a whole, are raking it in. 

WILKES-BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA - A Sunoco gas pump reading shows more than $54 as a man pumps gas. (Photo by Aimee Dilger/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
What PA’s Candidates for Governor Would Do to Lower Gas Prices

Republicans want to reduce or eliminate Pennsylvania’s highest-in-the-US gas tax. Josh Shapiro wants to send PA drivers a check for $250.

Visitors walk through the campus of Slippery Rock University in Slippery Rock, Butler County, in May 2019. (AP File Photo/Keith Srakocic)
No Tuition Hike at State Universities for 4th Year

While awaiting for financial help from the state, the System of Higher Education’s Board of Governors approved the fourth year of flat tuition at Pennsylvania's state universities.

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Biden Extends Freeze on Student Loan Payments Through Aug. 31

Borrowers have four more months until federal student loan debt payments resume. Democratic lawmakers in Pennsylvania are among those nationally calling for the president to do more.

Watt-hour meters track electricity used by residents of an apartment building in St. Marys, Elk County, in May 2009. (AP File Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Pennsylvania’s Low-Income Families Are Getting More Money to Weatherize Their Homes

The commonwealth will receive $186 million through the Weatherization Assistance Program, money that will help thousands of families make their homes more energy efficient.

(Courtesy: Pennsylvania Treasury Administration)
Is the PA Treasury Holding Property With Your Name On It? Here’s How to Find Out

The Pennsylvania Treasury Department has more than $4 billion in unclaimed property including funds from dormant bank accounts, abandoned stocks, uncashed checks, jewelry, medals, and more.

People pump gas at a Giant Eagle GetGo where a gallon of unleaded regular gas is $4.19.9, while at a neighboring Sunoco station, rear, a gallon of unleaded regular is $4.39.9, in Mount Lebanon, Pa., Monday, March 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Wolf, Corman Trying to Keep Pennsylvania Gas Prices From Getting Further Out of Control

Gov. Tom Wolf and state Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman are urging fellow lawmakers to suspend the federal and state gas taxes.