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In this photo made through a windshield, the sensors and lights are seen at the west bound toll gate of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Cranberry Township, Pa., on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. More than $104 million in Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls went uncollected last year as the agency fully converted to all-electronic tolling. Turnpike records show the millions of motorists who don’t use E-ZPass have a nearly 1 in 2 chance of riding without paying under the “toll-by-plate” license plate reader system.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
“Why Was This Not Shared With Us?” Turnpike’s $104M in Unpaid Tolls Draws Senators’ Scrutiny

An internal turnpike report issued in July indicated that motorists who do not use E-ZPass have a nearly 1 in 2 chance of riding without paying under the “toll-by-plate” license plate camera system.

Traffic going eastbound on the Pennsylvania Turnpike proceeds through the electronic toll booths in Cranberry Township, Pa., on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. More than $104 million in Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls went uncollected last year as the agency fully converted to all-electronic tolling. Turnpike records show the millions of motorists who don’t use E-ZPass have a nearly 1 in 2 chance of riding without paying under the “toll-by-plate” license plate reader system. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Free Rides Take $104M toll on Pennsylvania Turnpike Finances

An internal turnpike report showed nearly 11 million out of the total of about 170 million turnpike rides generated no revenue for the agency in the fiscal year that ended May 31.

People walk by a downed tree in Fort Washington Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021 in the aftermath of downpours and high winds from the remnants of Hurricane Ida that hit the area. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
How Pennsylvanians Impacted by Wednesday’s Storm Can Get Help

As officials assess the damage from Wednesday’s powerful storm, resources are available to Pennsylvania residents who need assistance.

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Assembly Map-Drawing Panel to Count PA Inmates in Home Towns

The Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission voted for the policy change that was introduced by House Minority Leader Joanna McClinton, D-Philadelphia.

A "Welcome to Pennsylvania" sign in downtown Easton. (Shutterstock/Andriy Blokhin)
Pennsylvania Is the Best State for Many Reasons. Here Are the Top 10.

It’s Pennsylvania Day! We have many reasons to be proud to call Pennsylvania home.

FILE- In this file photo from Nov. 19, 2019, a man is silhouetted in the shade as he walks by the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
State Democrats Keep Proposing Ideas to Help Pennsylvania. Republicans Keep Ignoring Them.

From pandemic relief to election laws, Republican leaders in the state Legislature continue to ignore Democrats.

Republicans in the state Legislature are pushing bills that would roll back abortion rights and expand gun rights.
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Legislature Passes Budget that Boosts Education Funding, but Misses Other Opportunities

Next year’s state budget will pump millions into struggling schools, but also sets billions of dollars aside while the state struggles to reopen from a historic pandemic.