DaniRae Renno

DaniRae Renno

DaniRae Renno is a summer intern for the Pennsylvania Legislative Correspondents Association.

Short on cash, but not demand, Pa. counties press for mental health funding hikes

By: - June 5, 2023

'We're in a crisis, and it’s getting worse,' one county official told the Capital-Star.

Pa. LGBTQ groups mobilize against Moms For Liberty gathering in Philly

By: - June 2, 2023

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a 2024 GOP presidential candidate, is expected to address the group.


‘Agriculture is central to our growth’: Pa. Gov. Shapiro attends opening of Carbon Co. farm’s greenhouse

By: - May 31, 2023

Little Leaf Farms isn’t done growing either — Sellew said the company aims to build the world’s largest producing area for baby leaf greens with the continued support of Carbon County and the Commonwealth. 

‘We can’t sit on our hands anymore’: Cash-strapped volunteer fire depts. ask lawmakers for help

By: - May 30, 2023

The House Republican Policy Committee traveled to Lehigh County for a hearing on Tuesday.

Carnegie Mellon gets $20M in federal funds to spark transportation safety initiative

By: - May 30, 2023

The money will help make 'quality STEM education, training and jobs accessible for all,' U.S. Rep. Summer Lee said.

A voting sign in Philadelphia

‘We’re in a moment’: Is it time to expand voting rights for incarcerated Pennsylvanians?

By: - May 28, 2023

'When I was told I could vote, it was an amazing feeling,” Jessie Tate said. “It felt so good. They gave you an ‘I voted’ sticker, and I was walking around with that sticker on all day long.”  

$14M in federal aid for brownfield cleanup headed to Pa., Sens. Casey, Fetterman say

By: - May 27, 2023

Organizations with brownfield site issues had to apply for the grant. Applicants received varying sums, ranging from $472,000 to $2 million. 

In this photo illustration, a package of NARCAN (Naloxone) nasal spray sits on the counter at a Walgreens pharmacy, Aug. 9, 2017 in New York City. Starting on Wednesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday that no-cost or low cost Naloxone (NARCAN), a drug that can help reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, will be available at all pharmacies across New York state. (Photo Illustration by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Pa. senators float involuntary commitment plan for people who overdose

By: - May 25, 2023

'Treatment will allow individuals to regain their hopes, dreams, goals and most importantly, their lives,' Sen. Dan Laughlin, R-Erie, said.

Pa. House Judiciary Committee passes package to expand definition of Ethnic Intimidation 

By: - May 24, 2023

The bill expands protections to the state’s LGBTQ+ and disabled residents for the first time ever.


Pa. AG Henry gets tough with telemarketers in recent lawsuits; joins national effort

By: - May 24, 2023

'Robocall scams are not just an annoyance, they are illegal,' state Attorney General Michelle Henry said Wednesday.

U.S. Rep. Chris Deluzio, D-17th District (Capital-Star file).

Pa. Rep. Deluzio makes moves to help veterans with bill, new advisory council

By: - May 23, 2023

U.S. Rep. Chris Deluzio has announced the formation of a new advisory council to assist him on veterans’ related issues. 

Pa. House votes on gun safety bills highlight Democrats’ ‘humble majority’

By: and - May 22, 2023

‘There is no doubt in my mind that the shameful era of doing nothing is coming to an end,’ Rep Dan Frankel said.