Katherine Reinhard

Katherine Reinhard

Pennsylvania Capitol Building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

For three open seats in Legislature, Lehigh Valley picks two Democrats, one Republican

By: - November 10, 2022

(*This story was updated at 3:50 p.m. on Thursday, 11/10/22 with additional reporting) In November 2021, Republican Jarrett Coleman, an airline pilot from Upper Macungie, won a seat on the Parkland School Board after running on an anti-mask platform that drew support from parents who said they were exhausted by school policies enacted at the […]

Republican Lisa Scheller making her second bid in 7th Congressional District

By: - October 9, 2022

The GOP hopeful has hit her opponent, incumbent Democratic U.s. Rep. Susan Wild, on inflation, ties to Biden.

U.S. Rep. Susan Wild, D-7th District

In a bellwether Pa. seat, Democrat Susan Wild touts record as she pursues third term

By: - October 6, 2022

She's facing Republican Lisa Scheller in a rematch in the redrawn 7th Congressional District.

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Browning, Miller to square off in Sept. 29 debate for Lehigh Valley’s 14th Senate District seat

By: - September 22, 2022

Debates previously have been announced in 134th and 22nd state House races.

GOP hopeful Scheller slams Biden’s student debt plan. Her company had PPP loans wiped clean

By: - August 30, 2022

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Susan Wild, D-7th District, supports the initiative, and has introduced her own student debt restructuring legislation.

U.S. Rep. Susan Wild, D-7th District

GOP continues to erode Democrats’ voter edge in 7th Congressional District

By: - August 9, 2022

Republicans have 188,245 registered voters in the bellwether district – a  gain of 4,793 since a March release of numbers.

Buttigieg gets up-close look at infrastructure bill projects in Lehigh Valley

By: - August 2, 2022

Marcona’s story is the reason why Pete Buttigieg, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation, visited  LCCC on Tuesday to announce the college will receive a $193,677, two-year grant to provide free tuition for CLD training to 30 military veterans and five individuals from underserved communities.

Jarrett Coleman declares victory over Pa. Sen Browne in Lehigh Valley GOP primary

By: - May 26, 2022

Browne says he may ask for a recount in the closely contested race.

Lehigh Co. DA, Pa. Secretary of State to discuss plan to monitor ballot drop boxes

By: - May 9, 2022

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin said Friday he will continue to have county detectives physically monitor drop-off boxes for mail-in ballots but has agreed to talk on Monday with acting Secretary of State Leigh Chapman on the matter. On Thursday, Chapman sent a letter to Martin asking him to stop having county detectives monitor […]

ACLU, disability advocates call on Lehigh Co. DA to halt drop box monitoring plan

By: - May 6, 2022

District Attorney Jim Martin's plan crosses the line into voter intimidation, they argue

Lehigh County DA to monitor ballot drop-off boxes for violators

By: - April 27, 2022

Voters could face charges for delivering more than one ballot, Lehigh County's top prosecutor has said.

Democrat Enid Santiago survives petition challenge in Lehigh Valley’s 134th House District seat 

By: - April 13, 2022

She will face incumbent Democratic state Rep. Peter Schweyer, D-Lehigh, who was among her petition challengers.