Democrats choose history professor for special election in 48th Senate District
The state party nominated Annville resident Michael Schroeder at a convention on Sunday, according to a press release.
To mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month, lawmakers remember 123 Pennsylvanians killed in 2018
In June, the General Assembly approved a 10 percent budget increase for domestic violence services.
Pa. fixed your robocall problem. This is a recording | Editorial Cartoon
A new state law is supposed to clamp down on robocalls. We'll see how that long that one lasts.
Pa.’s Casey, Toomey split on Senate vote to overturn Trump power plant rule
Democrats sought to force Republicans to go on the record backing a Trump rule that critics say falls short of what’s needed to combat climate change.
Wanted for LGBTQ Capitol rallying day: Those willing to share their stories of discrimination
The Oct. 22 event is intended to highlight those who have been denied housing or other accomodation because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
We found the one thing heavier than the average college student’s backpack | Editorial Cartoon
Just a guess - but this might be a big contributor to declining enrollment at Pa. State System universities.
Toomey: Trump wrong to talk about Biden on Ukraine call. But it’s ‘not unreasonable’ for DOJ to seek foreign help on investigations
During an appearance in Harrisburg on Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., of conducting a "secret" investigation and said the House should hold a formal vote on an inquiry.
With redistricting reform in park, advocacy group releases poll showing public support for change
Two-thirds of registered voters (67 percent) back the creation of an independent commission to draw legislative district lines.
New House oversight panel’s first report will tackle lobbying reform, chairman says
The report will provide a before and after look at a 2017 rewrite of how much hired guns must reveal about their Capitol doings.
Wolf calls for non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ Pennsylvanians as U.S. Supreme Court considers the issue
“For too long to our collective detriment, we kept some of our best, most talented individuals out of the workforce because of nationality, religion, race or gender," the Democrat said in a statement Tuesday.
Pa.’s Casey, Toomey condemn U.S. withdrawal from northern Syria
The announcement earned a rare, bipartisan rebuke, as lawmakers voices fears about the potentially destabilizing effect of the decision.
Weed in state stores? What could possibly go wrong? | Editorial Cartoon
A Democratic state lawmaker from Delaware County wants to legalize recreational marijuana and sell it through Pennsylvania's more than 600 state stores