Government & Politics

Philly Sen. Hughes says he’s ‘deathly afraid’ GOP will squander $10B in surplus, federal...

Hughes said the state’s revenue surplus combined with the federal pandemic funding was the largest influx of capital into the economy since President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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GOP lawmakers want to change Pa.’s voter ID requirements. Here’s how

If you’re a Pennsylvania voter, the only time you have to show identification at the polls is if it’s your first time casting a ballot at that location. Two state senators want to change...

What’s holding up Harrisburg lawmakers from making to-go cocktails permanent?

A top Senate Republican had a fundraiser at the home of someone who’d stand to benefit from private sales of canned cocktails this week.

With attacks on voting, abortion access, GOP looks to post-Wolf era. Are Dems ready?...

Voter suppression. Attacks on abortion rights. And science denial. The 2022 campaign matters more than ever.

Why is Joe Manchin? What the Dems really need to do about their W.Va...

Biden, Pelosi, and Schumer have enough to worry about with the Party of Q and Insurrection. Trying to keep Manchin mollified and onside is a waste of time and energy. 

House GOP releases election reform plan; includes voter ID, early voting

It comes as Republican legislatures across the country have passed stricter voting laws, often driven by former GOP President Donald Trump's baseless claims of voter fraud.

Después de un año de Zoom y teletrabajo, el personal del Capitolio regresa a...

Se han levantado las medidas de mitigación del COVID-19 en todo el estado, para que las oficinas puedan operar a plena capacidad, lo que significa que cuando los legisladores regresen a Harrisburg la próxima semana, más personal vendrá con ellos por primera vez desde que el trabajo remoto se convirtió en la norma en marzo del 2020.

Trump presiona al Senado Republicano que apruebe la auditoría legislativa de las elecciones del...

Trump celebró a los tres legisladores de Pensilvania que visitaron una auditoría similar en Arizona esta semana, incluido el senador estatal Doug Mastriano (R-Franklin), y el nombre verificó a dos altos líderes del Senado Republicano para aprobar su propia auditoría en Pensilvania.

Pa. General Assembly votes to terminate Wolf’s COVID-19 emergency declaration

(*This story was updated at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, 6/10/21, to include comment from Rep. Kevin Boyle, D-Philadelphia.) For the first time in 15 months, Pennsylvania is no longer operating under a COVID-19 emergency declaration. Using...