Government & Politics

Looking to better days ahead | Five for the Weekend

On Friday, in a stranger-than-fiction family event, my grandma and I both received the first doses of our COVID-19 vaccines.

The debate over the Emergency Powers Amendment, explained

During the May 18 primary, voters will be asked to approve a constitutional amendment limiting the governor's emergency powers.

Pa. Republicans eyeing tighter voter ID requirements to meet wall of Wolf veto

This difference between what Republicans want, and what Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf might eventually sign, will animate the next three months of negotiations

These are the greenest states in the U.S. How’d Pa. do? | Friday Morning...

A big part of President Joe Biden's infrastructure plan calls for a cleaner environment and a pivot away from fossil fuels. Some states already are moving on their own.

Will Pa. lawmakers pass local police radar bill — or let it pass them...

The Pennsylvania State Troopers Association, the union representing members of the Pennsylvania State Police, added its support this year for the first time.

Auditioning for LG, Sims raises $285k in first six weeks of statewide campaign

State Rep. Brian Sims has already raised $285,000 in six weeks since announcing his 2022 run for lieutenant governor, according to fundraising numbers shared with the Capital-Star by a campaign spokesperson.

‘Erie County is ready’: Tyler Titus looks to become Pa’s first openly transgender county...

Titus is running for the seat being vacated by current Democratic Erie Co. Executive Kathy Dahlkemper, who is not running for re-election.

Already quarantining, Pa. House Speaker Cutler tests positive for COVID-19

Pennsylvania House Speaker Bryan Cutler, R-Lancaster, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement Thursday. His office had already announced Monday that he was quarantining at home due to exposure to a confirmed positive...

El sistema de desempleo de Pa.experimentará una actualización largamente buscada en junio, aunque las...

El Departamento de Trabajo e Industria anunció el jueves que el sistema, que paga el seguro de desempleo a los trabajadores sin empleo, se trasladará a un sistema actualizado y un sitio web moderno el 8 de junio.

Poll: Pa. residents think worst of the pandemic is behind us, but still worried...

Respondents to the new Muhlenberg College poll give President Joe Biden high marks, but are sharply divided over Gov. Tom Wolf's handling of the pandemic.