Government & Politics

Broad Street Ministry helps homeless individuals cast a ballot in upcoming election

BY: - October 17, 2020

A new voter registration program at Broad Street Ministry is helping those experiencing homelessness and others sign-up to vote in the upcoming election.

COMMENTARY

The scariest monster in Pa. this Halloween | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - October 17, 2020

Pennsylvanians are already casting their ballots this voting season. Brace yourself for the inevitable lawsuits.

What could be more beautiful in the fall than the Beautiful Game? | Five for Your Weekend

BY: - October 17, 2020

With little more than two weeks to go until Election Day, our Election 2020 coverage was at the top of your reading list this week.

COMMENTARY

Mama Mia, what were Republicans thinking with this new PA-10 ad? | John L. Micek

BY: - October 16, 2020

But ask yourself, what does the GOP have to gain -- apart from trying to other DePasquale -- by pulling his last name into it?

Hughes: It’s ‘a crime to have $1.3B sitting around’; Ahead of budget debate, Senate Dems release plan for unspent CARES cash

BY: - October 16, 2020

With round two of this year’s budget debate looming, Senate Democrats have rolled out their plan to spend $1.3 billion in unspent federal COVID-19 relief funds.

COMMENTARY

Four states could legalize recreational cannabis next month. Pa.? Not so much | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - October 16, 2020

Of the initiatives, only Arizona's would 'directly' address matters of racial justice and help communities impacted by harsh enforcement laws, according to a published report.

Philly Council delays tax abatement bill as lawmakers call for 1% construction impact tax

BY: - October 16, 2020

City legislators have proposed delaying reforms to the 10-year tax abatement passed and a new construction impact tax.

COMMENTARY

My story, my experience make me best suited to be Pa.’s victim advocate | Jennifer Storm

BY: - October 16, 2020

As a symbol of my transparency and the integrity of my office, I will address those now and remain available to respond to any questions from my colleagues across the state.

COMMENTARY

A racist tirade. A Nazi note. We can never speak too loudly in the face of hate | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - October 15, 2020

The journey from racist tirade to a plot to kidnap and try a governor for treason is entirely too short.

COMMENTARY

Citizen participation in the electoral process Is key to our democracy | Opinion

BY: - October 15, 2020

make sure you are registered to vote and that you participate in the upcoming general election and cast your vote for whomever you think will best lead our nation in the coming years.

How Pa. police departments reaped a windfall of military gear, explained | Analysis

BY: - October 15, 2020

Over the last two decades, Pa. has received $19.3 worth of military equipment from the Pentagon under a controversial federal program.

With deadline looming, will Pa. lawmakers pass badly needed election fixes in time?

BY: - October 14, 2020

Pennsylvania state lawmakers will be back in Harrisburg for three days starting on Monday, their first return to the Capitol since a lawmaker’s COVID-19 diagnosis cut short session schedules for the House and Senate earlier this month