Government & Politics

Video: Gov. Tom Wolf learns how to administer the overdose-reversal drug naloxone

Wolf demonstrated how simple it is to administer Narcan through a person's (or, on Wednesday, a dummy's) nostril. But there's still a stigma attached to carrying the medication, the governor said.

Pa. U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean joins chorus of House Dems calling for impeachment

You can add U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean to the roster of House Democrats who say it's time to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.On Tuesday, Dean, a freshman from Montgomery County's 4th...

Facing attacks from Trump, Biden defends his commitment to Pennsylvania

An early leader in most 2020 Democratic presidential primary polls, Biden took to Twitter to fire back that Trump "doesn't understand the struggles working folks go through."

Advocates score a partial win in Pa’s other important abortion fight | Wednesday Morning...

Crisis pregnancy provider, Real Alternatives, which gets millions in taxpayer dollars, didn't meet the burden of proof to show some of its records are off limits, the Commonwealth Court has ruled.

Enough is enough: It’s time to give our public employees OSHA-style protections | Opinion

Many other states have already done so. So far, at least 28 U.S. states or territories, including Virginia, North Carolina, and Kentucky, have adopted some form of OSHA-approved state plan. Unfortunately, Pennsylvania isn’t one of them.
Special election candidates Sam Doctor and Marci Mustello. (Courtesy campaign Facebook pages)

Republican Marci Mustello wins Butler County state House special election

The GOP maintained control of a Butler County state House seat Tuesday, as Republican Marci Mustello cruised to victory in a special election. 
Doug Mastriano and Joe Pittman.

Republicans cruise to victory in two state Senate special elections

Republicans held on to two state Senate seats in central and western Pennsylvania on Tuesday, as GOP candidates in the 33rd and 41st districts cruised to easy victory. 
12th Congressional District candidates Republican Fred Keller and Democrat Marc Friedenberg. (Courtesy campaign Facebook pages)

Republican Fred Keller wins special election to represent Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District

Republican state Rep. Fred Keller easily won a special election Tuesday to represent the commonwealth’s 12th Congressional District, a geographically vast and conservative section of north and central Pennsylvania.

Pa. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon calls for Trump impeachment inquiry

Scanlon joins U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans, D-3rd District, who called for an impeachment inquiry in 2017.
Acting Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar speaks at the PEMA headquarters on May 21.

‘These are key elections’: State officials pledge safe and secure voting on Pennsylvania primary...

Polling places across Pennsylvania saw modest voter turnout but no major issues in the early hours of the May 21 primary, the state’s top election official said Tuesday.