Government & Politics

Pennsylvania has a ‘patchwork’ of local policies for storing rape kits and collecting anonymous...

A new law will require all rape kits collected in Pennsylvania to be stored until the statute of limitations on the incident expires: 12 years for adult rape victims.

Wolf pitches $4.5 billion infrastructure plan as way to expand broadband access in Pa.

It could cost as much as much as $715 million to bring high-speed broadband to every house in the state, according to Wolf’s office.

Pa. Rep. Smucker to help lead bipartisan border trip to U.S.-Mexico border on Friday

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker, R-11th District, will serve as the co-leader of the trip, along with U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips, a Minnesota Democrat, in the Rio Grande Valley on Friday.

Pa.’s Fitzpatrick votes with Dems — again — this time for $15-an-hour minimum wage

Democrats on Capitol Hill are hoping the bill will give voters a glimpse of what’s possible if they elect a Democrat to the White House in 2020.

U.S. House quashes effort to consider impeachment 

Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, attempted to use a procedural mechanism on the House floor to prod his colleagues to vote on his impeachment resolution stating that Trump “is unfit to be President and warrants impeachment, trial, and removal from office.”

U.S. House holds top Trump officials in contempt over census citizenship question

The chamber voted 230-198, largely along partisan lines, to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt after they failed to comply with subpoenas from House Democrats.

Representing himself, Cumberland County resident battles Sunoco attorneys over pipeline concerns

The case shows the frustration many Pennsylvania residents have with the petroleum giant.

Trump’s trolling? That’s not the best of us – or the U.S. | Opinion

It’s time we got back to being Americans, respecting each other’s differences and viewpoints.

Pa.’s Fitzpatrick votes with Dems to condemn Trump’s tweets on Ocasio-Cortez, minority women in...

The resolution passed the chamber by a vote of 240-187, with three other Republicans and one independent joining Fitzpatrick their Democratic colleagues in publicly condemning Trump after he suggested that four Democratic congresswomen “go back” to the “places from which they came.”