Government & Politics

Pa. has some work to do on racial equity, new report finds | Tuesday...

America has come a long way on racial harmony. But there's still plenty of ground to make up.

In the battle of the Philly ‘burbs, Republicans tap a familiar name in March...

House Democrats are targeting southeastern districts to flip the House and earn their first legislative majority since 2010. Nine seats must flip red to blue to change control of the lower chamber.

Some Dems question ‘Pro-Trump’ social media posts by W.Pa. House candidate

Among the posts’ contents are comments that appear to be pro-Donald Trump, unsympathetic and angry toward those on public assistance, pro-gun and unsympathetic toward opioid addicts.

Suburban Philly Republican Rep. Tom Murt not running for reelection

The now open 152nd House District seat includes Hatboro and Lower and Upper Moreland Townships in Montgomery County, as well as part of Bustleton in Philadelphia.

Mayor Kenney calls for tuition-free community college in Philly, but details remain vague

There's support for the proposal, but school officials say they're waiting for more details from the city's Democratic mayor.

Exclusive: Two-thirds of Pa. voters favor bipartisan probation reform bill, poll | Monday Morning...

The bill was radically amended in committee - much to the chagrin of reform activists

Pipeline politics put Chester County incumbents in peril

Two first-term Democrats ushered in during 2018’s blue wave — Reps. Danielle Friel Otten and Kristine Howard — have primary challenges running against them who cite the tumult over the Mariner East pipeline for their runs.

Who is born a US citizen? Why? | Analysis

If upheld, a federal court ruling would solidify birthright citizenship as the law of the land, and overturn more than a century of federal refusal to grant American Samoans citizenship status.

It’s long past time to fix Pa.’s property assessment/appeals mess | Colin McNickle

Pennsylvania’s public policy makers have failed their charge to come up with an assessment system that is transparent and equitable to the taxpayers.

‘The stakes have never been higher,’ Planned Parenthood boss says of 2020 battleground push

"The investment intends to fund large-scale grassroots programs and canvassing, digital, television, and radio and mail programs," CBS News reported, citing Planned Parenthood