Government & Politics

It’s not enough to update voting machines. Pa. needs to update its election law,...

Without some fixes, Pennsylvania’s elections could be the easiest target for foreign influence in 2020.

Pa. Attorney General Josh Shapiro: The Catholic church is ‘incapable of policing itself,’...

A little more than two years into his first term, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has hardly been idle.The Montgomery County Democrat gained national -- and international -- attention last year with the bombshell...

Why does the Pa. Legislature begin sessions with prayer? Experts say it’s more than...

When a member of Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives gave a fiery Christian prayer before the chamber welcomed a new Muslim lawmaker on Monday, critics were quick to denounce it as Islamophobic and unconstitutional.In a...

‘I stand by it. I won’t apologize:’ Pennsylvania lawmaker at center of controversial prayer...

State Rep. Stephanie Borowicz, the freshman Republican from Clinton County who sparked a social media backlash and garnered national headlines for her controversial invocation at the start of Monday's voting session in the state...

It’s harder than ever to conduct polls. Should we still believe what they say?

Over the course of six days in March, researchers from Franklin & Marshall College surveyed 540 Pennsylvania voters to get their opinions on everything from gun control and nuclear energy to President Donald Trump...

Promoting trade jobs is front and center in package of Pa. House bills

House Republicans trumpeted the passage of a slew of workforce development bills this week — a top priority for the chamber's leadership and what they hope will be an easy sell to Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf.

Senators decry Trump White House’s ‘lack of urgency’ on PFAS contamination

Senators from Pennsylvania's neighboring states expressed their concerns during a hearing Thursday.

Penn National, Pa.’s congressional delegation need to get behind this horseracing industry reform |...

The horseracing industry leader must lend its muscle and voice to this important effort. And it must encourage Pa. lawmakers in Washington to do the same.