Government & Politics

Threatening primaries, Trump supporters make one last pitch for Pa. Republicans to block election...

Republicans in the House and Senate have been saying since before the election they have no mechanism to change the presidential outcome.

Trump spent four years hammering the courts. Pa. judges showed the independent judiciary is...

John Roberts was right: There are no Obama, Clinton or Bush judges. They're just judges who think the Trump campaign has no case for fraud.

Ziccarrelli continues to say certain mail-in ballots shouldn’t be counted, even after courts disagree

"They’re saying these Westmoreland County voters should be disenfranchised,” a Democratic attorney said. “Senator Brewster is urging for those votes to be counted."

Report: Pa. Sen. Mastriano tested positive for COVID-19 at White House meeting with Trump

A Republican lawmaker from south-central Pennsylvania who has been a leading opponent of the Wolf administration's efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic "abruptly left" a White House meeting with President Donald Trump last week...

Los defensores de la inmigración presionan a Biden a no solo recuperar DACA sino...

Pero los defensores de la inmigración están presionando para que el programa de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia no solo sea reafirmado sino expandido y escrito en ley. Ellos lo ven como un objetivo mínimo en la política de inmigración, con protección de deportación para los miembros de la familia de los destinatarios de DACA también.

Federal appeals court rejects Trump’s challenge of Pa. election results

The ruling by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals reaffirms last week's decision by a federal judge in Williamsport to reject the Trump campaign's bid to stop or reverse the certification of election results in Pennsylvania, the New York Times reported.

As Pa. waits, U.S. Senate Dems urge federal funding for state distribution of COVID-19...

More than a dozen U.S. Senate Democrats are urging congressional leaders to include “robust” funding in any coronavirus relief package for states to prepare for vaccine distribution.

How lawmakers threw Harrisburg a fiscal lifeline in the new #PaBudget | Wednesday Morning...

A reminder to always read the fine print. The Legislature threw Pennsylvania's Capital City a fiscal lifeline in a piece of budget-enabling legislation.

How state political parties helped big money pay for this year’s elections | Analysis

A States Newsroom analysis of federal data shows how nearly every state Republican and Democratic party helped pump more big money into this year’s elections.

Pa. has a State Plan on Aging? Here’s what you need to know about...

Every state is required to produce such a blueprint in order to receive millions of dollars of funding from the federal Older Americans Act.