Government & Politics

Game-changing one-dose vaccine could be in states’ hands shortly

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is awaiting emergency-use authorization from a critical Food and Drug Administration panel on Friday, followed by the agency’s final decision, expected shortly.

Why Wolf’s plan to toll Pa. bridges is a road to nowhere with lawmakers...

Yes, Pennsylvania badly needs better roads and bridges. But the way it's unfolding right now is just a mess.

Mapa: estos son los legisladores Republicanos que quieren destituir al Gobernador Tom Wolf

Los cinco artículos afirman que Wolf sobrepasó inconstitucionalmente su autoridad ejecutiva - una demanda que aún no ha ganado terreno con los tribunales superiores estatales y federales-y citan problemas con la compensación por desempleo, los hogares de ancianos y la transparencia.

Pa. once had a near-miss with Texas-sized deregulation. We have to remember our history...

We need to support and bolster the efforts of our Consumer Advocate in protecting Pennsylvanians from the excesses of the energy industry.

Senators reveal bipartisan plan to legalize weed, expunge records in Pennsylvania

The sponsors, Sens. Dan Laughlin, R-Erie, and Sharif Street, D-Philadelphia, cited shifting public attitudes, as well as the potential gain from a new crop for farmers, a fresh start for those with a possession arrest on their record, and a boast to the state’s bottom line.

Pa. Legislature looks for path forward on redistricting, reapportionment, following census data delays

In a joint meeting of the House and Senate State Government committees Wednesday morning, legislators looked for a possible path forward following the U.S. Census Bureau’s Feb. 12 announcement that redistricting data would be delayed until Sept. 30, 2021 with possible ramifications being felt well into 2022. 

GOP lawmakers accuse Wolf admin of trying to fix results of ballot question limiting...

The bill that Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman, R-Centre, described at a press conference would mark another attempt by the Republican-controlled Legislature to curb executive branch powers with policies that would outlast the current Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and his administration. 

Can Pa. Dems use the house that Trump built to flip a deep red...

Is Trump loyalist Leslie Baum Rossi the future of the Pa. GOP? Democrats are literally banking on it.

How Black cartographers put racism on the map of America | Opinion

Mapping is part of the broader Black creative tradition and political struggle.

We have to defeat the myth of the stolen election. We risk destroying our...

The Nazis used the myth that the Germany had been 'stabbed in the back' during World War I to destroy the Weimar Republic. We risk a similar fate if we don't act now.