Government & Politics
The way Pa. picks its judges is broken. But it’s still better than this GOP alternative | Opinion
To say that the elections are a farce probably understates the severity of the situation.
Pa. Rep. Scanlon: House Republicans have blocked ‘much needed’ disaster relief package
In addition to hurricane-ravaged regions, the aid would go to areas devastated by wildfires, flooding, and tornadoes across the country.
The U.S. Supreme Court won’t wade into fight over Pa. school’s bathroom policy for trans students
The Supreme Court decides to review only a tiny fraction of the thousands of the cases seeking appeal each year.
Rep. Fred Keller won a seat in Congress. Voters will pick his replacement on Aug. 20
House Speaker Mike Turzai's office announced the special election date on Tuesday.
The best and worst states for military retirees – and where Pa. stacks up | Tuesday Morning Coffee
What to expect when you're expecting to retire from the military
This Michigan congressman is the rare Republican putting country over party | Dick Polman
U.S. Rep. Justin Amash won't genuflect before Donald Trump - and he couldn't care less.
A Memorial Day interview with one of America’s heroes | Opinion
The former Air Force general shared his thoughts with political science students at LaGrange College, in LaGrange, Ga.
It’s time to free our local governments from corporate rule. Here’s how that happens | Opinion
It's time for the General Assembly to stop preempting local policies that would improve the lives of everyday Pennsylvanians.
Gov. Wolf floats a new infrastructure funding plan | Editorial Cartoon
Once more, with feeling.
Representing a majority, elected by a minority: Low voter turnout persists in special state Senate elections
Paltry voter turnout Tuesday in a pair of special elections for the Pennsylvania state Senate means the Republican-controlled chamber will gain two new members who were voted into office by a sliver of their constituents. Only a quarter of registered voters in the Indiana County-based 41st District, and a scant 17 percent of voters in […]
Tom Steyer still wants to impeach Trump; 310K Pa. residents have signed his petition | Friday Morning Coffee
Once again, Pa. is ground zero in a big fight
What is Memorial Day? Why do we celebrate it? The holiday’s forgotten history, explained | Opinion
The annual commemoration was born in the former Confederate States in 1866 and adopted by the United States in 1868. It is a holiday in which the nation honors its military dead.