Government & Politics

Pa. U.S. Rep. Scanlon questions the best path to ‘elusive’ universal health care

The suburban Philadelphia Democrat is seeking answers about what a “just transition” to Medicare for All would look like and “how we achieve that elusive universal coverage.”

Is this the best way to regulate eScooters? | Wednesday Morning Coffee

You can't halt progress. But you can look silly on a scooter.

These two party bosses used to oppose open primaries. Now, they’re all in

Alan Novak spent eight years as the chairman of Pennsylvania’s Republican Party, trying to secure votes for GOP candidates across the state.During that time, Novak said, his party “didn’t think much about independent”...

Reducing red tape is government done right | Opinion

Democratic scare tactics on these bills do nothing to keep communities safe or grow jobs.

Metcalfe leads anti-vaccine rally for bill that would penalize medical practitioners

In the midst of a measles outbreak nationwide, Pennsylvania state Rep. Daryl Metcalfe gathered with families and three anti-vaccination academics in Harrisburg on Tuesday to push a bill that punishes doctors who refuse to...

Laugh at the Eastern hellbender? It’s proof that students can make a difference |...

I hope our work will inspire future generations of student leaders.

House, Senate committees approve ‘PA GI Bill’ providing college grants for state National Guard...

The bills 'honor the sacrifice' of Pa. Guardsmen and their families, lawmakers said

Pa. Senate committee approves bill that makes it easier to sue municipalities over local...

The legislation, introduced by Sen. Wayne Langerholc, R-Bedford, passed the Local Government Committee along party lines, 7-4.

Good-government groups join forces to push open primaries to top of Pennsylvania’s reform agenda

Pennsylvania currently has closed primaries, meaning a registered voter can only help narrow a field of candidates in the spring if they belong to the same party.

Joe Biden says Pa. is his White House keystone. Four things to think about...

Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We had a feeling that ex-Veep Joe Biden was going to play up the importance of Pennsylvania in 2020 during his stop at a Teamsters banquet hall in Pittsburgh on Monday....