Government & Politics

How Pa. college and university students are raising their voices in protest

As protesters across the nation gathered in solidarity for George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter Movement, college and university student from across Pennsylvania also lent their voices. Eammon Wrightstone, a sophomore at New York...

With Pa. primary looming amidst COVID and protests, Wolf extends mail-in ballot deadline for...

Wolf cited COVID-19 concerns and continued protests as his reason for extending that deadline. The polls open Tuesday at 7 a.m. in Pennsylvania’s rescheduled primary election, though a flood of mail-in ballots is expected.

Pandemic strains emergency responders with more disasters on horizon | Analysis

By Jacob Fischler Federal officials have more money than ever to respond to disasters, but some worry their focus on the pandemic could hamstring efforts to recover from other catastrophes in Iowa. Congressional Democrats, health experts...

It’s not why they’re protesting. It’s why it doesn’t happen more | Monday Morning...

Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. A month ago — a lifetime ago — in this space, I wrote about a hike my daughter and I took along the Appalachian Trail. And how, in the quiet of...

America can’t sacrifice its elderly on the altar of reopening | Ray Landis

The front page of the New York Times on Sunday, May 24 presented what felt like an endless list of those in the United States who have died as a result of contracting COVID-19....

Americans trust medical experts , but new poll reveals partisan split | The Numbers...

The growing confidence in medical scientists was mostly found to be among Democrats, according to Pew Research Center. 

In his war with MSNBC, Trump is dragging a dead woman through the mud...

it’s just another day at the office for the pandemic president, dragging an innocent family through the mud is his way of making America great again.

As protests spread statewide, Wolf urges Pennsylvanians to ‘speak your mind and speak it...

“We need to work constantly to eliminate racism,” Wolf said during a Sunday briefing, “from the smallest thought, to the biggest action."

Could a new federal agency revive the Great Lakes region?

A veteran Democratic lawmaker is devising a plan for a massive influx of federal aid to boost the region, which has suffered losses over the last decade.

He’s not on the ballot, but GOP attacks on Wolf will backfire in November...

It's a given that Pennsylvania's Republican candidates will back President Donald Trump no matter what he says or does. The fact of the matter is that they feel their fates are tied to Trump. If...