Government & Politics

Older, female, and non-white: A snapshot of Pennsylvanians with disabilities | The Numbers Racket

The data reveal some sharp inequities in education and income — with Pennsylvanians with disabilities tending to earn less and at a lower level of educational accomplishment.

How do you keep the kids in Pa.? We’re going to spend this week...

To da one on da flam. Boy it's tough to keep the kids in Pa.

‘This wasn’t about the wall:’ On ‘Meet the Press,’ U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey defends...

The vote was about protecting the separation of powers, the Pennsylvania Republican said.

Welcome to Watergate 2.0 | Dick Polman

As was the case a generation ago, we need to remember that the eyes of history are upon us.

‘We have reached a crisis point:’ Montgomery County Democrats call on Sen. Daylin Leach,...

Without exaggeration Party members have described your lashing out, lack of judgment, and tone-deafness as examples of behavior not becoming a state senator and leader of our Party,” the letter reads.
Senators Camera Bartolotta, R-Washington, and Anthony Williams, D-Philadelphia, announce their probation and parole reform bill in the Capitol rotunda on Jan. 28.

This is every way the state Senate plans to reform criminal justice this session

Over the last decade, lawmakers from both political parties have worked to overhaul punitive criminal justice practices.

Senate says defamation lawsuit against Leach accuser will not affect investigation

As a state senator's defamation lawsuit against a woman accusing him of sexual assault advances through court, Democratic Senate leaders in Harrisburg insisted this week it won't affect their independent investigation of the accuser's...

Let Pennsylvanians decide: Put marijuana legalization on the ballot | Opinion

The use of a ballot question to better understand how legalizing marijuana is viewed by a broader swath of Pennsylvanians would provide invaluable guidance as the legislature takes up this issue.

Pa. U.S. Sens. Casey, Toomey vote to terminate Trump’s emergency border declaration

The vote is mainly symbolic since Trump has since he'll veto it when it lands on his desk