Want to fix gerrymandering? Then the Supreme Court needs to listen to mathematicians | Opinion
Supreme Court justices have previously called statistical methods of measuring partisan gerrymandering 'sociological gobbledygook' and 'a bunch of baloney.'
‘The need is really there:’ In rural Dauphin County, Gov. Wolf pitches his infrastructure plan | Analysis
MILLERSBURG, Pa. — At the Colonnade Theater on Center Street, there’s Goose Island and Rolling Rock on tap. There are burgers on the menu in the snack bar. And this weekend, Disney’s live action version of “Dumbo” and the “Pet Sematary” remake the world never knew it needed will flicker to life on the theater’s […]
Here’s what Pa. and Washington are doing to fight PFAS contamination in drinking water | Wednesday Morning Coffee
Water, water everywhere - and a lot of it contaminated.
Great fathers aren’t born, they’re made. And this Harrisburg pastor is helping them on that path | Anwar Curtis
Fatherhood can be daunting under the best of circumstances. A pastor named Jayson Davenport is helping Harrisburg's men find their way down that path.
Why pay transparency alone won’t eliminate the persistent wage gap between men and women | Opinion
Companies can resolve to do something about pay inequity - either with or without pay transparency. Transparency without management action tends to just annoy the lower-paid employees.
In video, Pa. House Speaker Mike Turzai appears to compare Down syndrome abortion ban foes to ‘the Nazi regime’ | Tuesday Morning Coffee
The culture wars get turned up a notch.
This is how state power regulators are making utilities account for the costs of climate change | Opinion
States are folding the social and economic costs of burning fossil fuels into their electricity policies, giving utilities a financial incentive to reduce greenhouse emissions.
Equal Pay Day: Here’s how Pa.’s gender pay gap stacks up to the rest of the country | The Numbers Racket
According to Census data, the median income for a woman working full-time is 80 percent of that earned by a man.
So who’s really to blame for urban gentrification? It’s not who you think | Monday Morning Coffee
Neither Mumford - nor his sons - are to blame.
Is there a path forward on Medicaid work requirements that could help the poor — and not harm them? | Opinion
In the wake of a judge’s ruling that Medicaid work requirements in two states are not legal, questions remain. The most pressing ones are about how to help low-income people, not punish them.
This is Trump’s big, new lie | Dick Polman
Yeah, some exoneration.
It’s not enough to update voting machines. Pa. needs to update its election law, too | Opinion
Without some fixes, Pennsylvania’s elections could be the easiest target for foreign influence in 2020.