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Pa.’s unemployment rate fell to 4.8 percent in April

BY: - May 20, 2022

Department of Labor & Industry data confirmed that the commonwealth’s April 2022 unemployment rate is 2.1 percentage points below its April 2021 unemployment rate. 

Misinformation, violence and a paper shortage threaten midterm elections, officials say

BY: - May 20, 2022

'The November 2020 election in Pennsylvania, like every election since, was free, fair and secure,' acting Pa. Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman said

Jan. 6 investigators want Georgia’s Loudermilk to explain pre-attack U.S. Capitol tour

BY: and - May 20, 2022

Pa.'s Scanlon also said she saw 'unusual' tour groups in the Capitol in the days before the attack.

Some states already are targeting birth control | Analysis

BY: - May 20, 2022

Republican lawmakers in a handful of states have attacked funding for IUDs and Plan B.

COMMENTARY

Fetterman’s lesson for Dems: A clear brand and coherent message wins every time | Friday Coffee

BY: - May 20, 2022

Behind the headlines, there was little that was unconventional about his win on Tuesday night.

COMMENTARY

We work with people with intellectual disabilities. Pa. needs to step up for us now | Opinion

BY: - May 20, 2022

We have asked for help for decades. Legislators have the opportunity now to fund our jobs adequately.

COMMENTARY

Why the LGBTQ community rejected Brian Sims for lieutenant governor | Mark Segal

BY: - May 20, 2022

Sims was a bad candidate from the start due to a lot of past baggage and controversy.

Pa.’s GOP U.S. Senate race still too close to call. Here’s what to know

BY: - May 19, 2022

Pennsylvania election law requires a recount if the difference between the final two candidates for a statewide office is 0.5 percent of the vote or less.

Report: Hundreds of state legislators, including Pa., have joined far-right Facebook groups

BY: - May 19, 2022

The report shows that 40 Pa. Republican lawmakers, who hold majorities in the state House and Senate, joined such groups.

COMMENTARY

Poll: Two-thirds of Americans back Roe, less likely to vote for abortion foes | Thursday Coffee

BY: - May 19, 2022

The new Quinnipiac survey is a warning for pols who want to restrict abortion rights.

COMMENTARY

Some 68 years after Brown v. Board, similar foes continue stubbornly fighting progress | Opinion

BY: - May 19, 2022

W.E.B. DuBois once said, 'Either the United States will destroy ignorance or ignorance will destroy the United States.'

COMMENTARY

Adult victims of child sex abuse deserve a fair shot at justice | Patrick Beaty

BY: - May 19, 2022

Asking voters to decide unrelated questions on the same ballot places victims’ hopes at risk.