After historic election, historic challenges await Pa. Gov. Shapiro | Wednesday Morning Coffee
Gov. Josh Shapiro said he wants to be a governor for all Pennsylvanians. He has his work cut out for him.
The Pa. Legislature returns: Three storylines to follow today | Tuesday Morning Coffee
Welcome to the first Tuesday of 2023. At high noon today, incoming members of the state House and Senate will take the oath of office, officially kicking off the new, two-year legislative session. And while last November’s general election is squarely in the rearview mirror, that doesn’t mean the coming weeks and months are going […]
GOP warns members against accepting deals from Dems ahead of House speaker vote
Democrats did not confirm or deny whether they had made any offers to Republican members.
The four political storylines that defined 2022 | Analysis
From the fight over abortion rights to nationally watched campaigns, these are the stories that set the tone for the year.
Who’s taking the ‘special’ out of Pa.’s special elections? | Editorial Cartoon
Pa. House Democrats and Republicans are fighting in court over who gets to call special elections for three vacant seats.
The best — and worst of times — a tale of two Pa. transitions | Fletcher McClellan
The transition of power in the executive branch appears to be going off without a hitch. In the state House? Not so much.
Cutler’s power-grab on special elections disenfranchises W. Pa. voters. Here’s why | Marc Stier
The GOP wants to cling to the majority as long as it can to ram through a constitutional amendment attacking abortion rights.
House Republicans call for special elections in Democratic strongholds on primary day
In the battle over special elections that will decide control of the state House, Republicans said they should be delayed until May.
Cutler takes oath as House Republican Leader days after Dems declare control of special elections
Cutler was sworn in as House Republican leader days after Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton declared control of special elections.
The fight over control of the Pa. House is Harrisburg high-stakes lunacy at its worst
Democrats likely will control the House next session. The real fight is over the 'what' that occurs before the seemingly inevitable happens.
Legislative agency says Democrats lack a majority in the Pa. House
House GOP leader Bryan Cutler's office sought an opinion from the Legislative Reference Bureau.
With no majority in the Pa. House, Democrats and Republicans are fighting over who calls the shots
(This story was updated at 10:56 a.m., Friday, Dec. 2, 2022.) Foreshadowing contentious times to come, Democrats and Republicans in the evenly-divided state House sparred Thursday over who has the power to call a special election for a vacant seat in western Pennsylvania. Caucus leaders took umbrage at each others’ positions on the unusual circumstances […]