Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati is not seeking re-election

BY: - February 12, 2020

This breaking story will be updated: The Pennsyvlania Senate’s most powerful Republican said Wednesday that he will not seek re-election this November. In a statement released Wednesday night, Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati, R-Jefferson, said he’d been “proud to have been a leading advocate for rural Pennsylvania” in the upper chamber. But after 20 […]

Dush announces retirement in 2020; third lawmaker to call it quits this November

BY: - November 26, 2019

Two other House lawmakers — Rep. Steve McCarter, D-Montgomery, and Rep. Steve Barrar, R-Delaware — also announced their retirements this November.

The controversy over Lt. Gov. Fetterman’s marijuana listening tour, explained

BY: - April 23, 2019

Fetterman's initiative has come under attack this month from Republican lawmakers, who claim the strong show of support for legalization doesn’t reflect what they see in their districts.