Conservative group mobilizes against Senate GOP aide Crompton’s judicial nomination | Tuesday Morning Coffee
Conservative activists say 'there must be more qualified candidates'
As senior Senate GOP aide Crompton looks to a future on state court, critics have questions
Drew Crompton says he's ready for a clean break from the Senate.
Wolf nominates senior Senate GOP aide Crompton to fill appeals court vacancy
His nomination appeared on an executive calendar for Tuesday, Nov. 18, and could come before a Senate committee on the same day.
Top Senate Republicans aren’t happy with Pa.’s environmental regulators. Here’s why
Two senior Republican senators want an appellate court to force the state Department of Environmental Protection to issue new clean water standards for a byproduct of coal mining. Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati, R-Jefferson, and Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee Chairman Gene Yaw, R-Lycoming, filed the suit in late March in Commonwealth Court. […]
Why does the Pa. Legislature begin sessions with prayer? Experts say it’s more than just tradition.
When a member of Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives gave a fiery Christian prayer before the chamber welcomed a new Muslim lawmaker on Monday, critics were quick to denounce it as Islamophobic and unconstitutional. In a two-minute prayer, Rep. Stephanie Borowicz, R-Clinton, called Jesus “our only hope” and willed “every knee” to bow to God. Minutes […]