GOP lawmakers introduce mandatory minimum for illegal firearms | Five for the Weekend

BY: - September 17, 2022

Republican state Reps. Frank Farry and Kathleen "K.C." Tomlinson joined law enforcement officials in Bensalem Township on Friday to announce the new legislation. 

Pa. Senate approves bill restricting fireworks

BY: - June 30, 2022

The bill, introduced by Rep. Frank Farry, R-Bucks, passed the upper chamber with a 44-6 vote. It now goes back to the House of Representatives for concurrence.

Capitol siege lays bare GOP electoral misinformation in Harrisburg

BY: and - January 10, 2021

“I do believe words have consequences,” Republican state Rep. Natalie Mihalek, of Washington County, told the Capital-Star. “And those consequences were on full display” at the U.S. Capitol.

After fiery unveiling, some Republicans express concern with House election integrity panel

BY: - October 1, 2020

Republicans in the Pennsylvania House sought this week to give a select committee — that they would control —  subpoena power to oversee the integrity of the 2020 election.

The last moderate standing?: Suburban Republicans look to life after Gene DiGirolamo

BY: - November 7, 2019

The ripples from Tuesday night’s Democratic sweep in the Philadelphia suburbs aren’t going to wait until next November to exert their influence on Harrisburg. One of the chamber’s last, and most stubbornly moderate Republican lawmakers, Rep. Gene DiGirolamo, ran for, and won, a seat on Bucks County’s Board of Commissioners on Tuesday night.  He’ll be […]

As abortion debate rages, some Pa. lawmakers challenge their party — or themselves

BY: - May 16, 2019

A number of lawmakers either changed their vote or went against their party colleagues Tuesday.

Can the Pa. Legislature be trusted to investigate its own #MeToo allegations?

BY: and - February 6, 2019

There is still no system to investigate sexual harassment complaints uniformly in the Pennsylvania General Assembly. Bipartisan lawmakers are floating proposals to change that.