In effort to boost recruiting, Pa. lawmakers pass bill to lower police academy fitness requirement

BY: - November 20, 2023

Lowering fitness standards for police academy recruits could improve recruiting, but some say it could result in more cadets washing out.


Washington, D.C. could learn a lot from Pa. leadership | Opinion

BY: - December 13, 2020

Faced with a nearly $5 billion budget hole, Republicans and Democrats negotiated effectively with Governor Tom Wolf and passed a remaining fiscal year budget with minimal damage to existing state programs. By using a combination of federal CARES Act funding and Rainy-Day Funds, leaders were able to come together to keep the Commonwealth moving ahead.


Our frontline heroes are still human. And we need to heed their cries for help | Opinion

BY: - May 28, 2020

By Megan Malick Stories about people rising up during times of challenge are powerful. In this COVID-19 pandemic, headlines constantly refer to frontline workers — nurses, grocery store employees, social workers — as heroes, as they sustain us and literally save our lives. Our call for heroes in these days are great. But at what […]