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Pa. Black Caucus pushes for universal collection of racial data from traffic stops

BY: - May 2, 2021

Black lawmakers could hold the deciding votes on two long-sought changes to state driving laws, giving them the rare leverage to ask that an expansion of police oversight be accompanied by protections for Black drivers.

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Is this year the year that local police departments finally get radar? | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 30, 2021

Local police departments have been looking for the right to run radar on Pa. motorists since there were cars -- or at least it feels like it sometimes.

Republicans claim sweep of three House specials in midst of coronavirus outbreak

BY: - March 17, 2020

Republicans claimed a sweep in three state House special elections Tuesday, keeping the partisan balance of the lower chamber intact, and dashing Democratic hopes of a strong night. The wins came across the commonwealth, from suburban Philadelphia to old milltowns south of Pittsburgh to a rural district in western Pennsylvania, and left the GOP confident […]