In search of bipartisanship, lawmakers work to trim the fat in Pa. House

BY: - April 22, 2021

The group was started in the aftermath of the 2020 election by Rep. Jared Solomon, D-Philadelphia, and Rep. Tom Mehaffie, R-Dauphin. 

With audit rejected, lawmakers shift focus to future changes to Pa.’s election code

BY: - November 23, 2020

A bipartisan legislative research panel has rejected a watered-down House Republican proposal to complete a duplicative audit of the 2020 presidential election.  The rejection was the latest in a running battle between Harrisburg Republicans and Democrats over the election’s administration, featuring tough rhetoric backed by scant evidence in preview of a 2021 voting reform push. […]

Campaign committees raise record $35.4 million to spend on Pa. Legislature in 2020 election

BY: - October 30, 2020

Democratic and Republican campaign committees are smashing records as they vie for control of the Pennsylvania General Assembly this year.

‘This is about local control’: House GOP rolls out fall sports, school reopening bills

BY: - August 11, 2020

Days after the Wolf administration recommended the optional postponement of the fall sports season, a Republican lawmaker says he wants to take that power out of the administration’s hands and give decision-making power back to local school districts. At a news conference Tuesday, Rep. Mike Reese, R-Westmoreland, said the Democratic administration’s abrupt announcement last week […]

Pa. Republican looks to block PennDOT from officially offering gender-neutral licenses

BY: - September 4, 2019

A Republican lawmaker from central Pennsylvania wants to stop the Wolf administration from officially offering gender-neutral driver’s licenses. But under state law — which makes no reference to sex or gender on licenses — the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation says its legal authority is clear and would oppose the bill. On Wednesday, Rep. Jesse Topper, […]