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Primary Preview: Here’s who’s running for Pa. governor

BY: - May 15, 2022

One Democrat and seven Republicans are vying to replace term-limited Gov. Tom Wolf.

States rush to revise their abortion laws as a major U.S. Supreme Court decision nears

BY: - April 20, 2022

23 states now have laws clamping down on abortion access should the U.S. Supreme Court rewrite abortion law or overturn Roe v. Wade.

COMMENTARY

‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always’ sheds light on abortion politics in Pa. | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - April 19, 2022

Abortion rights are on the ballot this year. The movie underscores the importance of safe, legal access.

COMMENTARY

Democrats can win on the issues. But they need to sell them | Mark O’Keefe

BY: - April 17, 2022

Gov. Tom Wolf's sagging approval ratings must be troubling to Democrat Josh Shapiro, who's looking to succeed him.

Pa. counties to receive first payments from $26B opioid settlement this summer

BY: - April 14, 2022

“These settlement funds will provide more treatment and more capacity to county and local organizations, help provide important ancillary services — like transportation for people trying to access treatment and save lives,” Attorney General Josh Shapiro said in a statement.

Pa.’s governor candidates feud over how to reduce pain at the pump

BY: - April 10, 2022

There's small distinctions between each candidate's plan; though some activists want to see them be more creative.

Josh Shapiro about to speak a press conference

Capital-Star Q+A: Josh Shapiro on the death penalty, climate and Harrisburg

BY: - April 8, 2022

The only Democratic gubernatorial candidate on the ballot in 2022 says he's here to take on 'big fights.'

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5 Pa. environmental advocacy groups endorse Shapiro for governor

BY: - April 7, 2022

The five groups - Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania, Clean Air Action Fund, Clean Water Action, National Wildlife Federation Action Fund and PennEnvironment endorsed Shapiro in Philadelphia ON Thursday morning, calling Shapiro’s environmental positions a “stark contrast” to those of the Republican candidates for governor. 

Advocates again call on Pa. Senate to open two-year window for child sex abuse survivors

BY: - April 4, 2022

If it weren’t for an advertising error made last year by the Department of State, a proposed constitutional amendment authorizing the window for child sex abuse survivors would have appeared on the May 2021 primary election ballot.

An early guide to Pennsylvania’s 2022 Senate and governor’s primary election

BY: and - March 15, 2022

A TV star, an attorney general, a lt. governor, and a former member of Congress will be among those competing for voters' attention this spring.

COMMENTARY

Three things to watch for in Gov. Tom Wolf’s legacy burnishing budget | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 8, 2022

From sustainable nursing home funding to financial aid to counties for elections, we asked you for your budget priorities, and you answered.

The 2022 candidates for Pa. governor are raising big money for a big race

BY: - February 1, 2022

That race for cash will only intensify in the coming months as war chests grow and outside groups step in