Pa. Senate approves veto-bound legislation targeting transgender girls, women in school sports
The upper chamber voted 30-20 to send the proposal to Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, who has already promised to veto the legislation, authored by state Rep. Barbara Gleim, R-Cumberland.
Pa. Senate approves GOP-authored bill targeting transgender girls, women in school sports
The upper chamber voted 30-20 along party lines to send the proposal to the House of Representatives for consideration.
The pressure is on Pa. as neighboring states legalize recreational cannabis
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House passes bill banning transgender women from competing on women’s sports teams
The upper chamber has already taken action on a similar proposal. Sens. Judy Ward, R-Blair, and Kristin Phillips-Hill, R-York, introduced a companion bill in the Senate less than a week ago. It then advanced out of the Education Committee on Monday on a party-line vote.
Fulton County commissioner ‘clarifies’ response to Senate committee investigating Pa. elections
More than a month after appearing before the Pennsylvania Senate committee that’s investigating past elections, Fulton County Commissioner Stuart Ulsh signed an affidavit to “clarify” statements he made during a September hearing. During the Sept. 9, 2021, meeting on guidance issued by the Department of State ahead of the 2020 election, Sen. Steven Santarsiero, D-Bucks, […]
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On Tuesday, a state Senate panel got the ball rolling on legalized discrimination against half the commonwealth's population.
Republican-penned amendment declaring no constitutional right to abortion advances to full Senate
Republicans, who hold the majority in the General Assembly, appear to have adopted the strategy to circumvent Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, and his veto pen since successfully curtailing the office’s emergency powers through a referendum.
What we know about the 2020 Fulton County election review through open records
Here’s a breakdown of what we know about the review based on Right-to-Know Law requests granted by Fulton County
Pa. ACLU files lawsuit over missing financial information in 2020 Fulton County election review
In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Fulton County Court of Common Pleas, the ACLU said some documents requested as part of a Right-to-Know Law request are missing — including financial information for the review.
A year after the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, election review and reform efforts continue in Pa.
As GOP members emphasize a lack of voter confidence in the electoral process, Democrats say some of their Republican colleagues’ actions helped feed doubt.
‘An unprecedented situation’: Loose ends remain in Fulton County election review
Records obtained through a Right-to-Know request and released this month by American Oversight, a left-leaning government watchdog, confirm previous reports that Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, helped coordinate an election review in Fulton County, with assistance from Sen. Judy Ward, R-Blair.
Pa. Republicans eye constitutional amendment to restrict top health official, confine powers
A group of three Republican senators announced plans for an amendment that would tie the state health secretary’s response powers to an existing public health disaster emergency declaration.