Latino advocate promises lawsuit against new Pa. legislative maps
Victor Martinez, a Lehigh Valley radio station owner who has been a vocal critic of the maps, told the Capital-Star that he was setting up a meeting of other like-minded community members to talk over how — not if — to file a lawsuit.
Panel approves final Pa. legislative maps in bipartisan vote
Supporters hope they'll increase minority representation, but House Republicans are skeptical.
Gift ban advocates target Pa. GOP leaders, urging an end to ‘Groundhog Day’
Under Pennsylvania’s existing Ethics Act, state lawmakers and government employees can accept unlimited gifts — lodging, travel, entertainment, and meals — from anyone as long as they disclose those worth more than $250 on annual financial interest forms.
Where to draw the lines in Black, Latino communities at center of Pa. legislative map fight
Some leaders in communities of color have raised concerns that the proposed House map may, intentionally or not, dilute their voices.
Redistricting chair Nordenberg defends proposed state House map against GOP attacks
'It's awkward to talk about myself, but I don't have teams of public relations professionals to talk about myself like the caucus leaders do,' he said Thursday.
Gift ban advocates call Benninghoff the latest holdup; House GOP says it’s a ‘work in progress’
Santa and his helpers, organizers with March on Harrisburg, weren’t asking or figgy pudding; they were asking the Republican-controlled Legislature to pass a gift ban.
Pa. House Majority Leader Benninghoff tests positive for COVID-19
House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff, R-Centre, received a positive COVID-19 result Monday. Benninghoff is fully vaccinated, according to his office, and was tested prior to Thanksgiving after developing mild symptoms. He has been quarantined since his test last week, and has continued to work from home. His district offices remain open, his office said in […]
The clock is ticking for lawmakers to draw Pa.’s legislative maps. Here’s why
They must draw the maps by Jan. 2022, but likely will try to finish early to meet deadlines for next year's election.
Pa. lawmakers have been busy. But did they get anything done? That depends
Despite some major gaps. GOP House leaders defended their record so far during this fall's legislative session.
Pa. House passes bill to expand open records requests for state health data
Rep. Craig Staat’s open records proposal now heads to the state Senate.
As Harrisburg Republicans craft fall agenda, their allies are asking for more
Abortion opponents, gun right advocates, and spending hawks are all pushing for their proposals to be front and center
Pa. General Assembly’s disaster response faces first test with Hurricane Ida
Wolf asked that the Ida declaration be extended until Nov. 29. Such an extension must be approved by a majority vote of the Pennsylvania House and Senate.