Reporters kept from Pa. Capitol press conference, Wolf admin cites ‘miscommunication’

BY: - January 12, 2021

A Capital-Star reporter also was told that press were not being allowed into the building by a Capitol Police officer, but was able to get in through a different entrance.


Top Pa. House leader is right: elected officials shouldn’t be prioritized for vaccine; if only the messaging had always been this consistent | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 12, 2021

"Good servants, be they public or otherwise, put their interests and well-being below those they serve,” House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff, R-Centre, said.


The Electoral College meets today. Remember these GOP lawmakers who tried to stop it | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - December 14, 2020

The wheels of government will continue to turn -- despite the efforts of these Pa. Republicans.

GOP leaders — once again — say they can’t overturn election results, but send letter disputing results to Congress

BY: - December 4, 2020

Repeating a point they have made for the past month, Pennsylvania’s Republican legislative leadership released a letter Thursday affirming that the General Assembly cannot overturn the results of the 2020 election in the Keystone State.


With new court filing, Pa. House GOP clambers aboard the rickety Trump train | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - November 19, 2020

State House Republicans file a Friend of the Court brief in support of President Donald Trump's federal lawsuit challenging Pa's election results.

The Pa. House will review the 2020 election, but it’s unlikely it will change the results

BY: - November 10, 2020

While the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania House is preparing for a wide ranging review of the 2020 election, the review appears unlikely to impact President Donald Trump’s loss in the Keystone State.


Benninghoff’s, GOP’s attacks on Wolf’s COVID-19 plans are endangering Pennsylvanians | Opinion

BY: - September 30, 2020

Benninghoff has shown little interest in truly working across the aisle to provide the insightful and moral leadership we need.

Gun rights and gift ban grab lawmakers’ attention with set of Capitol rallies

BY: - September 29, 2020

The Pennsylvania Capitol echoed with the voices of the people Tuesday with two separate rallies, from two groups seeking very different things.


Helping small businesses, families isn’t ‘meaningless,’ Gov. Wolf | Opinion

BY: - September 29, 2020

We will continue to work in a meaningful way to address COVID-19 and respond to the concerns of our communities.

Two dozen Democrats flip as House fails to override Wolf sports crowd veto

BY: - September 23, 2020

The final vote 130-71, short of the two-thirds majority needed to override Wolf’s veto. It marked the Republican-controlled chamber’s second failed override attempt in three weeks. Another attempt in May also failed.

House Repubs prep for possible override vote on Wolf’s COVID-19 disaster declaration veto

BY: - September 2, 2020

The 203-member House is in session Tuesday and Wednesday. It takes a two-thirds vote by the House and Senate to override a gubernatorial veto.

Wolf puts recreational weed, paid family leave, hazard pay and business grants on fall agenda

BY: - August 25, 2020

With the Legislature set to reconvene next week, Gov. Tom Wolf released a broad policy platform Tuesday calling for legal weed, paid family leave, and campaign finance reform.