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Gov. candidate Shapiro is skeptical of RGGI. It’s unclear if AG Shapiro will do something about it.

BY: - October 27, 2021

Now that he’s running for governor, Democratic state Attorney General Josh Shapiro is trying to separate himself from incumbent Gov. Tom Wolf’s signature environmental initiative.  Shapiro’s campaign did not specifically say if, elected as governor in 2022, he would pull the commonwealth out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Also known as RGGI, it’s a […]

The Democratic establishment is behind Josh Shapiro for governor. Will Pa. follow?

BY: - October 13, 2021

Shapiro said he has "been in the game. I have taken on the powerful and I’ve held them accountable. I’ve gotten real things done for the people."

Capital-Star Q+A: Lou Barletta thinks second time’s the charm in GOP governor’s run

BY: - September 24, 2021

A native of northeastern Pennsylvania’s coal fields, he was known for passing city ordinances attacking undocumented immigrants, and for being among the first state politicians to back former President Donald Trump.

GOP 2022 gubernatorial hopefuls spar over Pa. vote by-mail law

BY: - August 5, 2021

In the lead up to the 2022 governor’s race, some Pennsylvania Republican hopefuls are reaching for a new way to question conservative credentials — did their rival vote to approve no-excuse mail-in ballots?

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All you need to know about Lou Barletta’s 2022 platform. In one cartoon | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - June 5, 2021

The former U.S. Congressman was one of Donald Trump's earliest Pa. supporters.

Iraq War vet announces Republican candidacy for Tom Marino’s 12th Congressional District seat

BY: - February 12, 2019

A decorated Iraq War veteran said Tuesday that she’ll seek the Republican nomination for ex-U.S. Tom Marino’s 12th Congressional District seat. Stacy Garrity, of Athens, Pa., in Bradford County, served three deployments in the Middle East, winning two Bronze Stars and the Legion of Merit, her campaign said in a statement. She retired from the […]