Lease or reimburse? Pa. House lawmakers chose the latter for their state-sponsored travel
The leases cost between $419 to $650 a month as of 2021, depending on the vehicle, House Clerk Brooke Wheeler said in an email. At full price, that would cost taxpayers between $5,028 to $7,800 a year, but lawmakers also pay the House back a portion of the cost to cover personal travel.
Special election for former Rep. Margo Davidson’s seat to be held Nov. 2
Davidson, who represented the 164th Legislative District, resigned on July 22, following misdemeanor charges of theft and election code violations for allegedly misusing campaign funds.
Pa. House lawmaker facing misdemeanor theft charges, to resign immediately
Rep. Margo Davidson, of Delaware County, is accused of filing fraudulent reimbursement requests, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Thursday.
To protect voting rights in Pa., for us all, the Senate needs to pass the For the People Act | Opinion
From state to state across the country, democracy is under attack. We continue to see the extent of damage Republicans can do.
Pa. Republicans eyeing tighter voter ID requirements to meet wall of Wolf veto
This difference between what Republicans want, and what Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf might eventually sign, will animate the next three months of negotiations
Harrisburg Republicans meet with Kansas’s Kobach to talk election, immigration policy
The session, organized by arch-conservative Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, R-Butler, included former Kansas Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach, an unspecified number of GOP lawmakers, as well as the state House GOP’s top election official.
Without apologies, Pa. Republicans forge ahead with election hearings spree
It isn't just the House looking into the election In the Senate, an investigatory committee on "election integrity and reform" was created by a party line vote this month.
As Turzai backs police reform before resignation, Black lawmakers judge his legacy
Mike Turzai’s retirement announcement Wednesday came just days after he added his voice to the chorus of millions calling for policing reforms in America.
Black Dems take over Pa. House floor; Turzai calls for special session on police reform
"They have expressed their anger. Their frustration. Certainly the issues they raise are legitimate," said House Speaker Mike Turzai said.