Lease or reimburse? Pa. House lawmakers chose the latter for their state-sponsored travel

BY: - April 12, 2022

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

BY: - August 2, 2021

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

BY: - July 22, 2021

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

BY: - May 28, 2021

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

BY: - April 16, 2021

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

BY: - April 7, 2021

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

BY: - January 22, 2021

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

BY: - June 10, 2020

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

BY: and - June 8, 2020

"They have expressed their anger. Their frustration. Certainly the issues they raise are legitimate," said House Speaker Mike Turzai said.