To really fix Harrisburg we need to fix the Pa. Constitution | Patrick Beaty

BY: - January 27, 2023

As Pa. House Speaker Mark Rozzi said, 'Harrisburg is broken.' Fixing it will require long-term solutions. 

The ceiling of the main Rotunda inside Pennsylvania’s Capitol building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

Only you can prevent amendment abuse | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - September 13, 2022

Because we get so much of our news online, many Pennsylvanians did not see the advertisement of five proposed amendments to the Pennsylvania Constitution that were published in Pennsylvania newspapers on Thursday, Sept. 1 — three months before the next general election as prescribed by the state constitution. If approved in the next legislative session, […]


How far will Pa. Republicans go to limit constitutional rights? | Opinion

BY: - July 13, 2022

We should expect the GOP to continue its assault on the Pennsylvania Constitution.  


The voters have spoken. The ACLU needs to drop its Marsy’s Law challenge | Opinion

BY: - April 22, 2020

Pennsylvanians who approved this constitutional amendment last November should continue to make sure the voices of victims are heard.


Yes, the U.S. Constitution could be improved. The process in this Pa. House resolution isn’t a path forward | Opinion

BY: - December 18, 2019

It’s not hard to understand the temptation to support this resolution. We live at a time of political division in Pennsylvania. But we can't act in haste.