Corman to stay in GOP governor primary, though election logistics meant his fate was sealed
The highest-ranking Pennsylvania Senate Republican attempted to end his gubernatorial campaign — but it’s unclear if he could have had his name physically removed from the ballot even if he followed through with it. In a filing on Tuesday afternoon, Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman, R-Centre, said he was ending his campaign and asked […]
The Democratic establishment is behind Josh Shapiro for governor. Will Pa. follow?
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: RINO hunter Joe Gale wants to make sure conservatives are energized for 2022
After an aborted run for Lieutenant Governor in 2018 — he was too young to hold statewide office — Gale is now running for the Republican nomination for governor. Though a magnet for controversy, he argues his uncompromising ideology and equal disdain for both party’s institutions make him the right man for the job.
Pa. joins national pause on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine
(*This story was updated at 3:20 p.m. on Tuesday, 4/13/21 with new information from the Department of Health.) Matching a federal order that came down Tuesday, Pennsylvania has paused the use of Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot COVID-19 vaccination until at least April 20, pending a review by the Food and Drug Administration. Federal regulators recommended […]
Wolf marches for Black lives, but crowd demands more answers
“George Floyd could not breathe,” Wolf, Pennsylvania’s chief executive, said in a brief address to protesters. “When that happened it meant that none of us could breathe.”
Sent back to work, state human service workers say their offices aren’t prepared for the coronavirus
Workers sent back to work included employees working in four southeast counties that Wolf had previously shut down over coronavirus concerns, according to internal emails viewed by the Capital-Star.