Hoarding billions in stimulus dollars leaves small businesses behind | Opinion
If you ask the men and women struggling to keep the doors of their family business open, they’ll tell you they’re weathering the worst storm they’ve ever seen – and they need help now.
The fight over critical race theory is a solution in search of a problem | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
The GOP, traditionally seen as the “Grand Old Party” has devolved into the “Groveling Orange Party.”
With Pa. in play, nat’l party committees raise $337M through June | Monday Morning Coffee
Pa.'s open U.S. Senate is among the most likely to flip in 2022. With control of Congress on the line, the Big 2 aren't messing around.
All you need to know about the Pa. GOP’s election ‘audit’ in one cartoon | Editorial Cartoon
A Republican state senator says he wants to launch an Arizona-style audit of the 2020 election results in the Keystone State.
Lawmakers need to support this important funding increase for Pa.’s court-appointed guardianship program | Opinion
To date, no action has been taken by fellow state lawmakers to advance Rep. Melissa Shusterman’s sensible resolution.
A note to Pa. Republicans: Just because you can amend the state Constitution, it doesn’t mean you should | Opinion
Republican lawmakers defend this end-run around the Governor by saying they just want to “let the voters decide.”
Were Wolf’s budget season trades worth the price of a deal? Democrats may find out in 2022 | Mark O’Keefe
Was Gov. Tom Wolf trying to put a good face on the $40.8 billion state budget recently passed by the General Assembly, calling it a “good budget?” While Wolf was happy the Legislature passed the budget ahead of the June 30 deadline; it contained none of the significant proposals he made during his budget address […]
Pa. lawmakers look to take a bite out of food delivery fees paid by restaurants | Friday Morning Coffee
"The average consumer just doesn't care. They want convenience," one frustrated restaurant owner said.
College athletes in line to gain control over image, likeness in Pa. budget bill
At least 20 states have signed similar proposals into law in the last year, according to the sports business analyst Kristi Dosh.
‘We don’t just stop at Juneteenth’: Civil rights leader, lawmakers call for more action on social justice reform
“It is important that we don’t just stop on Juneteenth. It’s important that we look at all of the systemic issues and racism in legislation and policy and how that has impacted our community,” said Rep. Donna Bullock, D-Philadelphia, the chairperson of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus.
The University of All of Them: PASSHE merger mania is on the fast track | Fletcher McClellan
Though it appears the fix is in, many questions about PASSHE system redesign still remain.
Harrisburg should not pass up this opportunity to invest in the Black economy | Opinion
With $10 billion at their disposal this budget season, Pa. lawmakers have a generational chance to improve the Commonwealth. They must invest in Black-owned businesses.