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COMMENTARY

We must unite for our children and for our future as a nation | Opinion

BY: - May 17, 2022

A secure nation requires a well-educated populace. We cannot skimp on this critical investment in our children and our future.

COMMENTARY

Pa. voters must prioritize clean energy, environmental issues in Tuesday’s primaries | Opinion

BY: - May 16, 2022

We must make sure our votes support candidates who are focused on protecting the Commonwealth's future.

Lancaster Co. House candidate loses Dem endorsements in confusion over abortion stance

BY: - May 16, 2022

Janet Diaz says she supports the right to choose; but the lawmakers had 'no specific recollection of endorsing' her.

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What’s on the ballot Tuesday? A choice between fact and conspiracy | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 16, 2022

If the GOP is looking for someone to blame for the erosion of our politics, it can start with the mirror.

COMMENTARY

With costs rising, Pa. residents still need help from Washington and Harrisburg | Opinion

BY: - May 15, 2022

We came together during COVID-19 to take care of each other. Now's not the time to stop doing it.

Days before election, Trump endorses Mastriano in Pa.’s GOP governor primary

BY: - May 14, 2022

(*This story was updated at 10:38 a.m. to include comment from Republican governor candidate Lou Barletta. It was updated again at 11:20 am to include comment from Sen. Doug Mastriano.) Former President Donald Trump has endorsed state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Frankin, in Pennsylvania’s high-stakes primary for governor, dealing a potentially fatal blow to establishment Republicans […]

‘Bans off our bodies’ rally planned for Pennsylvania, nationwide

BY: - May 13, 2022

The “Bans Off Our Bodies” event organized by Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania, Planned Parenthood Keystone, and Planned Parenthood Western Pennsylvania will join nationwide efforts to defend abortion access on Saturday at 1 p.m. on the Capitol steps.

COMMENTARY

Pa. awards $2M in clean energy grants to boost workforce development | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 13, 2022

The grants are intended to help individuals from underserved communities, the administration said.

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Pa. Rep. Scott Perry, other top Republicans

BY: - May 12, 2022

The House panel said it was targeting Perry because he had " ... various communications with the White House about a number of matters relevant to the Select Committee’s investigation, including allegations that Dominion voting machines had been corrupted."

Corman ends GOP governor bid; endorses Barletta in effort to halt Mastriano

BY: - May 12, 2022

The top-ranking Republican in the Pennsylvania Senate dropped his faltering bid for governor on Thursday, urging GOP voters to coalesce around former U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, as establishment Republicans frantically work to head off a primary win by an insurgent candidate whom they view as unelectable. “I’m putting party first and supporting someone who can […]

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New Dem ad in Pa. hits GOP plan to sunset Medicare, Social Security | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 12, 2022

Abortion rights are on the ballot on May 17. But Dems aren't letting voters forget about these key pocketbook issues.

COMMENTARY

Proposed grant program would help classroom aides to become teachers | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 11, 2022

A new Pa. House bill aims to help address the Keystone State's teacher shortage.