Civil rights group sues Harrisburg over public gathering restrictions | Five for the Weekend

BY: - April 30, 2022

Happy weekend, all.  A national civil rights organization filed a federal lawsuit against Pennsylvania’s Capital City on Friday, alleging its “burdensome and expensive” permitting process is a violation of the First and Fourteenth Amendments. The lawsuit, which was filed with the U.S. Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Friday by the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania, alleges […]

2020 in Review: Protests that swept Pennsylvania

BY: - December 27, 2020

Waves of dissent rippled across the Commonwealth this year, as Pennsylvanians assembled to oppose military action in Iran; to call for safe working conditions and rent freezes, and to protest the COVID-19 restrictions ordered by Gov. Tom Wolf.


Pitt Study: Pa. municipalities in line to lose $3.4B in tax revenue in next 2 years | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 4, 2020

Hundreds of Pa. communities could face 'cash insolvency' because of the COVID-19 pandemic and go into state receivership, researchers found.