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A top Pa. Senate Republican has a primary. Who’s running against him?

BY: - April 26, 2022

Jarrett Coleman, a suburban Allentown school board member, is challenging Senate Approps Chair Pat Browne.

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The choice to legalize recreational cannabis isn’t as easy as proponents say it is | Opinion

BY: - April 22, 2022

The expectation that adults would legally use marijuana, while children would not, is clearly misguided.

Wave of GOP primary challengers seek Harrisburg shakeup over mail-in voting, pandemic response

BY: - April 19, 2022

Among those who face opponents  are House Speaker Bryan Cutler, R-Lancaster, both chambers’ top budget officials — House and Senate Appropriations Committee chairs Rep. Stan Saylor, R-York, and Sen. Pat Browne, R-Lehigh — and a handful of other minor members of leadership, as well as a number of rank-and-file members.

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Investing in the future is not radical environmentalism | Opinion

BY: - April 19, 2022

Pennsylvanians deserve an honest dialogue about what interests are really driving the climate debate in our state.

House passes bill banning transgender women from competing on women’s sports teams

BY: , and - April 12, 2022

The upper chamber has already taken action on a similar proposal. Sens. Judy Ward, R-Blair, and Kristin Phillips-Hill, R-York, introduced a companion bill in the Senate less than a week ago. It then advanced out of the Education Committee on Monday on a party-line vote.

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This Pa. bill would make the roads safer for bicyclists and motorists alike | Opinion

BY: - April 12, 2022

The bill sponsored by Rep. David Maloney, R-Berks, deserves a vote in the Pa. Senate.

Legislation eliminating ballot drop boxes advances to Pa. Senate

BY: - April 11, 2022

The Senate State Government Committee voted 7-4 along party lines to approve the bill, which requires mail-in ballots not returned through the postal service to be delivered by voters directly to their local elections office rather than deposited into a drop box. 

These Pa. lawmakers have 2022 primary challengers

BY: - April 11, 2022

Left, right and open seat, your comprehensive list of every Pa. lawmaker facing opposition on May 17.

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Pa. Senate bill would authorize sale of medical marijuana edibles | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 11, 2022

Twenty-five other states with medical marijuana laws already allow the sale of edibles, Sen. Dan Laughlin, R-Erie, said.

State, local officials at odds over banning private election grants

BY: - April 6, 2022

State Sen. Lisa Baker, R-Luzerne, who is sponsoring Senate Bill 982, which would ban such private grants, said the potential impact of private election grants is “a critical challenge we must confront.”

Advocates again call on Pa. Senate to open two-year window for child sex abuse survivors

BY: - April 4, 2022

If it weren’t for an advertising error made last year by the Department of State, a proposed constitutional amendment authorizing the window for child sex abuse survivors would have appeared on the May 2021 primary election ballot.