Democratic candidate for Pa. House District 103 Jesse Monoski (Photo via Monoski campaign)

Fourth candidate joins race for Pa. 103rd House District

BY: - November 13, 2023

Lemoyne Borough Council Member Jesse Monoski is the fourth candidate to announce their intentions for the Democratic Party nomination for the seat currently held by Rep. Patty Kim, who is running for the state Senate’s 15th District next year.

Pennsylvania Capitol Building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

Three candidates already running for Pa. 103rd House District

BY: - October 23, 2023

After state Rep. Patty Kim (D-103rd) formally launched her campaign for state Senate, three Democrats have confirmed that they will seek to replace her in the House.

Pa. Rep. Patty Kim launches campaign for 15th Senate District seat

BY: - October 19, 2023

State Rep. Patty Kim (D-103rd District) launched her campaign for the 15th state Senate District on Thursday, and already has the backing of a long list of Pennsylvania Democrats and state labor leaders.  Kim, who was first elected to the state House in 2012, said she is “so energized by the opportunity to represent even […]

The exterior of the fire-damaged brick building at Harrisburg's Broad Street Market (Capital-Star photo by John L. Micek).

Hbg, state officials vow to rebuild fire-ravaged Broad Street Market | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 12, 2023

'The heart of our community was taken from us ... we will rebuild it,' Harrisburg Mayor Wanda Williams said.


3 more races we’re watching this post-primary Wednesday | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 18, 2022

From Pittsburgh to Philadelphia, there was no shortage of interesting races on the ballot on Tuesday.


Central Pa. state House candidate David Buell battles fake tweets, online smear tactics

BY: - April 5, 2022

By David Wenner State House candidate David Buell said that someone impersonated him in racially tinged tweets and also set up websites intended to hurt his campaign. “The divisive and racially-biased political attacks being used against me are disgusting and wrong. Whoever created the fake websites and Twitter account pretending to be me must be […]

‘Something needs to change’: Wolf admin, Casey, state lawmakers call for action on wage gap

BY: - March 15, 2022

Calling unequal pay practices “antiquated” and “absurd,” Pennsylvania First Lady Frances Wolf  didn’t mince words about the importance of pay equity in the commonwealth. 

Where to draw the lines in Black, Latino communities at center of Pa. legislative map fight

BY: - January 17, 2022

Some leaders in communities of color have raised concerns that the proposed House map may, intentionally or not, dilute their voices.

Building a ticket that matches Pennsylvania’s diversity could pose challenge for Democrats in 2022

BY: - October 19, 2021

Democratic hopeful Shapiro doesn’t look like the majority of Pennsylvanians — 51 percent of the state’s population are women. About 20 percent of the state is not white, a share that's grown in the last decade.

‘These are issues that affect our families’: Pa. Dems call on Congress to pass infrastructure bill

BY: - August 26, 2021

Pa. is set to receive $11.3B for highway construction programs and $1.6B for badly needed bridge repairs and replacements


Chauvin verdict reignites calls for police reform in Pa. | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 23, 2021

"A jury unanimously decided that chokeholds are acts of murder, and this decision should compel us to examine policies of our own law enforcement agencies across the Commonwealth,” one lawmaker said.


Denied for now in D.C., advocates keep up the fight for $15 in Harrisburg | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 9, 2021

New polling data from a progressive nonprofit shows majority support for a wage hike in the Keystone State