We can elect better leaders when we make elections more accessible | Opinion

BY: - May 17, 2023

Running for office is hard. But so is living under leadership that doesn’t adequately represent you or your neighbors.

Pa. awards $6M to fight overdose deaths in underrepresented communities | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 16, 2023

'Trends in drug overdose deaths show widening disparities,' a top official said.

A week out from Election Day, outside groups have reported spending $7.7 million on behalf of Democratic and Republican candidates. (Photo by Daniella Heminghaus for the New Jersey Monitor)

The Lehigh Valley’s May 16 primary ballot is filled with important contests

BY: - May 15, 2023

From Northampton County District Attorney to contentious school board races -- local voters have plenty of decisions to make.

The future of youth detention hangs in balance of Pittsburgh election

BY: - May 14, 2023

Social workers are pushing the candidates in the Democratic primary for Allegheny County executive to not re-open a local juvenile jail.

A voting sign in Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, local organizations help voters with housing insecurity

BY: - May 14, 2023

A significant issue that housing insecure voters face is that a permanent address is required for voter registration.

Civil rights group files ethics complaint against Allegheny Co. DA Stephen Zappala

BY: - May 11, 2023

The complaint focuses on whether politics may have influenced charging decisions the Democratic prosecutor made.

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Austin Davis (Photo by Amanda Mustard for the Pennsylvania Capital-Star).

‘They’re fired up:’ LG Austin Davis says of Pa.’s young voters | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 11, 2023

Pa.'s Second-in-Command makes list of young leaders to watch.

Democratic spending approaches $1M in special election to decide control of the Pa. House

BY: - May 10, 2023

Pa. Democrats have spent nearly $1 million to defend their House majority in the special election to replace disgraced state Rep. Mike Zabel


This year, local school board elections matter more than ever | Lloyd E. Sheaffer

BY: - May 9, 2023

Political agendas, not the well-being of pupils, are driving aspirants endeavoring to lead local school districts.

Progressive PAC putting its stamp on the race for Allegheny Co. DA | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 8, 2023

Color of Change says it wants to 'transform the way the criminal legal system should operate.'

Allegheny Co. judicial candidates spar over labor endorsements

BY: - May 7, 2023

Patrick Sweeney, Anthony DeLuca, and Andy Szefi are facing off in a 3-way contest in the May primary.

The 2023 Democratic primary for Allegheny Co. DA. The issues, the candidates

BY: - May 4, 2023

Six-term incumbent prosecutor Stephen Zappala faces public defender Matt Dugan in the high-profile contest.