Pennsylvanian sworn in as the first woman to serve as U.S. Archivist 

BY: - September 12, 2023

WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania native Colleen Shogan was sworn in as the 11th Archivist of the United States on Monday, marking the first time a woman has been appointed to oversee billions of the nation’s records and artifacts since the role was created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts administered the […]

Gov. Tom Wolf ran as a champion of government transparency. The COVID-19 pandemic is putting that to the test

BY: and - May 6, 2020

The Wolf administration has allowed government offices to seemingly indefinitely postpone processing the requests while state offices are closed for the pandemic. 

In volley of votes, GOP House and Senate try to force Wolf to pull back the curtain on COVID-19 response

BY: and - April 29, 2020

As the commonwealth enters its second month of the pandemic, the Legislature’s Republican majority has taken on another role: watchdogging Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, who they say has exercised broad executive powers without much transparency.