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A man shoots AR-15 rifles and other weapons at a shooting range during the “Rod of Iron Freedom Festival” on October 12, 2019 in Greeley, Pa. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images).

Few states seem ready to raise the age to buy semi-automatic rifles

BY: - June 16, 2022

As with buying alcohol, lawmakers consider gun limits for people under 21.

Some cities, states say Big Oil should pay for climate damage | Analysis

BY: - April 20, 2022

If some cities and counties are successful, advocates expect a deluge of others to file suits.

These blue states are prepping to become abortion havens | Analysis

BY: - April 6, 2022

If Roe tumbles, abortion access will depend on where you live and Blue states are preparing.

States scramble to address health worker shortage | Analysis

BY: - March 27, 2022

At least 20 governors have addressed the problem in their state of the state speeches this year.

The pandemic prompted people to move, but many didn’t go far | Analysis

BY: - March 25, 2022

In the year after the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, moves out of city centers increased from the year before, as did moves into rural and suburban areas, according to a Stateline analysis of postal change-of-address forms. But the trend slowed considerably during the second year of the pandemic.

Across the nation, and in Pa., Republican wave of voting restrictions swells | Analysis

BY: - March 28, 2021

Voting rights activists worried this year could bring a tsunami of new voting restrictions. It’s arrived.

GOP lawmakers in 28 states, including Pa., have introduced more than 100 bills seeking to restrict ballot access | Analysis

BY: - February 16, 2021

After a record turnout in 2020, Republican state lawmakers across the country are making a concerted attack on ballot access.

For 2020 election, states debate who’s allowed to vote | Analysis

BY: - January 31, 2020

In October, Pennsylvania invested $90 million in new election equipment that creates a paper trail and allows elections to be audited.