Pa.’s opioid disaster declaration expires next week. Will Gov. Tom Wolf renew it?
The most recent opioid disaster declaration will expire on Aug. 5.
In Lancaster, Wolf touts COVID relief to Pa.’s bars, restaurants
'Pennsylvania has made significant progress rebounding from the COVID-19 pandemic, but our hospitality industry still needs support,' Wolf said.
Politics or Practice: What shape will post-pandemic education reform take? | Opinion
At both the school and parent levels, decisions may be affected more by politics than by what will provide the best education.
With a softened stance from the governor, House GOP to reintroduce election reform bill
On Wednesday, the bill’s author, House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove, R-York, said he planned to reintroduce the bill that Wolf vetoed in June over its strict voter identification requirements.
‘We are committed to competition’: Top Wolf official says
The Wolf administration requested $340M in emergency contracts during the pandemic, according to a published report
‘We had to start somewhere’: Pa. officials say police misconduct database is a step toward reform
A new statewide database will let Pennsylvania police agencies check for “red flags” among prospective hires, but it’s just the beginning of efforts to weed out bad actors.
One nation under who? Inside the trust gap that’s splitting the nation | Friday Morning Coffee
We knew we were polarized. New polling data illustrates the stark differences.
Pa. redistricting is poised to be transparent. Will it be fair? Advocates think yes.
Pennsylvanians will be able to participate in perhaps more than a dozen hearings on their congressional and legislative maps in the coming months, as well as submit their own maps online.
It’s a ‘win-win.’ Pa. lawmakers, student-athletes celebrate name, image, likeness legislation
The new legislation makes Pennsylvania the 25th state to give student-athletes NIL rights.
With Pa. in play, nat’l party committees raise $337M through June | Monday Morning Coffee
Pa.'s open U.S. Senate is among the most likely to flip in 2022. With control of Congress on the line, the Big 2 aren't messing around.
State funding for Pa. public broadcasting eliminated in new budget
It’s hard to say why the cuts were made and who made them. Legislative Republicans say it matched a request from Wolf., An administration spokesperson claimed Republicans did not agree to the funding.
Report: 3 ways states can help local governments in Pa. and beyond shore up their bottom lines | Friday Morning Coffee
Local tax limitations can hamper cities' and counties' fiscal stability, according to new research by the Pew Charitable Trusts.