Pa. House passes bill to expand open records requests for state health data
Rep. Craig Staat’s open records proposal now heads to the state Senate.
Egged on by pandemic-closed offices, lawmakers and media mull changes to Pa.’s open records law
Increased demand for information, combined with closed offices, also exposed deficiencies in the state’s decade old transparency, officials were told Tuesday.
Reporters kept from Pa. Capitol press conference, Wolf admin cites ‘miscommunication’
A Capital-Star reporter also was told that press were not being allowed into the building by a Capitol Police officer, but was able to get in through a different entrance.
From plumbers to pet groomers, Wolf discloses list of businesses denied waivers to open
Six days after releasing a list of Pennsylvania businesses approved to operate during COVID-19, Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration has released another round of business that applied to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Tom Wolf ran as a champion of government transparency. The COVID-19 pandemic is putting that to the test
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
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.
Pennsylvanians believe access is key to gov’t transparency; F&M poll shows | The Numbers Racket
A majority of Pennsylvanians believe it is their right as citizens to obtain government information with few restrictions, a new Franklin & Marshall poll concluded.