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Former Pa. Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell pleads guilty to stealing from nonprofit she ran, report

A former Democratic state lawmaker from West Philadelphia faces three months in jail in Philadelphia after pleading guilty to charges that she stole more than $500,000 from a nonprofit she ran.

Pa. Rep. Matt Gabler retires after 11 years in Harrisburg

Gabler is one of 11 House Republicans to announce their retirement, and was the 15th total when he announced on Wednesday.

‘I want to let the evidence do the talking,’ Pa. Sen. Bob Casey says...

Speaking to home state reporters, the Scranton lawmaker said that he and his colleagues were listening attentively as House impeachment managers made their arguments that stretched over eight hours on Wednesday. “It’s our obligation to sit and to listen,” Casey said.

Pa. Republican Rep Cris Dush joins race for Auditor General

On Tuesday, the Jefferson County lawmaker became the third Republican, and eight candidate overall, to jump into the 2020 race for Pennsylvania auditor general.

14 and counting: Here’s our map tracking 2020’s Pa. legislative retirements

Our map, developed by Staff Reporter Stephen Caruso, will be continuously updated as more announcements come over the transom.

Schuylkill County’s Tobash announces retirement from state House

Rep. Mike Tobash, R-Schuylkill, is the latest lawmaker to announce their retirement. He served five terms in the House.

Kortz announces retirement, 13th House lawmaker leaving in 2020

Rep. Bill Kortz, who’s represented the 38th House District south of Pittsburgh since 2007, said in a statement that deciding against running for a seventh term “wasn’t easy,” but “it’s now time for me to take care of my health and step aside for future leaders of this great district."

Suburban Philly Republican Rep. Tom Murt not running for reelection

The now open 152nd House District seat includes Hatboro and Lower and Upper Moreland Townships in Montgomery County, as well as part of Bustleton in Philadelphia.

‘The stakes have never been higher,’ Planned Parenthood boss says of 2020 battleground push

"The investment intends to fund large-scale grassroots programs and canvassing, digital, television, and radio and mail programs," CBS News reported, citing Planned Parenthood

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