Former Health Secretary Rachel Levine’s explanation for the issues did not match previous reporting by Spotlight PA.
As part of Spotlight PA’s extensive coverage, the outlet is taking a hard look at how Pennsylvania elected officials have used their power in the past to manipulate their districts for political gain.
While a municipal primary typically sees low turnout, election officials said they can’t predict how many voters will take advantage of the state’s no-excuse mail voting law.
Applications open next month for $145 million in state grants for small hospitality businesses, with a significant change by lawmakers intended to make the money is more accessible to people of color.
A proposed constitutional amendment would allow a gubernatorial candidate to choose their running mate after the spring primary, much like the presidential race.
The organizations asked a federal court to unseal records related to the conviction of former state Rep. Leslie Acosta of Philadelphia, arguing there is a high burden for restricting that access.
Gov. Tom Wolf’s idea relies on a hefty tax increase on top third of earners, which will be a nearly impossible sell to the legislature and many in the public.
Lawmakers will likely get half as much time to draw the state’s new legislative and congressional maps, worrying advocates who have long fought for a more open process.
A review of thousands of emails obtained by Spotlight PA reveals the program was doomed to fail from the start, depriving desperate tenants of relief as they lived in fear of losing their homes.
The Department of State disclosed that it had no system in place to prevent such an error, which has devastated clergy sexual abuse survivors.
Older Pennsylvanians, who are supposed to be among the first in line to get the vaccine, are also struggling with clunky and disjointed online signups.
Ex-state legislators are frequently on the shortlist to join Pennsylvania’s Gaming Control Board, which boasts an annual salary of $145,000.
The legislature on Friday gave final approval to a proposed constitutional amendment that would give state lawmakers the power to unilaterally end a disaster declaration.
Rural counties like Sullivan are banding together to ensure older residents who lack transportation, access to providers, and internet connections can get the coronavirus vaccine.
“Human error” by the Department of State derailed a constitutional amendment on whether survivors of decades-old sexual abuse should be able to sue.