The state is set to lose a congressional seat. The representation of millions of people is on the line. And Republicans and Democrats will have to do what seems impossible — get along.
The majority party has made overhauling the courts a priority after a slew of unsuccessful litigation involving the administration of the 2020 election as well as the coronavirus pandemic.
The proposed constitutional amendment is the result of long-festering resentment against Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf over his actions to control the coronavirus pandemic.
The data is critical to detecting potential racial profiling, but the agency had quietly stopped collecting it in 2012.
Sen. Jake Corman wants to enact new transparency measures to restore trust in the legislature. But skeptics counter that the GOP has for years allowed reform efforts to fail.
There’s no indication that Mastriano himself participated in the attack.
Suppression testing would require the state to increase daily testing nearly four times over, but that’s the only way to use it as a tool to actually slow down the virus.
The new session of the Pennsylvania Senate got off to a chaotic start Tuesday, with Republicans refusing to seat a Democratic senator whose election victory has been certified by the state.
As two GOP lawmakers push to abolish mail voting, county election officials say the state should keep and improve the new system.
The Pittsburgh native rose to serve two terms as Pennsylvania’s 41st governor, from 1979 to 1987.
A formal announcement by the administration is expected Wednesday afternoon.
Staff is “running out of gas” at Torrance State Hospital, where federal inspectors said short-staffing created safety risks in 2018 and 2019.
Still, at least two Republican lawmakers said Gov. Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 diagnosis was proof masks and other mitigation efforts don’t work.
Voters could request a mail ballot just seven days before the Nov. 3 election, making it difficult for county offices to send them out and receive them back by the deadline.
Hundreds of thousands of families across Pennsylvania could lose their homes in January, after emergency unemployment benefits and federal eviction protections expire and as the state grapples with record numbers of new coronavirus cases.