Spotlight PA answers your questions about controversial constitutional amendments, judicial races, and more.
The ability to charge fines or fees could weed out bad actors and prevent ongoing harm, experts say, but there’s already pushback from the provider industry.
A universal mask order will be lifted after 70% of adults are vaccinated, Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration announced.
Mark Nordenberg, the third former law professor to hold the position, was selected by the court after the legislature’s four caucus leaders deadlocked on a decision.
A campaign event for Jake Corman, the top Republican in the state Senate, is being organized by a company that has cornered the market on a political practice he wants to end.
In reality, whichever party is in control of the process can draw districts to ensure or grow its majority and set government agendas for years.
The decision was handed to the majority-Democrat court after the top leaders in the House and Senate deadlocked on picking a fifth member.
The final story was based on interviews with more than 80 people and a review of thousands of pages of state government and court records.
A state department said a licensing program with financial and safety requirements for recovery homes will save lives, but advocates are pushing back on the added costs.
A Spotlight PA/KHN investigation shows the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs uses an inherently flawed oversight system that does little to ensure high-quality or effective care.
The legal challenge comes just one day after the U.S. Census Bureau confirmed Pennsylvania will lose one of its 18 congressional seats, setting up a contentious battle to protect incumbents.
On Tuesday, May 4 at 5 p.m., join Spotlight PA Deputy Editor Sarah Anne Hughes and WHYY’s Politics Reporter Katie Meyer as they break down what you need to know before you vote.
The loss of one of the state’s 18 congressional districts sets up a high-stakes redistricting process.
The ruling was far from a total victory for residents and local officials who had, among other things, sought additional measures to protect children, older people, and those with disabilities.
The bill is advancing despite long-standing objections by some Republicans who believe such a change can only legally be made by amending the state constitution.