Policy

Opinion

Opinion: Dems are determined to stop voter ID, even if it comes at the expense of their top legislative goal

Let voters decide on the constitutional amendments instead of wasting time and resources on the dysfunction in Harrisburg.

Policy

Opinion

Opinion: Sex education is the elephant in our classrooms

Outdated curriculums, erratic guidelines and unenforceable state standards contribute to Pennsylvania's educational shortcomings.

Editor's Note

Opinion

Editor’s Note: Pennsylvania politicians must do more to combat the opioid epidemic

U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean’s story is a testament to overcoming incredible odds.

Editor's Note

Opinion

Editor’s Note: Making the argument for more newsworthy political debates

Debates offer an opportunity for candidates to distinguish themselves; but most Philly mayoral hopefuls seem to tow the same line.

Policy

Opinion

Opinion: PA has a cost of living crisis. Let local leaders help.

State lawmakers should eliminate a preemption on local minimum wage increases.

Editor's Note

Opinion

Editor's Note: The Temple graduate student strike exposes educational fault lines

This has proven to be the most contentious and fractured fight in the union’s 30-year history.

Editor's Note

Opinion

Editor’s Note: Philadelphia could use a lesson in school board transparency

A mayor-appointed BOE gives the impression that board members are beholden to the mayor and his interests.

News & Politics

Opinion

Opinion: Republican Party leaders deserve blame for 2022 midterm losses

Former JAG officer Sean Duffy calls for a leadership change at the Pennsylvania Republican Party.

News & Politics

Opinion

Opinion: State laws can prevent tragedies without penalizing responsible gun owners.

Gun violence has permeated so much of our society that we are becoming numb to it.

News & Politics

Opinion

Passing voter ID can help restore trust in elections

An argument for why lawmakers owe it to their constituents to put the voter ID amendment on the ballot.

Publisher's Note

Opinion

Publisher’s Note: City & State events are your ticket to political influence

Stay politically agile by participating in our networking receptions, award ceremonies and policy summits.

Editor's Note

Opinion

Editor’s Note: It’s not too late for Mark Rozzi to keep his promises to the people

With the start of a new year, the powerful in Pennsylvania still have a chance to change.

News & Politics

Opinion

Philadelphia mayoral candidates: Listen to the city’s Muslim community

It’s a solid voting bloc capable of wielding great influence this election cycle.

Editor's Note

Opinion

Editor’s Note: Looking back, looking forward

A 2022 to remember – and build on in the coming year.

News & Politics

Opinion

Supreme Court case on state legislatures could have ‘devastating consequences’

This week the nation’s high court will hear Moore v. Harper, a case examining independent state legislature theory.

Editor's Note

Opinion

Editor’s Note: What Jim Kenney can learn from Eric Adams

If Philly is expecting even more migrants, better take some notes from New York City – on what not to do.

Opinion

Opinion

In Pennsylvania, voters decide, not politicians

Even as some politicians continue to sow doubt about elections, communities fight back.

Editor's Note

Opinion

Editor’s Note: Don’t forget the ballot initiatives next week

They’re important if you want to have a say in how city government works.

Opinion

Opinion

Keeping kids in the community improves public safety

Passage of a Senate bill addressing juvenile justice reform is critical to creating a just system.