Capitol Beat

Interviews & Profiles

A Q&A with Austin Davis

The Democratic lieutenant governor nominee is gearing up for one of the midterm election’s marquee races.

News & Politics

‘What a difference a year makes:’ More than 5,000 attend first Pennsylvania March for Life since Supreme Court ruling

Meanwhile, Democrats introduced legislation Monday seeking to protect and expand abortion access.

Policy

The debate over debates: Oz, Fetterman continue to feud over details

Both candidates have outlined conditions they want in their first meeting.

Criminal Justice

Wolf’s Marijuana Pardon Project seeks to reduce recidivism, grant second chances

Clean Slate advocates and lawmakers are pushing for criminal justice reform, improving paths for re-entry after incarceration.

Campaigns & Elections

State election officials offer glimpse into midterm preparations

The House State Government Committee held a hearing on election administration on Wednesday.

Capitol Beat

House Democrats call for action on labor, wage issues as session end nears

After this week, House lawmakers will have six session days left before the general election

Capitol Beat

House votes to hold Krasner in contempt for subpoena refusal

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s office has declined to produce documents requested by the committee via subpoena, stating their investigation is not being done ‘in good faith.’

Policy

‘They are coming after you’: GOP lawmakers vow to defend gun rights at annual rally

The 17th Annual Right to Keep and Bear Arms rally featured Second Amendment advocates from across Pennsylvania.

Policy

Wolf’s new executive order on voter registration, explained

Voter registration applications will now be available at more state facilities.

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News & Politics

Progressive think tank offers blueprint for ‘shared prosperity’ in Pennsylvania

The Keystone Research Center released its “State of Working Pennsylvania” report on Tuesday

Education

Lindsey Williams calls for universal free school meals as pandemic-era meals provision ends

Williams is introducing legislation that would provide free school meals to all public school students.

News & Politics

This week’s headlines: Oz takes the offensive and Perry sues the DOJ

Here is a roundup of the week’s hottest political news.

Technology

The ‘Trojan Horse’ and the workforce: Job threats are focus of discussion during House hearing on cybersecurity

State Government Committee hears testimony from experts on the threats facing local and state governments in the commonwealth.

Interviews & Profiles

‘A one-stop shop for home repairs:’ Nikil Saval talks up Dems’ $125M new program

Saval’s Whole-Home Repairs Program was included in this year’s state budget.

News & Politics

Mastriano’s education funding plan would devastate PA’s public schools, advocates say

‘We would have to be insane to support what (Mastriano) is offering’ said Ed Albert of the PA Association of Rural and Small Schools.