Gun Control

Opinion: Why I'm working to reduce gun violence

With the new session and a new majority, I will renew my fight for legislative action.

News & Politics

Opinion: The Sixers have a new process, and they’re trying to rush it

The pace at which 76 Place is pushing through is needlessly hurried and Philadelphians deserve answers.

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note: There is a fraught but feasible path to finding common ground between community and commerce

When it comes to 76 Place, the next mayor of Philadelphia should take some sound advice and “trust the process.”


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.


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Outdated curriculums, erratic guidelines and unenforceable state standards contribute to Pennsylvania's educational shortcomings.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

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.


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

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

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.

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News & Politics

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

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.

Editor's Note

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

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

Editor’s Note: Looking back, looking forward

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

News & Politics

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.