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In an important step toward opening up a government process that has traditionally been cloaked in secrecy, a panel of judges on Tuesday said applications for individuals hoping to fill judicial vacancies should not be kept secret under Pennsylvania’s Right to Know Law.
Thousands of Pennsylvanians might soon owe their jobs to Georgia voters.
Glossy postcards jammed into mailboxes. Television ads filling every commercial break, and more ads popping up on Facebook and Instagram. Calls at all hours of the day asking for support, time and money. Campaign advertising and outreach was omnipresent last year in Pennsylvania, and it wasn…
The money fueling the campaigns of Pennsylvania politicians — and their Washington, D.C., counterparts —includes small-dollar donations from individual voters, as well as bigger checks from dues-collecting unions and wealthy benefactors with special interests.
A rapidly expanding business-consulting and lobbying firm that counts the state Senate's newly retired leader as a partner is gearing up to become a major player in Pennsylvania political circles with ties to a $432,000 campaign slush fund.
HARRISBURG — In his first speech as top leader of the Pennsylvania Senate last week, Republican Sen. Jake Corman positioned himself as a reformer seeking to restore faith in government by greatly increasing transparency in the legislature and by elected lawmakers.
HARRISBURG — As state legislative races go, the one between Republican Sen. John DiSanto and Democrat George Scott was one of the most hotly contested in Pennsylvania’s November election.
It's a story presented without hard evidence, a tale without even a clear allegation of what kind of fraud occurred, or how it happened.
Most of Lancaster County’s Republican legislators on Monday endorsed a resolution disputing Pennsylvania’s presidential election results, a meaningless effort that demonstrated their loyalty to President Donald Trump while having no effect on the certification of Joe Biden’s victory in the state.
About 45 minutes before polls closed on Election Day in Pennsylvania, “The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert distilled the weary mood of an uneasy nation into 83 characters.
Pennsylvania House Speaker Bryan Cutler, a Lancaster County Republican who rose to the speakership in June, said he will look to remain in that role for the next two-year legislative session.
As election officials counted tens of thousands of mail-in ballots Wednesday, two things were becoming clear: President Donald Trump’s margin of victory in deeply Republican areas of Lancaster County was even stronger than four years ago, but his overall popularity here remained mostly stagnant.