How Democrat Josh Shapiro won Pennsylvania’s 2022 election for governor
How Democrat Josh Shapiro won Pennsylvania’s 2022 election for governor

Supporters and detractors alike agreed Shapiro had a weak opponent, strong outreach to rural areas, and a pragmatic policy message.

November 23rd, 1:02 PM EST
4 things to know about State College’s new police complaint process
4 things to know about State College’s new police complaint process

The new civilian complaint process, scheduled to go live in January, was prompted by outrage following the March 2019 police killing of Osaze Osagie.

November 22nd, 12:33 PM EST
Judges in Pa. can now dismiss charges against people ‘incompetent’ to stand trial, but flaws remain
Judges in Pa. can now dismiss charges against people ‘incompetent’ to stand trial, but flaws remain

The state Supreme Court closed a decades-old legal loophole that kept people who would never be competent to stand trial on criminal charges in jail or prison indefinitely.

November 21st, 12:31 PM EST
The Democratic takeover of the Pa. House will be a little messy to start. Here’s why.
The Democratic takeover of the Pa. House will be a little messy to start. Here’s why.

When the Pennsylvania House’s new session begins on Jan. 3, at least one Democratic seat will be vacant — complicating the election of the chamber’s speaker.

November 18th, 12:30 PM EST
Democrats win control of Pennsylvania state House after picking up 12 seats
Democrats win control of Pennsylvania state House after picking up 12 seats

Democrats have not controlled the chamber for more than a decade, and the win will allow lawmakers to advance policy priorities like raising the minimum wage.

November 17th, 12:29 PM EST
Why these Pa. teams got left out of the minor league baseball union
Why these Pa. teams got left out of the minor league baseball union

The historic unionization effort in minor league baseball aims to address chronic low pay and poor working conditions, but your local players might not benefit.

November 17th, 12:05 PM EST
Have Democrats flipped the Pa. House? The latest on the deciding races.
Have Democrats flipped the Pa. House? The latest on the deciding races.

Attorneys for Democratic and Republican candidates in two close, still-uncalled races are haggling over whether to count several dozen provisional ballots.

November 15th, 12:03 PM EST
This Pennsylvania county ran out of paper on Election Day. Now the district attorney is investigating.
This Pennsylvania county ran out of paper on Election Day. Now the district attorney is investigating.

One week later, angry voters demand to know why Luzerne County polling places ran out of ballot paper.

November 15th, 12:01 PM EST
Government and elected officials deal with service funding questions as Centre Region grows
Government and elected officials deal with service funding questions as Centre Region grows

Centre Region municipal managers take “unprecedented” action against a proposal to significantly increase the funding their local governments contribute to the Council of Governments for services.

November 14th, 12:00 PM EST