Gas prices are displayed at a filling station in Philadelphia, Thursday, March 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
All of PA’s Congressional Republicans Voted Against Gas Price Gouging Bill

The US House of Representatives passed a bill that would outlaw gas price gouging during an energy emergency. The commonwealth’s lawmakers voted along party lines, with all Dems voting for and Republican reps voting against. All nine of Pennsylvania’s Republican US House representatives voted against a bill aimed at combating “price gouging” on gasoline as...

A voter arrives to cast their mail-in ballot at the City-County Building in downtown Pittsburgh Monday, May 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
PA Dem Introduces Bill to Make Ballot Drop-Off Easier

While Republican lawmakers continue to fight mail-in voting and ballot drop boxes, a Democratic state lawmaker has introduced a bill allowing a spouse or relative to return a voter’s ballot.

Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-PA (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
GOP Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick Votes Against Domestic Terrorism Prevention Bill

Among the “no” votes was Pennsylvania Representative Brian Fitzpatrick, but what makes his vote remarkable is that he is also a co-sponsor of the bill. He put his name on it, and then he voted it down.

An election worker continues the process in counting ballots for the Pennsylvania primary election, Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at the Mercer County Elections Board in Mercer, Pa. Vote counting continues as Republican candidates Dr. Mehmet Oz and David McCormick are locked in a too-early-to-call race for Pennsylvania's hotly contested Republican nomination for an open U.S. Senate seat. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
The Pennsylvania Senate Primary Recount, Explained

An automatic recount is triggered if one candidate wins by 0.5 points or less, according to state law. Oz and McCormick are neck-and-neck with only 95% of precincts reporting.

An American flag is in a classroom as students work on laptops in Newlon Elementary School early Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, which is one of 55 Discovery Link sites set up by Denver Public Schools where students are participating in remote learning in this time of the new coronavirus from a school in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Attacks On Public Education Accelerating In Pennsylvania, And Across The Country

And in Pennsylvania, the attacks have taken on an equally ugly tone, with dark-money funded parent groups driving a campaign of book banning and attacks on local school boards, and that money is scoring some victories.

Signs point the way for voters to cast their ballots at the polling location for the Pennsylvania primary election, Tuesday, May 17, 2022, in Harmony, Pa., (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Berks County Having Issues With New Electronic Poll Books

State Rep. Manny Guzman said he faced delays due to poll workers not properly trained on the new machines

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GOP Senate Candidate Kathy Barnette Seen In Photos Marching on Jan. 6 With Proud Boys

On Sunday, a number of pictures began circulating on Twitter along with the claim that Republican Senate Candidate Kathy Barnette marched to the Capitol on January 6th alongside members of a prominent right-wing hate group, the Proud Boys. After further investigation, NBC News verified these claims, adding that some of the Proud Boys she marched...

A Philadelphia election worker scans ballots for the 2020 general election in the United States at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Tuesday Is the Primary Election in PA. Here’s What to Expect When You Vote.

Tuesday May 17 is primary election day in Pennsylvania.  The primary is when Democrats and Republicans will choose who they want to win their party’s nomination to run for these seats in the general election in November: Pennsylvania’s US Senate seat Pennsylvania’s 17 US House of Representatives seats Half of Pennsylvania’s state Senate seats All...

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