State Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, a Republican candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, speaks at a primary night election gathering in Chambersburg, Pa., Tuesday, May 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Meet Doug Mastriano, the Extreme MAGA Republican Nominee for Pennsylvania Governor

Mastriano wants to ban abortion after six weeks with no exceptions, has amplified QAnon and anti-Semitic conspiracy theories, and has spent 18 months lying about voter fraud and trying to overturn the outcome of the 2020 presidential election–an effort he compared to opposing the rise of Adolf Hitler.

Sen. Rick Scott (R-Florida)
EXCLUSIVE: A Republican Plan to Raise Taxes on Pennsylvanians and Potentially End Social Security and Medicare is Massively Unpopular, Poll Shows

Florida Sen. Rick Scott introduced a plan that would raise taxes and could end Social Security and Medicare for more than 2.8 million Pennsylvanians and eliminate Medicaid coverage for 3.5 million residents.

Dr. Oz, Carla Sands, and David McCormick are the three leading candidates in the Republican Senate Primary in Pennsylvania. (Keystone Graphic/Desiree Tapia)
Meet the Out-of-State Millionaires Who Want to Be Pennsylvania’s Next Senator

Three out-of-state, Republican millionaires—who have either recently moved to Pennsylvania or moved back after years away—are competing to represent the commonwealth in the US Senate

FILE - David McCormick poses for photos at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse, in this Nov. 20, 2016 file photo in Bedminster, N.J. McCormick is running in the 2022 Republican primary election in the wide-open race for the Pennsylvania seat being vacated by two-term Republican Sen. Pat Toomey. The race has attracted wealthy and well-connected transplants, and homers. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
PA Senate Candidate David McCormick Sold a Six-Bedroom Mansion for $6.5 Million Last Fall

The sale of David McCormick’s $6.5 million mansion, which has not been widely reported, provides a glimpse of the kind of wealth McCormick possesses, despite his attempts to depict himself as an average Pennsylvanian.

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Here’s How the Child Tax Credit Helped Pennsylvania Families Deal With Inflation

The final monthly payment of the child tax credit arrived last week—families will get another six months’ worth when they file their taxes in 2022—but President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress want to extend the provision another year through the Build Back Better Act. 

Crisis of Care - Pennsylvania and America Are in ‘Huge Trouble’ Unless We Help Families With Caregiving
Crisis of Care: Pennsylvania and America Are in ‘Huge Trouble’ Unless We Help Families With Caregiving

Democrats in Congress are currently negotiating over the terms of the Build Back Better Act. If it passes, it could be a transformative investment in America’s care infrastructure.

Crisis of Care - A List of Resources Available for Pennsylvania Caregivers
Crisis of Care: A List of Resources Available for Pennsylvania Caregivers

The best way to get started is to contact your local area agency on aging. They can help you learn more about programs you or a loved one may qualify for—such as Medicaid or OPTIONS—and provide information about adult day care centers or home care workers.