Stories tagged: "2021 Pennsylvania Primary"


In this May 12, 2021 file photo, Gov. Tom Wolf speaks at an event in Mechanicsburg, Pa.  Beyond the local races on ballots, Pennsylvania’s primary election determined the future of a governor’s authority during disaster declarations. (AP Photo/Marc Levy)
Pennsylvanians Back Amendments that Limit a Governor’s Powers

Pennsylvania voters appear to have approved two state constitutional amendments that will restrict a governor’s powers during statewide disasters.

Pennsylvania state House Rep. Ed Gainey, D-Pittsburgh, right, talks with Rep. Stephen Kinsey, D-Philadelphia, Tuesday Jan. 1, 2019, at the statehouse in Harrisburg, Pa. Pennsylvania state lawmakers were sworn in on New Year's Day. The House welcomed 42 new members and seven new senators took the oath of office on Tuesday after winning election in November. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
Pittsburgh Is Closer to Having Its First Black Mayor After Ed Gainey Unseats Bill Peduto

Pittsburgh's incumbent mayor conceded the primary election Tuesday to challenger Ed Gainey, who would become the city's first Black chief executive if he wins the general election in November.