Stories tagged: "Pennsylvania House of Representatives"


The Supreme Court Chamber in the Pennsylvania State Capitol building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. (Shutterstock Photo/Nagel Photography)
GOP Effort to Gerrymander Judicial Districts Advances by 1 Vote

Democrats lost an effort to have the committee hold a public hearing on the legislation, which would amend the Pennsylvania Constitution.

The American flag flies at the Pennsylvania State Capitol building Oct. 24, 2018, in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
Special Election to Fill State House Vacancy Set for May 18

Voters in Westmoreland and Somerset counties will choose between candidates selected by the two major parties.

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman gavels in a joint session of the Pennsylvania House and Senate before Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf delivers his budget address for the 2019-20 fiscal year, Harrisburg, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
PA GOP Refuses to Seat Democrat Whose Election Was Certified

Republicans blocked a Democratic incumbent from being sworn in because his GOP challenger has disputed the razor-thin results of their election.

Chester County, Pa., election workers check mail-in and absentee ballots for the 2020 General Election in the United States at West Chester University, Nov. 3, 2020, in West Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
GOP-Led State House Approves Election Audit

Gov. Tom Wolf said the state House Legislative Budget and Finance Committee has no authority to audit the election, and the audit "would be incomplete, duplicative, and unreliable.”

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From ‘Bad Kid’ to the State House: Meet Jessica Benham, Pennsylvania’s First Openly Autistic, Bisexual Representative

Newly elected state Rep. Jessica Benham is changing the makeup of the Pennsylvania Legislature.

In this March 15, 2020 file photo, now Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., right, greet one another before they participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate at CNN Studios in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Bernie Sanders Just Endorsed 11 Downballot Races in Pennsylvania

Endorsing progressive, down-ballot candidates in state and local races is key to transforming the country, Sanders said.

Pennsylvania Capitol Building
State Rep.: Plan to Create Election Review Panel ‘Would Be a Fatal Blow to Our Democracy’

The panel would have funding and subpoena power to review the fall election. Some officials fear it could interfere with the election.