Pennsylvania Court Issues New Congressional MapThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court is imposing a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections, meeting its deadline to do so and likely setting up a challenge from Republicans.
Congressional Map Proposals Rolling Into Pa. Supreme Court In Gerrymandering CasePennsylvania's House Democrats are the second political party to submit a proposed redraw of the state's congressional district boundaries in a high-stakes gerrymandering case.
Mayor: Suspect Responsible For Fatal Shooting ‘Going Straight To Hell’A Pennsylvania mayor has lashed out against the city's first homicide of the year in a Facebook rant, saying whoever is responsible is "going straight to hell."
As Deadlines Loom, Lawmakers Exchange Words On Congressional RedistrictingWhen the state legislature failed to pass a redistricting bill by last Friday's Supreme Court deadline, two Republican leaders -- House Speaker Mike Turzai and Senate President Joe Scarnati -- drew up their own plan and sent it on to the governor.
Pa. Democrats: Revised Congressional District Map Is Too PartisanPennsylvania Democrats say a revised congressional district map being proposed by Republican leaders is too partisan, citing as evidence the results of the 2016 presidential campaign.
Pa. Republicans Say They've Revised Gerrymandered District MapRepublican leaders of the Pennsylvania Legislature say they've agreed to a proposed new map of congressional districts to replace one thrown out last month.
Gov. Wolf Submits Budget, Calls For Marcellus Shale Tax, Minimum Wage Hike, Fee For Those Using State TroopersDemocratic Gov. Tom Wolf's forthcoming budget plan will rely on improving tax collections and a Marcellus Shale natural gas tax to put more money into Pennsylvania's public schools, skills training, opioid-addiction prevention and social services.
Supreme Court Allows Pa. Redistricting To ProceedThe Supreme Court is allowing a court-ordered redrawing of congressional districts in Pennsylvania to proceed, denying a plea from Republicans to block it.
Voters May Have Chance To Shrink Pa. House Of Representatives In NovemberVoters may have the opportunity to shrink the size of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives this November. House Bill 153 would reduce the number of representatives from 203 to 151. State Rep. Jerry Knowles, of the 124th Legislative District in Berks, Carbon and Schuylkill Counties, is the bill’s prime sponsor.
GOP Accuses State Justice Of Bias In Bid To Save Republican-Crafted Congressional District MapPennsylvania legislative Republican leaders say a Democratic justice's comments about gerrymandering should require him to remove himself from a case challenging the state's congressional district map.
Gov. Wolf Hears Input From Pittsburgh Voters On Redrawing Of State’s Congressional MapA battle over Pennsylvania’s Congressional map has gone all the way to the United States Supreme Court, and Gov. Tom Wolf is weighing in.
Audit Finds Pa. School Bus Drivers With Criminal ConvictionsA state audit says ineligible drivers have been allowed to get behind the wheel of Pennsylvania school buses, including five with disqualifying criminal convictions in a single district.