Miccarelli allegations put renewed focus on #MeToo legislation

Miccarelli allegations put renewed focus on #MeToo legislation

Recent sexual misconduct allegations against Rep. Nick Miccarelli (R-Delaware) are putting a renewed focus on #MeToo legislation currently awaiting action in the state Capitol.

Thursday, March 1, 2018/Author: Jason Gottesman
Opioid disaster declaration reaches halfway point

Opioid disaster declaration reaches halfway point

The 90-day disaster declaration issued by Gov. Tom Wolf relative to the state’s ongoing opioid addiction crisis reached its halfway point Wednesday and state leaders were out highlighting achievements gained through agency coordination and a greater focus of resources on combating the problem.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018/Author: Jason Gottesman
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PA Supreme Court denies latest GOP redistricting stay request

PA Supreme Court denies latest GOP redistricting stay request

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday denied the latest request from legislative Republican leaders to stay the implementation of the new congressional map they handed down last week after finding the 2011 congressional map unconstitutional at the end of January.

 

The order denying the stay was terse, and indicated Chief Justice Thomas Saylor, Justice Sallie Updyke Mundy, and Justice Max Baer dissented from denial.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Sen. Wagner speaks at Press Club luncheon

Sen. Wagner speaks at Press Club luncheon

Sen. Scott Wagner (R-York) was the featured speaker at February’s Pennsylvania Press Club luncheon where he laid out his plans to prevent school shootings in Pennsylvania and how he would otherwise operate Pennsylvania differently from current Gov. Tom Wolf.

 

Sen. Wagner is currently the Republican-endorsed candidate for governor, who still faces two primary challengers.

Monday, February 26, 2018/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Pennsylvania’s redistricting drama’s recent history and current status

Pennsylvania’s redistricting drama’s recent history and current status

As Pennsylvania’s redistricting drama continues with newly-filed federal-level litigation seeking to challenge the map issued Monday by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the new playing filed brought about by the new map is already starting to have implications.

Thursday, February 22, 2018/Author: Jason Gottesman
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