Ed Mahon, Reporter & The Context Producer / PA Post

Ed Mahon was a reporter for PA Post.

Previously, he was an investigative and political reporter at the York Daily Record/Sunday News, where his work revealed holes in Pennsylvania’s system for protecting victims of domestic violence.

He grew up in Delaware County, graduated from La Salle University in Philadelphia and has lived in Pennsylvania most of his life.

Latest by Ed Mahon

Gun violence, coronavirus, and the election

Surge in violence in Philly and other cities spurs effort to flip control of Pa. legislature
By Ed Mahon

Reopening schools is easy. Keeping them open is harder

Districts consider mix of in-person and remote learning
By Ed Mahon

New police reform law exempts officer disciplinary records database from public disclosure

Second measure signed by Gov. Wolf is aimed at ensuring mental health checks for officers
By Ed Mahon

Pa. House passes constitutional changes that would limit governor’s emergency powers

The state Supreme Court earlier this month upheld the governor’s disaster emergency declaration, saying the legislature can’t terminate the declaration on its own.
By Ed Mahon

Pence, Biden campaign visits highlight Keystone State’s battleground status

Pence itinerary included stops in Lancaster, Chester and Philly; Biden was in Scranton, his childhood hometown
By Ed Mahon

By-the-numbers: COVID-19’s big hit to Pa.’s economy

Budget shortfall, job losses and lost wages
By Ed Mahon

Erie community college gets greenlight from state Board of Education

“This is a giant step forward."
By Ed Mahon

Some police departments say publicizing use-of-force policies builds trust. Others say the public can’t be trusted

Killing of George Floyd on Memorial Day heightens calls for transparency in how police in Pennsylvania are trained
By Joseph Darius Jaafari and Ed Mahon