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Latest by Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Updated: September 20, 2021 | 12:37 pm

Barletta signs anti-tax pledge in GOP campaign for governor

Lou Barletta is running in a crowded field for the GOP nomination next May.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Pennsylvania Democrats sue over GOP election ‘investigation’

Democrats in Pennsylvania’s state Senate are suing to block a Senate Republican-approved subpoena seeking voter information

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

In election fraud quest, GOP seeks details on who voted

Republicans in Pennsylvania’s Senate pursuing what they call a “forensic investigation” of last year’s presidential election say they’ll subpoena records that detail who voted, including their driver’s license number and the last four digits of their Social Security number, and how they voted.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Updated: September 13, 2021 | 12:40 pm

Ex-federal prosecutor under Trump joins GOP governor primary

Bill McSwain, top federal prosecutor in Philadelphia under former President Donald Trump, will run for governor.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Loophole allows some Pennsylvania students to avoid masking

At least a dozen school districts are using exemption forms that don’t require a medical professional’s signature, making it easy for parents to opt out on behalf of their children.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press, Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press and Marc Levy/The Associated Press

US Senate race in Pennsylvania takes personal turn

Real estate developer Jeff Bartos slammed rival Sean Parnell for allegations related to his contentious divorce and child custody dispute.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Updated: August 31, 2021 | 6:16 pm

Pennsylvania mandates masks in K-12 schools, day cares

The Department of Health order will take effect Tuesday, Sept. 7 and will require students, teachers and staff to wear masks when inside.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press, Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press and Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Former state lawmaker Saccone to run for lieutenant governor

Rick Saccone served four terms in the state House of Representatives from Allegheny County before losing a special election to Congress and a Republican primary for another congressional seat in 2018.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Updated: August 23, 2021 | 9:10 pm

Hearings in election ‘investigation’ to begin this week, Corman says

The top Republican in Pennsylvania’s Senate said is committed to carrying out a “full forensic investigation” of the state’s 2020 presidential election.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press and Sam Dunklau

Updated: August 20, 2021 | 4:22 pm

Corman orders new senator in charge of ‘election integrity’ plan

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman said he asked Sen. Cris Dush to take over the caucus’ election integrity venture.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press and Sam Dunklau