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Pennsylvania attorney general jumps into ’22 governor’s race

Pennsylvania’s high-profile attorney general, Josh Shapiro, will formally announce his candidacy for governor on Wednesday.

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

Prison guard vaccinations increase after governor’s mandate

The Corrections Department said Friday more than 6,700 workers have now been vaccinated, nearly 43% of the total.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Updated: October 8, 2021 | 5:00 am

Pa. teams up with 3 other states to share gun crime information

The governors of four northeastern states agreed to share information about firearms purchases to help detect and investigate straw buyers and other gun crimes.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Updated: October 6, 2021 | 10:05 am

Senate cuts short voting bill hearing after Wolf aide’s snub

Department of State communications director Wanda Murren said her office provided written comments and offered to respond to any written questions from the committee.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press and Sam Dunklau

Pa. Attorney General Josh Shapiro reschedules pipeline probe announcement

His office had billed it as a “major environmental crimes case.”

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press and Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

House OKs bill to make more pandemic data publicly available

Supporters said only aggregate data that cannot be linked to an individual could be released. But the Wolf administration said it still allows for ‘public release of personally identifiable medical records.’

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Pa. prosecutor charged with violently raping woman in her home

Somerset County District Attorney Jeffrey Lynn Thomas was accused of attacking the woman in her home.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Turnpike’s $104M in unpaid tolls draws senators’ scrutiny

The turnpike laid off hundreds of toll collectors last year and speeded up its long-planned conversion to a cashless, all-electronic tolling system.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Updated: September 21, 2021 | 3:21 pm

Justices ponder victim rights amendment that’s been in limbo

The state Supreme Court justices heard oral argument regarding whether the so-called Marsy’s Law amendment should have been split into more than just one ballot question.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Pennsylvania appeals court judge candidates talk temperament, not cases

ight candidates for four seats on Pennsylvania’s statewide appeals court endured an hour of lightning round questions during an online campaign forum on Monday.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press
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