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Supporters of legalizing cannabis for adult-use rally outside the state Capitol in Harrisburg on June 27, 2023. Ed Mahon / Spotlight PA

What to know about Shapiro’s pitch to legalize marijuana, its chances in the Pa. legislature, and more

By Stephen Caruso/SpotlightPA and Kate Huangpu/Spotlight PA

Unlike his predecessor, Gov. Josh Shapiro has the benefit of a Democratic-led state House and a state Senate where attitudes appear to be shifting.

Pennsylvania mortgage program, closed for more than a year to resolve backlog, will reopen in March, officials say

A Spotlight PA analysis reveals the program has funds to help more than 3,000 homeowners.

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