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Republican Joe Hogan now leading in Bucks County House district by 114 votes over Democrat Mark Moffa

Republican Joe Hogan is now leading the 142nd state House district race against Democrat Mark Moffa by 114 votes, according to unofficial election results Tuesday morning.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

Jails fail to accommodate people with mental illness. In some cases, it’s a civil rights violation.

Conditions in some corrections facilities are a a moral failure that also costs taxpayers millions.

By Brett Sholtis

‘A fascist approach to education’: Acclaimed local authors react to Central Bucks School District’s book policies

Six authors said it’s painful to see schools in the county take on literary censorship.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

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Central Bucks School District backpedals, classes about puberty are now optional and virtual

After receiving criticism from parents and district employees for directing school counselors to divide elementary students by the sex they were assigned at birth, and not their gender identity, for classes on puberty, Central Bucks School District has made all of those classes virtual and optional.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY


One year and six arrests later, Bucks County still debating its part in Jan. 6 insurrection

Over the past year, simmering political conflicts and resentments boiled over in the wake of Jan. 6 have cropped up repeatedly in Pennsylvania.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Pennridge schools pause diversity initiatives; NAACP calls it ‘slap in the face’

Board Vice President Joan Cullen — who has said on social media that she does not believe in systemic racism, homophobia or sexism — defended this week’s action as a way for a new committee to address the issue with fresh eyes.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY


High court gives Bucks County OK to delay eviction cases while tenants wait for rental relief

Advocates hope the move will prompt other counties to issue similar orders, guaranteeing that tenants won’t lose their homes while waiting for help.

By Charlotte Keith/Spotlight PA
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