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Taking on the minority-commissioner role in Bucks and Chester counties

For the first time in recent memory, Democrats will be the governing majority in Bucks County.
By P. Kenneth Burns/WHYY

How a Harrisburg company was ensnared in the investigation of Energy Transfer’s alleged “buy-a-badge” scheme for pipeline security

Investigators in Chester County combed through thousands of financial documents to link a Harrisburg-area security firm with Energy Transfer’s alleged effort to have Pennsylvania constables illegally provide private security for Mariner East 2 pipeline sites.

By Rachel McDevitt

Chester DA: Ex-municipal official stole $3M from taxpayers

Prosecutors outside Philadelphia say a former municipal official stole more than $3 million from taxpayers.

By The Associated Press

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Chester County Historical Society wins six-figure prize in national women’s history contest

Grant money was given to the 20 sites in the U.S. with the most online votes after a month-long national campaign. Chester County came in fourth place, winning $150,000.

By Robert Brod/Keystone Crossroads

What led to the blue wave in the Philly suburbs? Demographics, strong candidates and Donald Trump

Democrats took control of Delaware County politics for the first time since the Civil War, winning all three open seats on the County Council as well as the race for district attorney.

By Dana Bate/WHYY

Democrats sweep through suburban Philadelphia counties

"There's the Trump factor, there was the local factor."
By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Pa. counties encouraged by landmark J&J opioid decision in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma ruling could prompt more pharmaceutical companies to settle.

By Nina Feldman/WHYY