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Commonwealth Court ruling strikes down adjusted ‘age-out’ rule for Pa. special education students

A rule change lengthening the time students with disabilities can stay in Pennsylvania public schools has been deemed void and “unenforceable” in a new Commonwealth Court ruling.

By Jillian Forstadt/WESA

Pa. school districts and lawmakers praise court’s school funding decision, but for different reasons

Both are reacting to a state court decision that declared the current public school funding formula unconstitutional.
By Gabriela Martínez/WITF and Sam Dunklau

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The Pennsylvania state Senate’s election investigation gets its day in court – nearly a year after it started

Commonwealth Court judges are mulling whether the Republican-led probe into Pennsylvania’s election system can move forward.
By Sam Dunklau

Updated: 2022-08-19 13:03:26

Doug Mastriano and some Pa. GOP leaders think Christianity and government should be linked

Mastriano, a state appellate judge, and other figures used a rally on William Penn this summer to express Christian Nationalist views.

By Sam Dunklau

Updated: 2022-07-01 05:00:00

Pennsylvania court blocks Governor Tom Wolf’s bridge tolling plan

A panel of Commonwealth Court judges granted the municipalities’ request to effectively declare the plan dead because PennDOT had not followed the law.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Updated: 2022-02-02 11:56:44

Despite a court battle, Pennsylvania voters can still apply for mail ballots without an excuse

Despite the ongoing legal battle over a key state voting law, for now, voters will not be affected.

By Sam Dunklau

A Pennsylvania Court sifts through a stack of Congressional maps, hears from those who drew them

Commonwealth Court is starting to pore over 14 ideas for carving the state up into 17 Congressional districts.

By Sam Dunklau

Pennsylvania court sets deadline to break stalemate on congressional map

The Commonwealth Court issued an order Friday setting Jan. 30 for the deadline for it to render its judgment on proposals that are submitted to it.

By The Associated Press