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Updated: July 26, 2020 | 7:35 pm

In debate over the limits of government transparency during emergencies, Wolf to veto a bill passed unanimously by the legislature

Bill sponsor, transparency advocates urge governor to reconsider
By Benjamin Pontz

Updated: April 7, 2020 | 4:36 pm

Legislature moves forward with bill permitting remote meetings during emergencies

Local governments across the state urged steps to clarify rules during emergency situations like the coronavirus outbreak
By Benjamin Pontz

Local governments still seeking guidance on open meetings rules amid coronavirus outbreak

"This is uncharted territory because this emergency order...involves social distancing directives, and, in a growing number of counties, it involves stay-at-home orders."
By Benjamin Pontz

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Pa. Senate officials scrub details from financial records, raising alarm among open records advocates

In documents turned over to The Caucus and Spotlight PA, Senate officials edited out spending information, making it appear as though it never existed
By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA, Brad Bumsted/The Caucus and Sam Janesch/The Caucus