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Harrisburg settles with ACLU over conditions for climate event

Better Path Coalition and the ACLU of Pennsylvania sued Harrisburg over what they say was a lack of transparent standards and fixed permit fees as the group tried to organize a climate action march in June.

By Rachel McDevitt

5 Pennsylvania newsrooms fighting alleged First Amendment violations in York County

5 Pennsylvania newsrooms filed a federal civil rights lawsuit that seeks to end the York County Clerk of Courts practice of reviewing and redacting records before they are released to the public.

By Jamie Martines/Spotlight PA

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Updated: May 28, 2021 | 4:17 pm

Pa. Sen. Doug Mastriano unlikely to face consequences over newly released Jan. 6 videos at the Capitol

Legal and political circumstances favor and may even reward the Adams County Republican for what the footage appears to show.

By Sam Dunklau

Smart Talk: The Capitol prepares for possible demonstrations ahead of the Inauguration

U.S. Law enforcement agencies warned by the FBI of the potential for armed protests
By Merideth Bucher

Court sides with student in landmark off campus free speech ruling

The ACLU considers it the most expansive ruling on students’ off-campus speech rights.
By Julia Agos

Districts face accusations of racist posts by an educator and a board member

A Conrad Weiser School board member in Berks County was asked to resign, and a Northeastern elementary principal in York County could lose his job.

By Julia Agos
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