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House Republican sponsor tees up fight with Wolf over voting law changes

Gov. Tom Wolf continues to criticize the ‘extremist’ proposal, while Rep. Seth Grove (R-York) says he’s open to compromise, but hasn’t said what the GOP is willing to give up.

By Sam Dunklau

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

State lawmakers report receiving fewer gifts during pandemic as push for ban continues

The few gifts of note came largely before the first cases of COVID-19 were reported in Pennsylvania in early March.

By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA

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One ritzy fundraiser shows how tough selling lobbying reform in Pa. will be

A campaign event for Jake Corman, the top Republican in the state Senate, is being organized by a company that has cornered the market on a political practice he wants to end.

By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA, Brad Bumsted/The Caucus and Sam Janesch/The Caucus

Senator Corman says proposal to move Pa. appeals courts to regional elections won’t be on May ballot

Judges on Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court and other appeals courts are currently elected statewide. The proposal would divide the state into regions that elect those judges.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

New Pa. GOP leader pushes transparency reforms despite party’s past reluctance, obstruction

Sen. Jake Corman wants to enact new transparency measures to restore trust in the legislature. But skeptics counter that the GOP has for years allowed reform efforts to fail.

By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA, Brad Bumsted/The Caucus and Sam Janesch/The Caucus

Top Pa. law enforcement leaders pledge to prosecute U.S. Capitol attackers

AG Shapiro: ‘We will use every tool at our disposal to hold you accountable.’

By Sam Dunklau

Republican leaders in the Pennsylvania Senate want Congress to delay affirming Biden’s Electoral College win

Their concerns have been already litigated in court and rejected by judges, many of them Trump appointees.

By Marie Albiges for Spotlight PA

‘Mistakes were made’ at maskless election hearing held by COVID-positive lawmaker, Pa. Senate leader says

Breaking his silence, top GOP Sen. Jake Corman said his office is reviewing how the hearing was organized and executed.

By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA

Dark money mystery: Top Pa. lawmaker helped raise cash for nonprofit whose agenda is largely a secret

Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman’s campaign is run by the same man who launched the dark money group, but he said there is no coordination between the two organizations.

By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA, Brad Bumsted/The Caucus and Sam Janesch/The Caucus
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