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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

A ruling could come as soon as this week in legal standoff between Wolf and Pa. legislature

The fate of the governor’s emergency declaration hangs in the balance

By Benjamin Pontz

Not every Democrat in Pa. legislature is happy with Gov. Wolf’s handling of coronavirus emergency

"I don't have confidence in his numbers and some of his people."
By Benjamin Pontz and Ed Mahon

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Clash between Gov. Wolf and GOP legislature hinges on different understandings of power under the Pa. Constitution

What the governor's powers are and how they interact with those of the legislature are complex questions, and, to some extent, the answers depend upon whom you ask.
By Benjamin Pontz

Pa. GOP takes Gov. Tom Wolf to court as it seeks records on controversial business waiver process

The Wolf administration rejected the request on Friday, though it did for the first time release a list of more than 5,000 businesses that were granted waivers.
By Cynthia Fernandez/Spotlight PA

Pa. Senate committee votes to subpoena Wolf administration over business waivers

Republicans in legislature want details on how state handled business requests to remain open during coronavirus closures
By Ed Mahon

Voting reform bill heads to governor’s desk; critics say the state’s ramming through changes

Counties would get back 60 percent of election system upgrade costs under SB421.
By Emily Previti/PA Post

Lavish dinners, sports tickets, and nearly $3.5 million other expenses by Pa. lawmakers you’ve never seen

A year-long investigation by The Caucus and Spotlight PA uncovered other purchases, too: foreign trips, limos, fine wines and liquor, country club memberships, and even a DNA test kit.
By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA, Michael Wereschagin/The Caucus, Brad Bumsted/The Caucus, Paula Knudsen/The Caucus, Sam Janesch/The Caucus and Alyssa Biederman/The Caucus

Republicans: If Fetterman breaks rules again, we can remove him from presiding over the Senate

After a blowout on the Senate floor, GOP members say the lieutenant governor has 'scarred' the chamber
By Katie Meyer

Pa. Senate session devolves into shouting as GOP repeals cash assistance

"Mr. President you are becoming a partisan hack. Do your job Mr. President."
By Katie Meyer