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Gov. Josh Shapiro lowers barrier to entry for Pennsylvania State Police Academy

The college credit requirement to enter the Pennsylvania State Police Academy is no longer needed.
By Ben Wasserstein/WITF

2 Pa. state senators promote having a primary runoff system

The proposal from GOP senators comes after Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano won the nomination with less than 50 percent of the vote, then was trounced in the general election.

By Ben Wasserstein/WITF

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Construction firm accused of violating prevailing wage laws

The attorney general’s office filed charges Thursday against Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc. Prosecutors allege that between 2015 and 2018, the company stole more than $20 million in fringe benefits funds.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Prison guard sues Pa. Attorney General Josh Shapiro over scuttled prosecution

One of seven prison guards named in a highly publicized sexual abuse case three years ago has filed a federal lawsuit against Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro. The suit accuses Shapiro of malicious prosecution.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press