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Updated: 2022-02-28 16:52:00

Pennsylvania moves to divest holdings in Russian assets

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is spurring Pennsylvania lawmakers to draft legislation to require the state to divest holdings connected to Russia.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press and Sam Dunklau

A political shakeup could be in store for Pa. state lawmakers under new map proposals

Democrats could have the upper hand if proposals for state House and Senate maps hold after changes and potential court scrutiny.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY and Sam Dunklau

Updated: 2021-09-20 11:33:03

Elections, emergency powers, and mapmaking among the items on Pa. lawmakers’ fall to-do list

As they reconvene on Monday, state lawmakers are expected to focus on redistricting, re-upping a flood disaster declaration, and restricting emergency powers of Gov. Tom Wolf’s cabinet secretaries.

By Sam Dunklau

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State lawmakers unite on COVID relief, but split on limiting governor’s emergency powers

Gov. Wolf says he’ll sign the relief bill. ‘Help is on the way,’ one legislator said.

By Sam Dunklau

Updated: 2021-02-06 13:16:00

House sponsors hope derailed sex abuse survivor rights amendment will get back on track

House Leaders Benninghoff and McClinton said Thursday they will try an emergency amendment process to get the measure before voters in the spring.

By Sam Dunklau

Elections shaping up to become major issue in Pa. Legislature

Republicans will push to pass something before the May 18 primary election, although getting it signed into law will depend on bringing aboard Gov. Tom Wolf.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Wolf renews calls for election code changes, criticizes state and federal Republicans over pandemic response

Gov. Tom Wolf renewed his call to state lawmakers Monday to approve election code changes.

By Sam Dunklau