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GOP begins advancing new plans to remake Pennsylvania courts

Democrats accused Republicans of trying to politicize the courts and protested that the committee had held no hearings on the proposals before passing them.

By The Associated Press

Pennsylvania lawmakers look to extend waivers under disaster declaration

A spokesperson for Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward said the Senate was working to keep some of the waivers in place.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Updated: June 7, 2021 | 11:40 am

State lawmakers return for June with big agenda, sharp differences

With four weeks to wrap up their work for an on-time budget, there will be lots of distractions.
By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

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State lawmakers tee up May referendum on disaster emergency limits

They voted 116-86 for the GOP-backed proposal that would end emergency disaster declarations after 21 days, unless lawmakers approve an extension through a majority vote.
By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Smart Talk: The urban and rural divide; how wide is the gap?

How Pennsylvanians vote, work and live depends on their zip code
By Merideth Bucher

Lawyers, guns and money

By Emily Previti/PA Post