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Texts show details of Pennsylvania Rep. Scott Perry’s role in plan to overturn 2020 election

A court filing by the committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol included multiple text messages from Perry to White House staff.

By Robby Brod

Some experts want Pennsylvania lawmakers to rethink temporary gas tax cuts

A group of mostly Republican state senators are offering to drop Pennsylvania’s gas tax, but some experts are warning against that.

By Sam Dunklau

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Voters could be flooded with proposed changes to the Pa. Constitution in 2023

State Republicans have increasingly relied on constitutional amendments to pursue policy initiatives Gov. Tom Wolf would otherwise reject and most Democrats don’t support.

By Danielle Ohl/Spotlight PA

21 ways Pa. lawmakers changed your life for 2021 and beyond

A lot of things happened in 2020 — including many actions in the state legislature that figure to have lasting impact.

By Jan Murphy/PennLive

Pa. school district leaders call for moratorium on new charters until law is changed

More than 30 superintendents and other school district leaders are calling for a moratorium on new charter schools and charter seats until Harrisburg thoroughly revamps the 23-year-old charter law.

By Dale Mezzacappa/Philadelphia Public School Notebook