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Pa. schools may be required to post their curriculum online. Is it about transparency or censorship?

The bill would apply to school districts, career and technical centers, charter schools and intermediate units.

By Jan Murphy/PennLive

Paying for Pennsylvania’s bridge repairs with new tolls remains divisive

During Thursday’s hearing, legislators faulted PennDOT officials for moving too fast on the plan, and providing too little information.

By Margaret J. Krauss/WESA

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Measure on masking in youth sports clears House committee

The Wolf administration’s masking order already exempts youth athletes from having to cover their faces during practice or games.

By The Associated Press

Republicans aim to make big election changes in state constitution

The Republican-penned measure passed the House State Government Committee on party lines, 15-10.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Two decades after 9/11, have state lawmakers forgotten how to come together during tragedies?

The dynamics of the Sept. 11 attacks made the moments of political unity it inspired unique. It’s tough to imagine state lawmakers coming together like that in today’s fiercely partisan political world.

By Sam Dunklau

Pa. health officials request $124 million in pandemic-related emergency contracts as GOP calls for oversight

In House and Senate hearings this week state lawmakers pushed for more oversight as health officials doubled down on its needs to secure emergency contracts for contact tracing and COVID-19 tests.

By Jamie Martines/Spotlight PA

Stalemate breaks on mixed drinks to go for Pennsylvania bars and restaurants

The state House passed a stripped down version of a bill that dropped broader liquor privatization efforts and moved the drinks-to-go effort back to the state Senate for final adoption.

By Charles Thompson/PennLive

Updated: March 24, 2021 | 6:11 pm

Child sex abuse lawsuit ‘window’ amendment clears Pa. House

It will be 2023 at the earliest before it takes effect.

By Sam Dunklau