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Pennsylvania’s redrawn districts inject uncertainty in legislative contests

Democrats in Pennsylvania who’ve long blamed their party’s legislative minorities on Republican gerrymandering are about to find out whether friendlier district maps will edge them closer to retaking control of the House and Senate.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Thousands of older Pennsylvanians at risk of losing property tax rebates because of legislative inaction

Pa. state lawmakers approved a one-time bonus to this year’s rebates but repeatedly failed to address a deeper problem: the program’s steady decline.

By Charlotte Keith/Spotlight PA

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How Harrisburg Works: The rules for Pa. lawmaker per diems, speaker v. leader, and other Q&As

Spotlight PA’s Stephen Caruso wants to help you understand how the sausage really gets made, how your tax dollars are spent, and how Harrisburg works (or doesn’t).

By Stephen Caruso/SpotlightPA

Pa. recreation, conservation projects get $90 million boost

 Pennsylvania is putting $90 million dollars into more than 330 parks and nature conservation projects across the state.

By Hayden Mitman/WLVR

Tom Wolf pushes for $2,000 direct payments without a plan to bring Republicans to the table

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has proposed sending $2,000 to residents to help with rising costs.

By Oliver Morrison/WESA