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Pa. legislature gives little attention to campaign finance, lobbying reform

When it comes to money in politics, Pennsylvania has some of the laxest laws in the country, while its rules for lobbyists are looser than many other states.
By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA

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Top stories of 2021: Immigration hopes for Biden’s first year largely unfulfilled in Pa.

While rhetoric from the the White House has changed with presidencies, immigrants and advocates are still waiting on significant change.

By Anthony Orozco

Pittsburgh group releases police reform recommendations

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto said the group’s recommendations would be a “guiding influence” as the city makes changes to police policies and budgets to restructure police operations.

By The Associated Press

First police-reform bills in after protests in Pennsylvania go to Governor Tom Wolf

One measure requires officers to be trained every other year in how to interact with people of different racial and ethic backgrounds
By The Associated Press

After easy Senate passage, justice reinvestment bills in Pa. face House skepticism

"We were given permanent mandates with temporary funding."
By Katie Meyer/WITF