Former staffers say State Sen. Daylin Leach at times inappropriately put his hands on women or steered conversations with young, female subordinates into sexual territory. Leach denied any wrongdoing.
Gov. Wolf and others have called on State Sen. Daylin Leach to step down following an Inquirer and Daily News report about misconduct allegations against the senator.
In a statement released to The Inquirer and Daily News, State Sen. Daylin Leach denies inappropriately touching former Democratic Party staffers.
A lawyer for the group challenging Pennsylvania's congressional boundaries told a panel of federal judges Monday he would seek to show that they were drawn unfairly to favor Republicans but the use of sophisticated software and detailed datasets.
Lawyers present their opening arguments in suit challenging...
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Police say a 12-year-old has been arrested in a threat on social media that prompted cancellation of classes at a Pennsylvania school district.
Absent federal funding, the state will likely run out of money for CHIP in early 2018.
These two suits could result in fair districts being drawn in time for the 2018 congressional races. But even good judgments for voters would not take control of map making away from the highly partisan legislature.
The former governor had a heart attack last month.
Overriding the veto would be difficult for the Republican-controlled legislature.
Pennsylvania's congressional map is a partisan gerrymander that divides an unprecedented number of "communities of interest," a West Chester University political science professor said.
Last spring, the governor stripped the Stacks of their security detail and scaled back staffing at their official residence.
Gov. Wolf's reform falls short because it only covers one of the many state agencies that awards grants.