Border wall funding could imperil projects in Phila., elsewhere in Pa., Casey says

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey's office says federal money for submarine manufacturing in Philadelphia, aircraft construction in Pittsburgh, and other projects in Pennsylvania could be at risk of being diverted to help finance a U.S.-Mexico border wall.

Border wall funding could imperil projects in Phila., elsewhere in Pa., Casey says

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey's office says federal money for submarine manufacturing in Philadelphia, aircraft construction in Pittsburgh, and other projects in Pennsylvania could be at risk of being diverted to help finance a U.S.-Mexico border wall.

Should Pa. sue Trump over national emergency declaration? Democratic states are split.

Plenty of Democrats, and even some Republicans, say they oppose President Trump's declaration of a national emergency. But even states led by Democrats, such as Pennsylvania, appear to be split on whether there’s anything they can do about it — at least for now.

Should Pa. sue Trump over national emergency declaration? Democratic states are split.

Plenty of Democrats, and even some Republicans, say they oppose President Trump's declaration of a national emergency. But even states led by Democrats, such as Pennsylvania, appear to be split on whether there’s anything they can do about it — at least for now.

Commissioners select new voting machines for Philly over criticism from advocates

Philadelphia city commissioners selected new voting machines Wednesday — the system advocates have for weeks urged them to reject.

Commissioners select new voting machines for Philly over criticism from advocates

Philadelphia city commissioners selected new voting machines Wednesday — the system advocates have for weeks urged them to reject.
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Gov. Wolf creates command center to connect workers with jobs

Many Pennsylvania businesses report their biggest problem is finding skilled workers in the state.

Philly’s new voting machines: A Q&A guide to the process, the controversy, and why it matters

It’s a major purchase and has drawn criticism for being rushed and opaque. Here’s what’s going on.

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The general mess around Pa.’s General Assistance | John Baer

A small humane-aid program aimed at the state's most vulnerable is caught in a web of politics and funding "priorities" threatening its future.

Philadelphia Republicans call a ‘do-over’ in mayoral endorsement

Michael Meehan, chairman of the local party, called for the “do-over” meeting in a Friday afternoon email, following a Clout column in The Inquirer and Daily News, citing a Goggins rival complaining that she collects disability and does not hold a job.

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To challenge Mayor Kenney, Philly GOP picked this Trump-loving single black mother — and I’m OK with that | Jenice Armstrong

To me, Daphne Jenkins Goggins is like that relative at the Thanksgiving dinner table who spouts outrageous and contrary political views but nonetheless is tolerated because she’s family.

The Pa. Senate security chief resigned after sexual harassment allegations. The state has been paying his legal bills ever since.

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati’s office signed off on paying at least $23,355 to cover the legal expenses of former security director Justin Ferrante, who is being sued for harassment, according to documents.

As election officials delay Philly voting machines decision, activists press for answers

Activists for paper ballots are cheering the city’s postponement of a decision on new voting machines, but they remain frustrated by the process.

Pittsburgh pushes strict gun laws after the synagogue massacre. Some people still don’t want them.

City council members have sponsored five gun restriction bills since the shooting at Tree of Life. But lawmakers are facing obstacles that may prove insurmountable.

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Pa.’s statewide pot tour: Exercise in democracy or puffed-up political show? | John Baer

A listening tour on legalizing marijuana might raise questions about its value, but might also prove to be a positive thing.

Penn State alumni trustees attack Freeh investigation into Jerry Sandusky scandal

In many ways, it’s a summary of the claims that Penn State defenders have previously made in the years since the scandal broke, but this time with material from Freeh’s investigation that they say bolsters their view.

Sources in ‘Johnny Doc’ case: PPA board chair Ashdale bribed councilman to squash agency audit

Henon got windows for his chief of staff's house. In exchange, authorities allege, Ashdale got the councilman's help in defeating a proposed audit of the parking authority.

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Turmoil (again) for Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court | John Baer

Reported linkage of a sitting justice to the Johnny Doc indictment doesn't help the image of the state's highest court.

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