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  • Allentown developers cultivating political influence

    The two men who have bankrolled much of the billion-dollar transformation of downtown Allentown are hoping to convert that commercial revival into a political force. City Center Investment Corp. co-owners Joe Topper and J.B. Reilly have launched a...
  • Bills letting PA teachers carry guns and NRA sue municipalities await Legislature

    State lawmakers gradually return to session Monday from their summer break. Lawmakers don’t have to be in House and Senate chambers for roll call until 1 p.m. and neither chamber is expected to finalize many controversial bills dealing with...
  • Wayne Pacelle: Pigeon shoots are not a sport and should be banned

    Live animals are not meant to serve as targets or afternoon entertainment. Using these feeling, breathing animals as animated targets is not a right, or even close to a right. It is a medieval wrong. I'm speaking of Pennsylvania's throwback pigeon...
  • Pennsylvania 'Good Samaritan' bill could save lives of drug overdose victims

    Pennsylvania 'Good Samaritan' bill could save lives of drug overdose victims
    HARRISBURG — A Good Samaritan helping an overdose victim — even one using illegal drugs — could be safe from prosecution under a bill seeking to cut the number of fatal overdoses from heroin and other opioids. The measure also allows...
  • PA Legislature launches new website

     
    After lots of behind the scenes work by computer and legislative staff, the Pennsylvania General Assembly launched its new website Tuesday. The new site (to the left) is much more informative, lively and interactive than the previous version. That's a.......
  • PA Legislature's new website earns top grade

     
    The General Assembly’s newly designed website, which The Morning Call last month hailed as a sign of good, nonpartisan government, has received national accolades, too. The Sunlight Foundation, a nonpartisan nonprofit organization devoted to greater...
  • Republican schism grows over ‘Corbettcare’

     
    One out of three Republican voters gave Republican Gov. Tom Corbett a thumbs up in the latest Franklin & Marshall poll. That isn’t good for a governor facing re-election next year, especially when his approval rating is even lower among......
  • Pileggi not running for US Senate

     
    With a simple Facebook status message, state Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi ended a week of speculation that he'd run for Democrat Bob Casey's U.S. Senate seat. "After a great deal of careful consideration, I have decided not to enter......
  • Casey weighs in on electoral-vote change

    Casey weighs in on electoral-vote change
    The Harrisburg Republicans' plan to change the way Pennsylvania's electoral votes are counted has gained a high-profile Democratic foe: Sen. Bob Casey. Pennsylvania's senior U.S. senator waded into the state-level fight, sending a letter to state...
  • Corbett Official: We "Strongly Support" Vouchers Bill.

     
    State Education Secretary Ron Tomalis ... ... has sent the clearest signal yet that the Corbett administration is backing a compromise vouchers bill now before the Senate Education Committee. Speaking before a packed Capitol rally, Tomalis told hundreds...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: House Advances Abortion Clinic Bill.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Controversial legislation that would impose strict operating and inspection regulations on abortion clinics is on its way to the state Senate. The state House voted 148-43 yesterday after two days' worth of some of...