“The Elections Board has no power or authority to conduct any further recount or recanvass,” said a filing by Republican attorneys.
Green Party candidate Jill Stein is pushing the statewide recount, contending the Nov. 8 election was illegal and its results inaccurate.
Nearly a decade after state lawmakers rewrote the state’s open records law, there are a number of proposals about how to revise it.
Agencies often hire lawyers to help them deal with open records requests.
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein filed a Commonwealth Court petition on behalf of more than 100 voters.
A survey of 25 public records requests shows only five departments disclosed at least parts of camera recordings.
Several state legislators who have served in Harrisburg for more than 30 years are wrapping up their elected careers.
Campaign manager David Cobb said Wednesday that they “do not have confidence in the integrity of the election results.”
In a recent episode, Phil McGraw interviewed Shelley Duvall to urge her to get treatment for mental illness, drawing Hollywood outrage.
Former state Democratic chair Jim Burn says he’s weighing a challenge to the governor in the Democratic primary in 2018.
The bill opens the door for semiautomatic use for hunting in Pennsylvania, which becomes the 49th state to do so.
Mike Veon was convicted in 2010 as part of the state attorney general’s probe of corruption in the Legislature.
Release of report on pornographic emails vindicates some who, it turns out, were not involved in the scandal.
The report was to be the final chapter in a scandal that had lingered for two years, one that cost two Supreme Court justices their jobs.
Supporters said the bill was necessary to protect officers and their families after shootings, which often draw intense public scrutiny.
The investigative report of pornographic, offensive and homophobic email exchanges will be released Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.
The Pennsylvania governor may have to get out of his comfort zone to deal with powerful GOP legislators taking aim at his job
He took pride in tackling large-scale issues such as cyber security, narcotics addiction, police-community relations and health-care fraud.
The state said 600 people will be laid off from centers handling unemployment benefits after legislators failed to pass additional funding.
The fiscal report is likely to re-ignite debate over state spending and sales and personal income taxes.
House panel that was considering the former attorney general’s impeachment hears testimony about damage done to the AG’s office.
Sen. Scott Wagner, a Republican from York, this week made it publicly official that he intends to run for governor in 2018.
"The election, I think, showed loud and clear that people are frustrated, angry, worried," Mr. Wolf told reporters at the Capitol.
A tough night for Democrats across the country, but in Harrisburg, they’re flying high — they swept state row offices up for election.
The incumbent sold himself as an independent voice in Washington.
The former district judge first won the seat in a 2015 special election.
Election officials are now tallying votes for president, U.S. Senate, Congressional seats and state offices and legislative seats.
All 203 state House seats were on the ballot Tuesday, though many of those contests were not considered truly competitive for both parties.
Reps. Shuster, Doyle and Rothfus all won their contests; Rep. Murphy was unopposed.
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A new Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll shows Democrat Hillary Clinton with a 6-point lead among likely Pennsylvania voters.
Democratic presidential candidate will be in town on the eve of Election Day.
One of the “toss-up” Senate races viewed as getting a little friendlier for Democrats was the McGinty-Toomey contest in Pennsylvania.
Gov. Tom Wolf signs legislation that would make 44,000 people eligible for unemployment compensation.
Judicial Excellence Matters was formed in August and has raised more than $40,000 to raise awareness of the Nov. 8 ballot issue.
The polls indicate Hillary Clinton’s lead over GOP nominee Donald Trump is down from a high of double digits in some surveys a month ago.
The governor said, however, that work remains to be done to stem the tide of drug overdoses around the state.