Articles by: Staff, Spotlight PA

Hopes of Bipartisan Cooperation Give Way to Complete Deadlock in the Pa. House

Hopes of Bipartisan Cooperation Give Way to Complete Deadlock in the Pa. House

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania House officially adjourned Tuesday until late February, almost certainly ending any chance of voters seeing constitutional amendments on their May ballot. FULL ARTICLE
by · January 28, 2023 · Local News, News, PA News
Penn State University Has Not Reimbursed Pa. State Police for Security at Proud Boys Event

Penn State University Has Not Reimbursed Pa. State Police for Security at Proud Boys Event

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Pennsylvania State Police sent 70 employees to Penn State’s University Park campus in October to provide additional security for an event featuring one of the founders of the Proud Boys, a violent extremist group. FULL ARTICLE
by · January 28, 2023 · Local News, News, PA News
How Pennsylvania Homeowners Can Apply for Mortgage and Utility Assistance

How Pennsylvania Homeowners Can Apply for Mortgage and Utility Assistance

Pennsylvania received $350 million from the federal government to help homeowners who fell behind on their mortgages during the pandemic. FULL ARTICLE
by · January 27, 2023 · Local News, News, PA News
Tax Caps Leave Many PA Municipalities with Few Ways to Raise Revenue

Tax Caps Leave Many PA Municipalities with Few Ways to Raise Revenue

MCKEAN CO., Pa. – Bradford, a small city situated just a few miles south of the New York state line in McKean County, no longer has 24-hour police coverage. FULL ARTICLE
by · January 26, 2023 · Local News, News, PA News
How Communities in North-Central Pa. Are Attempting to Preserve a Scarce Resource: Darkness

How Communities in North-Central Pa. Are Attempting to Preserve a Scarce Resource: Darkness

Communities in north-central Pennsylvania are taking action to limit outdoor artificial lighting that is encroaching on what has become a crucial resource in the region: darkness. FULL ARTICLE
by · January 23, 2023 · Local News, News, PA News
Pa. Gov. Josh Shapiro Loosens His Predecessor’s Notoriously Strict Gift Ban for Top Officials

Pa. Gov. Josh Shapiro Loosens His Predecessor’s Notoriously Strict Gift Ban for Top Officials

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Top officials for Pennsylvania’s governor are now allowed to accept an occasional free lunch while on duty. FULL ARTICLE

by · January 21, 2023 · Local News, News, PA News, Political
Pa. Gov. Josh Shapiro Fills Executive Staff With Loyal Allies, Political Veterans

Pa. Gov. Josh Shapiro Fills Executive Staff With Loyal Allies, Political Veterans

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Newly minted Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro is stocking his executive staff of advisors, mediators, and policy experts with political veterans and loyal allies. FULL ARTICLE
by · January 20, 2023 · Local News, News, PA News
Who Has Pa. Gov. Josh Shapiro Nominated for His Cabinet?

Who Has Pa. Gov. Josh Shapiro Nominated for His Cabinet?

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Gov. Josh Shapiro’s proposed cabinet would assemble people from across the ideological spectrum who already have experience at top levels of government and public service. FULL ARTICLE
by · January 19, 2023 · Local News, News, PA News
Democrat Josh Shapiro Sworn in as Pennsylvania’s 48th Governor

Democrat Josh Shapiro Sworn in as Pennsylvania’s 48th Governor

HARRISBURG, Pa. — In his first moments as Pennsylvania’s 48th governor, Democrat Josh Shapiro touted his election as a rebuke of extremism and an embrace of bipartisanship. FULL ARTICLE
by · January 18, 2023 · Local News, News, PA News
Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty to Felony Charge for Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty to Felony Charge for Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a felony charge for his actions during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. FULL ARTICLE