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News & Brews August 31, 2023

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Pa. Senate advances budget implementation bills  Yesterday, the state Senate advanced two separate budget implementation bills, or “code” bills. One addresses so-called “non-controversial” items, such as funding for community…

News & Brews August 30, 2023

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Pa. Senate to convene today on state budget The Pa. Senate will convene today at 1:00 pm to work on the unfinished state budget. The session will be live-streamed…

News & Brews August 29, 2023

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Pa. Senate to convene tomorrow on unfinished budget The state Senate is scheduled to convene tomorrow to work on the final pieces of the unfinished state budget. The Post-Gazette…

News & Brews August 28, 2023

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Union leaders defend huge contracts Government union leaders are working to defend “controversial” state contracts recently negotiated behind closed doors with the Shapiro administration. PennLive reports that per the…

News & Brews August 25, 2023

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Pa. Dems focus on abortion in Supreme Court race As voters prepare to elect a new state Supreme Court justice this November, Democrats are hoping their enthusiastic support of…

News & Brews August 24, 2023

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Pa. Republicans react to first presidential debate The Delaware Valley Journal covers reactions among Pa. Republican political operatives to last night’s GOP presidential debate. The consensus seems to be…

News & Brews August 23, 2023

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! School choice — from students' perspectives We often hear parents, advocates, and lawmakers speak of the deep benefits of educational opportunity. But it’s also powerful to hear from students…

News & Brews August 22, 2023

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Pa. Senate to convene August 30 for budget's 'next steps' Pa. Senate President Pro Tempore Kim Ward said yesterday that the state Senate will reconvene on August 30 to…

News & Brews August 21, 2023

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Could Bucks Co. race foretell 2024?  POLITICO suggests that a race this year for county commissioner in Bucks County—”one of the swingiest counties in one of the swingiest states…

News & Brews August 18, 2023

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Why some Pa. cabinet secretaries remain 'acting' After two state Senators announced they will propose a constitutional amendment to clarify the role of “acting” secretaries, Spotlight PA looks at…