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News & Brews August 16, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! What does new census data tell us about PA politics? With an unsurprising dose of underlying bias, the Philly Inquirer looks at the recently released census data from the…

News & Brews August 13, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Let the mapmaking commence! At long last, yesterday the U.S. Census Bureau released the population data needed for redistricting. Among the notable news: Reading surpassed Erie as Pennsylvania's 4th-largest…

News & Brews August 12, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Butler v. Wolf: Federal court tosses challenge to Wolf's orders In the latest development in the case challenging Gov. Wolf's business shutdown orders and capacity limits, yesterday the Third…

News & Brews August 11, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Wolf enters vaccine mandate waters  Remember back in February when Gov. Wolf said vaccination was a "a personal health decision." (time stamp 3:13 here). Then in March when he…

News & Brews August 10, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Debate over vaccine mandates continues Remember the days when people thought you were nuts for suggesting anyone would need a COVID vaccine passport to go about their daily lives?…

News & Brews August 9, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Will Dem Senate primary come down to geography? As the "packed Democratic primary looms" for U.S. Senate, the AP reports that victory "could come down to geography more than…

News & Brews August 6, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Taxpayer-funded perks 'ripe for abuse' This isn't really breaking news, but Spotlight PA dives into our system of taxpayer-funded perks for lawmakers, noting that the system which has "little…

News & Brews August 5, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Legislature: Transportation 'revenue options' are 'dead on arrival' A spokesman's for House Appropriations Committee Chair Stan Saylor (York County) confirmed the multi-billion dollar transportation funding plan presented last week by…

News & Brews August 4, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Challenges ahead of university mergers The chancellor of the State System of Higher Education told lawmakers on Tuesday that he expects declining enrollments at the universities this year and…

News & Brews August 3, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! "Here's one union that really likes management" "For the teachers who rely on Pennsylvania’s biggest pension fund, the turmoil at the plan has gone beyond an FBI investigation and…