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Legislative Issues


Politicians in Harrisburg are shutting out Pa. citizens



Sexual Misconduct


#MeToo bills to get look in Harrisburg


State responses to #MeToo lean toward transparency, fairness


States split in taking action to combat sexual misconduct


Unfortunately it may take years for Me Too movement to change men’s behavior toward women





State passes on reduced school costs


SCHOOL CONSOLIDATION: ‘The hardest animal to kill in Pa. is the school mascot’


Consolidation worth considering


Security is a priority as the school year begins


Amid ‘clouds,’ another school year launches


Western Pa. school districts ramping up security, technology


State, federal lawmakers meet school officials to discuss security


For Woodland Hills, a new chapter and welcomed change for a troubled school district



Child Abuse


Experts: Wuerl, Zubik could have legal exposure after grand jury report on abuse


Timlin warned staff to report abuse, then didn’t


Their view: Reforms have been working


Pa. statute of limitations in clergy abuse cases must end NOW!



Animal Abuse


Act 10 criminalized horse abuse in Pennsylvania


LETTER: Pass legislation to make puppy market more humane



Law and Justice


Prisoner whose cellmate bit off his ear loses bid to sue the state


Shooting death by state trooper ruled homicide


3 ‘Mama Bears’ busted during pipeline protest at Glenwood Elementary School





Older population increasingly turning to bankruptcy


In Veterans Court, former service members fight new battle — with help



Spotted Lantern Fly


Invasion of spotted lanternfly poses serious threat to Pa.


Spotted lanternflies attacking trees in region



John McCain


Presidents, lawmakers laud John McCain for devotion to country


Tributes to John McCain pour in from Pa. political leaders


Commentary: John McCain leaves the stage when we need him most


McCain to lie in state at Capitols in Washington and Arizona


‘What a privilege it has been to have such a friend,’ former Pa. Gov. Tom Ridge says of John McCain


Trump offers sympathies upon McCain’s death





One debate? What’s Gov. Wolf hiding from? | Charlie Gerow


With the Pa. Governor’s election looming, the signs are clear for voters | Kirstin Snow


Democrats OK limiting party leaders’ role in picking nominee