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New Pa. GOP leader pushes transparency reforms despite party’s past reluctance, obstruction

Court postpones ruling in Brewster-Ziccarelli election ballots case; decision expected Tuesday

Judge expects decision on Tuesday in Ziccarelli-Brewster race

Schuylkill County Democratic committee chair asks for voting fraud accusation retraction

Security presence increased at Pennsylvania Capitol

Fiedler to chair new progressive panel as House Democratic makeover continues

Crisis further reveals charter funding absurdity

Tony Norman | GOP: ‘Don’t blame us; we’re just standing here’

Coronavirus – COVID-19

COVID-19 Update: Levine says vaccines may ‘soon’ move to Phase 1B

Pa. health secretary says ‘it’s a misconception’ that covid vaccines are sitting dormant

Levine promises plenty of notice for mass vaccinations

Criticizing the feds, Pa. and N.J. are opening vaccine sites, increasing shots, still waiting for more supply

Next phase of Pa. vaccine distribution to be announced soon

Berks County’s school nurses in line for COVID vaccine

When is it your turn to get the COVID vaccine?

All 67 Pennsylvania counties still have substantial risk of community spread of COVID

Pennsylvania reports nearly 13K more covid cases, 186 deaths in 2 days

Allegheny County’s covid count up nearly 900 in 2 days

COVID-19 death toll hits 500 in Luzerne County

Excela Health seeing fewer covid hospitalizations, though number remains high

Ignoring covid side effects could be deadly, doctors and patients — including Westmoreland Commissioner Kertes — are finding

The answer to all your key questions about the COVID-19 vaccines

Another lawmaker tests positive for COVID-19 after Capitol lockdown

Criticism grows of GOP lawmakers, including Pa.’s Perry, who refused masks while sheltering during Capitol riot


Delaware County DA is charging a contractor with misclassifying its workers

USA Pork Packers receives $1M grant for expansion

‘Level up’: Equity investors boost Pa.’s entrepreneurs of color during pandemic


Petition calls for firing Central Pa. teacher shown in video rallying in support of President Trump

La Salle University president leaving for Ohio job

Penn cancels classes of professor who used Nazi rhetoric, gesture during virtual conference


Republicans in Pa., elsewhere change party affiliation after riot at U.S. Capitol

Daniels announces run for Congress in 8th District

Health Care

Pa. Attorney General drops opposition to Jefferson-Einstein deal

Local News

Council set to discuss first step toward potential LCTA/COLTS merger

Reading City Council votes again to end the Downtown Improvement District

Kotecki, Shaw nonprofits lead drive to fill bare shelves at Lower Burrell food bank

Leechburg property taxes to go up by less than 1% this year

Mining heritage events move online this month

Grant-funded retrofits allow storm water ponds to ‘do more of the heavy lifting’

Continued emotional stressors driving unprecedented demand for mental health services

National News

FBI warns of plans for nationwide armed protests next week

New York City considers ending contracts with Trump that bring his company $17M a year

1st U.S. execution of female inmate in 67 years halted

New Jersey

To settle a lawsuit, a Florida gun company will stop selling large-capacity magazines in N.J.


The Philly detective reassigned for going to Trump’s D.C. rally called Pence a ‘traitor’ after he condemned the violence and an officer’s death

Amid rising gun crime in Philly, DA Larry Krasner blasts low bail–20210112.html

Philly Republican Al Schmidt won’t run for reelection in 2023 — but he’s not ‘capitulating to the psychological terrorists’


First National Bank may get $4M more in state aid for new headquarters at former arena site

Gov. Wolf offers support for FNB project at Civic Arena site

Port Authority driver pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in Pitt student’s death

Port Authority to close McKeesport Transportation Center for a year for expansion

PPS pushes student, staff return date into February

Pitt delays students’ return to campus for spring semester

State News

Incoming Office of Open Records director looks forward to advancing its transparency mission

Incoming Office of Open Records director looks forward to advancing its transparency mission

Gab, a Pennsylvania-based social network, is the new online hub for the far-right fringe

After Twitter temporarily suspends former Republican Congressman Lou Barletta’s account, he says he’s ‘not buying’ the reason why


Casey wants consequences for Congress members as pressure mounts to oust Trump

Cartwright, Casey back second impeachment; Meuser, Keller warn of division

Mike Kelly calls Capitol storming ‘deplorable’ while doubling down on objections to election

Where Pa. and N.J. members of Congress stand on impeaching Trump after the Capitol attack

Chad Wolf, director of Dept. of Homeland Security — charged with securing inauguration — abruptly resigns

NFL coach Bill Belichick won’t accept Presidential Medal of Freedom

Scott Perry tried to take away the votes of thousands of Pa. residents. They deserve an explanation | Opinion