Tom Wolf

America Just Got a Lot Closer to Seeing a Speaker Nancy Pelosi

The redrawing of the Pennsylvania congressional map is a Democrat's dream come true.<p>Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court released a new congressional map for …

Politics

Pennsylvania’s new congressional districts are gerrymander-free — and Republicans are angry

Not wanting to give up its unfairly gerrymandered districts, Pennsylvania GOP leaders vow “action in federal court”<p>A new map for Pennsylvania's congressional districts produced by the state Supreme Court is nullifying Republican gerrymandering efforts. It's a fair map, and it's helping Democrats …

U.S. Politics

Court Decides Pennsylvania Voting Map

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has enacted a new congressional district map that may be much more favorable to Democrats, replacing the one it overturned and deemed an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander last month.<p>Since the previous map was adopted, Republicans have held a 13-5 advantage in …

Politics

It's official: Pennsylvania Supreme Court issues new congressional map

The entirety of Lehigh and Northampton counties will be in a newly redrawn congressional district that includes a slice of southern Monroe County, …

Lehigh Valley

A boost for Democrats, Pa. Supreme Court dramatically overhauls state’s congressional map

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has enacted a new congressional district map that onlookers say is much more favorable to Democrats, replacing one the …

Lehigh Valley

State Supreme Court's congressional map to impact local races

HARRISBURG -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has released a new congressional redistricting map for the upcoming general election after it ruled the …

Portland, OR

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Issues Redistricted Congressional Map

As expected, Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court released a new congressional map on Monday that will be implemented in time for the 2018 election. The new …

Pa. Supreme Court to unveil new congressional map

Lehigh Valley

Medical marijuana shops open, compare proposed Pa. maps, shooting survivors speak out | Morning Newsletter

Welcome to Monday, Philadelphia. It looks like we may have a wet week ahead, but it comes with a trip into the 70s mid-week, believe it or not. Until …

Cannabis

Outside expert advises Pa. Supreme Court in drawing congressional district map

In a decision that could have national political ramifications, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court is expected to decide Monday where Pennsylvania’s …

Is Conor Lamb the Next Big Democratic Upset?

This 33-year-old Marine has a chance at winning one of the GOP’s most reliable districts.<p>HOUSTON, Pa. — “Jesus always started out by going and being with a certain group of people,” says Conor Lamb as we’re winding down hilly back roads to the Washington County Gun Show. It snowed a few inches in …

U.S. Politics

Pennsylvania Lobbyist Bill Signed

HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — Governor Tom Wolf has signed a bill intended to improve lobbyist disclosure in Pennsylvania.The bill signed into law, …

MMJ Sales Begin in Pennsylvania

<b>Medical cannabis sales in Pennsylvania began yesterday</b> as six out of the 10 dispensaries so far approved by the state were legally allowed to open …

Cannabis

$50M complex breaks ground in West Phila.

It’s a new day on Market Street in West Philadelphia.<p>Two nonprofit organizations embarked Friday on a nearly $50 million project to build a …

Urban Design

Pennsylvania Republicans Plan Another Lawsuit To Fight Fix To Gerrymandering

Pennsylvania Republicans are likely to file a federal lawsuit challenging a congressional map the state Supreme Court is set to propose next week.<p>The move signals Republicans’ determination to continue fighting a decision from the state Supreme Court that struck down the congressional map currently …

U.S. Supreme Court

Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker pays up on Super Bowl bet

No one can say that Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is not a man of his word.<p>Less than two weeks after the Philadelphia Eagles bested the New …

Pennsylvania

Fate Of Congressional Map Now In PA Supreme Court's Hands

The PA Supreme Court must now determine a revised congressional map after the governor and lawmakers were unable to agree by deadline.<p>Governor Tom …

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf Rejects New Gerrymandering District Map

Gerrymandering. If the word sounds to you like something your favorite <i>Parks and Recreation</i> character does on weekends, we’re sorry to inform you that it’s actually far more sinister.<p>Gerrymandering is the drawing of district boundaries to unfairly favor one political party over another, and …

Government

Pa. Democrats Submit Congressional Map Proposal In Gerrymandering Case

<b>Follow KDKA-TV</b>: Facebook | Twitter<p>HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s House Democrats are the second political party to submit a proposed redraw of …

U.S. House

Redistricting deadline passes, Pennsylvania districts now in Court’s hands

The experation followed an eventful few days in the redistricting saga. Republican leaders submitted their own map, which was rejected by Gov. Tom …

Liberal View

Millennials bear the brunt of Pa. marijuana arrests

Philadelphia is evolving into a safe haven for cannabis consumers even as arrests increase across Pennsylvania. Newly-elected District Attorney Larry …

Cannabis

New retail/community services complex breaks ground near 60th and Market

A new retail and community services complex is coming to West Philadelphia’s Haddington-Cobbs Creek neighborhood. New Market West is a four story, …

Philadelphia

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Resistance FRIDAY!

0 votes Vote Now!<p>Who won the week?<p>FBI Director Christopher Wray, for destroying the White House lies in open testimony about what it knew and when it …

Liberal View

Pennsylvania still needs a new electoral map

THE nicest thing that can be said about a new Republican-drawn congressional map for Pennsylvania is that none of the districts resembles a cartoon …

Political Science

Here’s how Pennsylvania Democrats’ congressional map proposal stacks up against the current Republican ones

Pennsylvania Democrats on Thursday submitted their own proposal to redraw the state’s congressional districts after Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf rejected a remedial map drawn up by state Republicans in response to a Supreme Court order.<p>According to an analysis by The Washington Post, the Democrats' map …

Government

Legal medical marijuana sales begin at Pennsylvania facility

The first legal medical marijuana sales under a 2-year-old state law began Thursday at a dispensary in western Pennsylvania, with the first purchase by a woman who lobbied for passage of the law.<p>A line of about a dozen people greeted employees as they opened the doors of the Cresco Yeltrah …

Cannabis

In 'historic day,' Western Pennsylvanians buy medical marijuana for first time

Updated 3 minutes ago<p>Diana Briggs made the historic purchase Thursday morning, the first in Western Pennsylvania.<p>She emerged from a Butler dispensary …

Cannabis

It's Not As Easy As You Think To Spot A Gerrymandered Map

In Pennsylvania, there is Goofy kicking Donald Duck. In Maryland, a “broken-winged pterodactl.” In Illinois, there are earmuffs.<p>To the naked eye, these districts are the smoking gun of gerrymandering. But experts say that while an unusual outline can indicate something is amiss, evaluating the …

Government

17 killed in Fla. school shooting, ex-cop says officer lied about Meek Mill | Morning Newsletter

Hello, Philadelphia. I’m not sure what else to say this morning besides it is another dark day in America. Children have once again been gunned down …

Orrin Hatch

Wednesday's Campaign Round-Up, 2.14.18

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.<p>* The new Public Policy Polling survey, released this morning, shows …

Republicans