News

News

These next two months are crucial at the campaign committee in our strategy to flip the House in November. In February and March, we have FOUR special elections across the commonwealth. Here is everything you need to know before the special elections on February 25th and March 17th.  ————————————————————- Roni Green, PA 190 Seat: Pennsylvania […]

Originally published by the Associated Press: https://apnews.com/0cffef1a0e13b58e67b96d965854825b Marc Levy and Ramesh Santanam PITTSBURGH — Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai will not run for reelection, the Republican announced Thursday, ending the career of a conservative force in state government in a critical year when Democrats are aiming to take control of the chamber. Turzai, 60, made […]

Originally published in the Greene County Messenger on January 6, 2020. Link: https://bit.ly/36x6AoN State Rep. Pam Snyder, D-Jefferson, announced on Jan. 6 that she will seek reelection as state representative of the 50th Legislative District. “We’ve made tremendous accomplishments over the last few years, but we still have more work to do,” Snyder said. “My […]

Originally published in the York Dispatch on January 2, 2020: https://bit.ly/2tNy0bl State Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York City, on Thursday announced she will run for a third term in the state Legislature in 2020. Hill-Evans, who first won the seat in 2016, announced her reelection bid in a Thursday, Jan. 2, news release. She’s the only Democrat representing York County in […]

Originally published in the Philadelphia Inquirer on November 25, 2019 A Democratic state senator who represents a Northeast Pennsylvania district that voted for Barack Obama in 2012 and Donald Trump in 2016 dropped his party registration last week and declared he would caucus with Republicans in Harrisburg. The next day, a veteran Republican state representative who represents […]

State Rep. Tina Davis is introducing a bill to move the commonwealth’s cut of sports betting proceeds into its property tax relief fund, through which the state removes some of the local school tax burden from homeowners, rather than its general fund. The money Pennsylvania collects from newly legalized sports betting could become a touchdown or a […]

Eagle-eyed readers may have noticed Republican state Rep. Thomas Murt’s May 20 opinion piece titled “Mail order orthodontics on the rise.” In this column, Rep. Murt outlined the reasons that he believes mail-order braces and at-home straightening kits, such as Invisalign, to be (in his words) “a very dangerous practice that needs to be addressed.” He ends […]

Pennsylvania needs state lawmakers who will put working families first and build an economy that works for everyone. The number one way to do that? Pass a state budget that allows working families to succeed. For too long, we’ve seen working families struggle to get ahead while big corporations and wealthy special interests get all […]