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State Senate

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City Life

One Moment From John Fetterman’s Past Could Derail His Senate Bid

It’s the Ides of March, a date that lives in infamy, the day that Julius Caesar was betrayed and butchered by members of the Roman […]

City Life

The No-Bullshit Guide to the 2020 Presidential Election in Philly

Here we go again. When we put together this guide four years ago, we thought the upcoming election would be the most consequential of our […]

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City Life

The Senator Says He’s Not a Rapist

This is the kind of thing that set it off. Five years ago, Daylin Leach, a state senator from Wayne, was gearing up for a […]

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Daylin Leach Responds (Poorly) to Accusations, “Steps Back” From Campaign

The past 72 hours haven’t been so great for Pennsylvania State Sen. Daylin Leach, a Temple grad who has represented parts of Montgomery and Delaware […]

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Pro-LGBTQ State Senator Voted for Anti-Trans Amendment to Healthcare Bill

Pro-LGBTQ state Sen. Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia), the Democratic chair of the Senate’s Banking and Insurance committee, voted last week to approve an anti-transgender amendment to […]


State Bill Would Squash Philly’s New Wage Law

The fight against Philadelphia’s new wage law may be far from over, and this may come as no surprise to its Philadelphia backers. Comcast already […]


Pa. Senate Considering Bill That Would Defund Philly

Update, 5 p.m.: Senate Bill 10 was pulled from the Senate Appropriations Committee agenda this afternoon. Earlier: The Pennsylvania Senate is scheduled to consider a […]

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Philly Candidate Adopts Trump-Style Message

The press release from the Philadelphia Republican party went into journalists’ email boxes last week. Ross Feinberg, who ran last year for the city’s Register of […]

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State Senator: Ban Powdered Alcohol in Pennsylvania

Last month, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board decided it would not sell powdered alcohol products in its Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores. “While we […]

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Chester’s Dominic Pileggi Ousted as Pennsylvania Senate Leader

Chester’s Dominic Pileggi has been ousted as Republican Senate Majority Leader. GOP members voted State Sen. Jake Corman to the leadership post in what the […]


Pa. State Senator to Plead Guilty to Felony Charge

Pennsylvania State Senator LeAnna Washington will plead guilty next week to charges she used taxpayer money to fund political fundraisers. Washington is facing two felony […]