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Sims Makes Appointments

State Representative-Elect Brian Sims, the Commonwealth’s first openly gay member of the legislature, made two key staff appointments. He named Mason Lane as his chief of […]

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Pennsylvania’s Lottery Actually Works. Which Is Why It Must Be Privatized.

A British firm has told Gov. Tom Corbett that it can guarantee $34 million in profits over the next 20 years if the state privatizes […]

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Gov. Corbett’s Agenda of Making People Mad is Paying Off Nicely, Thanks

Here’s how unpopular Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has become: Just a third of state residents approve of his performance in office. And in a matchup […]

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How to Get a Voter ID

A step-by-step guide to how to get a voter ID in Pennsylvania to be able to vote in the November election.

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This is What’s Wrong With PA’s Voter ID Law

Pennsylvania’s controversial voter ID law goes to court this week as civil rights groups argue it discriminates against minorities. As many as 750,000 voters in Pennsylvania could be turned away from the polls come November – and most are Democrats.

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The Cost of Banning Same-Sex Marriage

A new infographic shows that banning same-sex marriage actually costs a lot of money.

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PA Leaders on Gay Marriage

The reaction to President Obama’s statement about his support of same-sex marriage this week has inspired a range of sentiment, with Democrats praising him and […]

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Equality PA Makes Endorsements

Equality Pennsylvania announced its list of endorsed candidates this week in time for the primary April 24. The LGBT organization not only made endorsements in […]

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Rep. Josephs Talks Gay Marriage

Not only does Pennsylvania not have laws granting same-sex marriage, but the commonwealth could be on the brink of outlawing it completely. State Rep. Babette Josephs […]

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Meet PA’s Three Out Candidates

For the first time in the state’s history, three out Democratic candidates are seeking seats this year. One faces another Democrat. And two face Republicans. […]

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Apologies Over Year of Bible

We were pretty heated about the “Year of the Bible” legislation that passed in Pennsylvania recently, so much so that we challenged it in a […]