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Pennsylvania campaign wildcard Fetterman turns to governing

Nov. 28, 2022 09:20 AM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — When John Fetterman goes to Washington in January as one of the Senate's new members, he'll bring along an irreverent style from Pennsylvania that extends from his own personal dress code — super casual — to hanging marijuana flags outside his current office in the...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Nov. 24, 2022 03:25 AM EST

Wilkes-Barre Citizens' Voice. November 21, 2022. Editorial: Democrats’ state House win significant The surprising success of Democrats in capturing control of the Pennsylvania state House signals a change in direction and philosophy for state policymaking. ...

Inflation gives pay raise gift to top Pennsylvania officials

Nov. 22, 2022 13:12 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Inflation is gift-wrapping another big salary increase for hundreds of Pennsylvania state lawmakers, judges and top executive branch officials in 2023, including boosting rank-and-file lawmakers and district judges into six-figure territory. For many of these...

Gov-elect Shapiro opens transition, to stay AG until January

Nov. 16, 2022 19:52 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Josh Shapiro gave his first Capitol news conference Wednesday as he begins the transition to his new job, pledging to work constructively with lawmakers and saying he will remain as attorney general until he is sworn in as governor in January. ...

Shapiro to take office with mandate from Pennsylvania voters

Nov. 15, 2022 09:28 AM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Josh Shapiro, the Democratic governor-elect of Pennsylvania, will take office with a decisive mandate from voters, who overwhelmingly rejected a Republican drive to pare back abortion rights and voting laws in the premier battleground state. Shapiro, the...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Nov. 09, 2022 17:04 PM EST

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. November 3, 2022. Editorial: Remove barriers to substitute teaching When Pennsylvania confronts its own problems, stealing great ideas from other states is not a crime — it’s commendable. Facing a severe, nationwide shortage of substitute...

Democrats buoyed by election returns in Pennsylvania House

Nov. 09, 2022 15:12 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrats in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives are likely to make significant gains in the chamber, and some even see hope they could retake the majority once smoke clears from the Tuesday election they began with a 23-seat gap behind the Republicans. ...

2022 midterms live updates: Latest election news from AP

Nov. 09, 2022 03:51 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Follow along for real-time, on-the-ground updates on the 2022 U.S. midterm elections from The Associated Press. Live updates — all times Eastern — are produced by Ashraf Khalil, Annie Ma, Aamer Madhani, Chris Megerian, Mallika Sen and AP journalists around the country. ...

Democrat Josh Shapiro wins Pennsylvania governor's race

Nov. 09, 2022 01:02 AM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrat Josh Shapiro won the race for governor of Pennsylvania, securing the office for four years in a state where the future of abortion rights is on the line, along with management of the 2024 election in a battleground that is often decisive in choosing presidents. ...

Power balance in Congress on ballot for Pennsylvania voters

Nov. 08, 2022 20:40 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three races among Pennsylvania's congressional delegation took shape as some of the closer contests in the country this year as voters decided Tuesday whether to shift majority control in the U.S. House from Democrats to Republicans. Pennsylvania's delegation...