Damage that closed Pa. House chamber repaired ahead of schedule

BY: - February 15, 2024

Work to repair damage from a water leak above the state House chamber was completed more than a month ahead of schedule, Speaker Joanna McClinton’s office quietly announced last week. In an update on her House webpage Feb. 9, McClinton said workers found only modest damage to the structure from a burst pipe last winter.  […]

Analysis: How does Prokopiak’s win compare to recent Democratic victories?

BY: - February 15, 2024

Prokopiak performed strongly across the board, winning all 33 precincts in the 140th, which spans parts of Falls Township, Middletown Township and Morrisville. The map above shows that he even managed to win 60% or more in 31 of those 33 precincts.

The exterior of the Pennsylvania state Capitol on March 7, 2023 (Photo by Amanda Mustard for the Pennsylvania Capital-Star).

Special election to replace Adams in northeast Pa. House seat set for primary election day

BY: - February 12, 2024

A special election to fill former state Rep. Joe Adams’ 139th District seat will coincide with the primary election on April 23, House Speaker Joanna McClinton (D-Philadelphia) announced Monday. Adams (R-Wayne/Pike), who was serving his first term in the state House, announced his retirement on Friday. Adams had previously said he would not seek reelection […]

Candidates in Pa. 140th state House District ready for special election

BY: - February 11, 2024

On Tuesday, voters in Pennsylvania’s 140th state House District will head to the polls for a special election to determine whether Democrat Jim Prokopiak or Republican Candace Cabanas will represent them in Harrisburg. And while the outcome of the election won’t determine the balance of power in the House after the immediate resignation of GOP […]