Former Sen. Browne’s last win for his Lehigh Valley district draws criticism of state hospital sale

BY: - December 7, 2022

Browne sponsored legislation to sell the Allentown State Hospital property directly to a developer with whom the GOP lawmaker has strong ties.

In Allentown, controversial law requiring contractor apprenticeships on city projects hits snag

BY: - March 6, 2022

Allentown Mayor Matt Tuerk, who supports the ordinance, has sent it back to city council for additional fine-tuning.

For Allentown Latinos, ending English as city’s official language would excise a hateful legacy

BY: - October 28, 2021

Latinos now make up 54 percent of the Lehigh Valley city's population. A ballot question aims to get rid of the 1990s-era holdover.