The ceiling of the main Rotunda inside Pennsylvania’s Capitol building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

Pennsylvania Capitol police arrest protesters decrying state’s investments in Israel

BY: - February 5, 2024

Pennsylvania Capitol Police said 126 people were arrested and cited for trespassing Monday during a protest against the commonwealth’s investment in Israel bonds. Jewish Voice for Peace, one of the organizations behind the protest, said Pennsylvania’s investment of public money in bonds issued by the Development Corp. of Israel supports the military operation against Gaza […]

Police Chiefs: No specific threats yet against Pa. Capitol, but ‘an abundance of caution’ still necessary

BY: - January 14, 2021

The Pennsylvania National Guard also has activated 400 members to provide backup, but only some of them will be in Harrisburg, officials said.

Pa. Capitol Complex security increased following violence in D.C.

BY: - January 11, 2021

 The Capitol building has been closed to visitors since Dec. 3 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.