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COMMENTARY

School vouchers are a bad idea, and Pennsylvania should learn from other states’ cautionary tales.

BY: - February 3, 2024

A new voucher program in Pennsylvania should be a nonstarter for Gov. Shapiro and state lawmakers.

Shapiro unveils 10-year economic development strategy for Pennsylvania

BY: - January 30, 2024

The 10-year plan aims to make Pennsylvania more competitive with neighboring states and develop economic opportunities across the Commonwealth.

Philadelphia leaders say SEPTA prosecutor would usurp DA Larry Krasner’s authority

BY: - December 18, 2023

Community and faith leaders spoke out Monday against a new law they say will strip Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner’s office of its authority to prosecute crime in much of the city. The legislation, passed in the House and Senate and signed by Gov. Josh Shapiro last week, allows the state attorney general to appoint […]

Shapiro signs final budget bill after late night votes in the Pa. Legislature

BY: - December 14, 2023

In a late night voting session on Wednesday more than five months after its deadline passed, the Pennsylvania Legislature sent the final pieces of the state budget to Gov. Josh Shapiro to sign. Despite the delay, Shapiro called the budget legislation historic and touted investments in education, health care, criminal justice and support for working […]