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 […]

US Senate negotiators see progress in immigration talks, but no deal likely until 2024

BY: - December 19, 2023

Republicans insist that a bipartisan compromise on immigration and border security policy is necessary to advance additional funding for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan.