Gov. Shapiro plans to propose $282.8 million in new funding for Pennsylvania transit agencies in 2024-25 budget
Gov. Josh Shapiro plans to propose $282.8 million for public transit in his 2024-25 budget, a 1.75% increase in Pennsylvania’s share of funding toward its mass transit systems, and nearly $1.5 billion in new state funding over the next five years. According to the Inquirer, which first reported the news, that funding will come from an […]
Philly DA Krasner sues state to overturn special transit prosecutor law as unconstitutional
A lawyer for Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner said the effort to usurp the authority of an elected prosecutor is unprecedented.
Philadelphia leaders say SEPTA prosecutor would usurp DA Larry Krasner’s authority
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 […]
Pa. Supreme Court justices question GOP effort to impeach Philly DA Larry Krasner
Chief Justice Debra Todd suggested articles of impeachment, like other unfinished legislation, die when the General Assembly's session ends.
Parker and Oh talk gun violence, opioid crisis, and housing in mayoral forum
Less than 12 hours after the candidates faced off in the first and only scheduled debate before the Philadelphia mayoral election, Democrat Cherelle Parker and Republican David Oh participated in a candidate forum hosted by The Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) at Temple University on Thursday evening.
Report: Racial inequities ‘pervade’ Philly’s juvenile justice system | Tuesday Morning Coffee
More kids have been diverted, but costs have 'soared' for those who remain, according to a report released Monday.
Pa. Senate approves bill creating SEPTA crimes division in Philly DA’s office
The bill sponsored by Sen. Wayne Langerholc, R-Cambria, is now before the House Judiciary Committee.
Temple U. president asks for help to fight gun violence after campus police officer is killed
'We can’t fulfill our mission if we cannot keep our students safe,' Temple President Jason Wingard said.
Who to blame for gun violence? | Editorial Cartoon
Republicans have asked the state Supreme Court to rule on their effort to impeach Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.
Pa. House Republicans still seeking Senate impeachment trial of Philly DA
House Republicans announced plans to file an appeal with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court — still seeking a Senate impeachment trial.
If I were a betting man: Some predictions for the year we have left | Bruce Ledewitz
Predictions are difficult, especially, as Yogi Berra might have said, about the future.
Commonwealth Court opinions on Krasner impeachment ‘create more questions than answers’
Judge Michael Wojcik said it's not the Commonwealth Court's job to decide if a Senate impeachment trial of Larry Krasner should proceed.