malcolm-kenyatta

Kenyatta says Ring video recording amounts to ‘dirty political tricks’

BY: - February 26, 2024

Pennsylvania state Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta (D-Philadelphia) responded Monday to criticism over a video in which he was recorded telling a voter that his Democratic primary opponent in the race for state auditor general, Lehigh County Controller Mark Pinsley, doesn’t “like black people.” The video, recorded by a Ring doorbell camera inside the home of a […]

These are the candidates running for statewide office in Pennsylvania’s primary election

BY: - February 14, 2024

Seven candidates have filed to run for attorney general in Pennsylvania, the biggest field of candidates of any statewide race in 2024.

Philly Dems say boost for SEPTA just one of highlights for city in Shapiro’s budget proposal

BY: - February 7, 2024

In addition to SEPTA funding, Philadelphia state House Democrats lauded the proposed investments into education and gun violence prevention programs during a press conference on Wednesday.

Former Pa. House speaker Rozzi endorses Kenyatta in auditor general primary

BY: - January 31, 2024

Rozzi said Kenyatta is uniquely qualified for the role of auditor general, a position in charge of the state’s watchdog agency responsible for flagging waste and fraud in state programs and agencies. 

Lt. Gov. Austin Davis to campaign for Biden in South Carolina

BY: - January 30, 2024

The First In The Nation (FITN) bus tour is scheduled to make four campaign stops throughout the Palmetto State on Wednesday.

Pa. House Judiciary Committee debate on gun bills shows gulf between Democrats and GOP

BY: - January 19, 2024

House Democrats argued that GOP lawmakers are disconnected from the reality millions of Pennsylvania residents face.

Pa. Democrats endorse Kenyatta for auditor general, Bizzarro for treasurer

BY: - December 17, 2023

Kenyatta is the first openly gay Black man to be endorsed by the Pennsylvania Democratic Party for a statewide office.

Pennsylvania Capitol Building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

PA Building Trades Council back Kenyatta for auditor general, Stollsteimer for attorney general

BY: - December 11, 2023

Kenyatta said his position on calling for a “moratorium on new wells,” is the same position he held during his 2022 run for U.S. Senate and the same position held by President Joe Biden.

Lehigh County Controller Mark Pinsley seeks Democratic nod for Pa. auditor general

BY: - December 1, 2023

Lehigh County Controller Mark Pinsley is the third Democrat to enter the race to challenge Republican Auditor General Tim DeFoor.

Stranded legislation: Pa. lawmakers in both chambers lament lack of consensus

BY: - November 29, 2023

State Rep. Dan Frankel (D-Allegheny) had introduced the Fairness Act, to extend Pennsylvania’s anti-discrimination law to LGBTQ+ people, in every legislative session since 2001 before it passed in the state House this spring. Five months after lawmakers sent House Bill 300 to the Republican-controlled Senate with a bipartisan 102-98 vote, the historic legislation remains on […]

Pennsylvania Auditor General DeFoor announces reelection bid

BY: - November 28, 2023

He was endorsed for a second term by the Pennsylvania Republican Party at its 2024 endorsement meeting.

Former Pa. House Speaker Mark Rozzi announces run for auditor general

BY: - October 23, 2023

Former Pa. House Speaker Mark Rozzi will run against state Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta for the Democratic nomination for auditor general.