PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Republican leaders in the Pennsylvania Legislature are looking for feedback on their plans to draw up new congressional maps.
State Rep. Seth Grove later this month will begin overseeing hearings on the state's congressional redistricting process after years of interparty battles over how to draw new district lines.
Republican lawmakers said Monday they will crowdsource opinions about how best to redraw Pennsylvania’s congressional district map this fall.
HARRISBURG, Pa. - Lawmakers in Pennsylvania are looking for feedback from state residents as they begin the process of redrawing congressional districts.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Major changes could be coming to the reapportionment process for redrawing U.S. congressional district lines in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG — A key Pennsylvania lawmaker committed Monday to transparency measures aimed at making the decennial redrawing of the state’s congressional map a more open process than in the past.
State Republican lawmakers promised Monday to oversee “the most transparent Congressional redistricting process in Pennsylvania’s history.
Pennsylvania House Republicans on Monday unveiled plans for what lawmakers are calling "the most transparent" congressional redistricting process in the state's history.
Pennsylvania’s State House Republicans are launching their own website and planning a series of ten hearings to get input from the public ahead of lawmakers’ once-a-decade redrawing of the commonwealth’s congressional map.
Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) wants a permanent state presence to protect the election process, and he’s proposed a new Bureau of Election Audits to do just that.
The Bucks County League of Women Voters honored state Rep. Wendi Thomas, R-178, of Northampton in Doylestown last week for her work in promoting legislation to create fair redistricting of legislative districts throughout Pennsylvania.
James Henderson, a disability advocate, has been without a safety net for years – unable to take off to take care of himself or his family without fear of losing his job. A soon-to-be reintroduced bill might change that.
Suburban residents who normally commute into Philadelphia for work but stayed home due to the pandemic—at the urging of Gov. Tom Wolf and Mayor Jim Kenney—are caught in a Catch-22.
As teleworking has become an every day reality due to the pandemic and a work-from-home mandate for many, the Bucks County lawmakers recently sent a letter to Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney requesting he remove an "unnecessary requirement" for suburban commuters seeking a refund on the Philadelphia wage tax.
We at the Women’s Advocacy Coalition agree strongly with the (April 7) column in Wednesday’s newspaper that argues for passage of the Family Care Act in Pennsylvania and we urge our elected officials to vote for it.
HARRISBURG - The PA Department of Health and legislative vaccine task force announced on March 31 that they will distribute the Johnson & Johnson vaccine directly to the Bucks County Department of Health.
Growing up in Erie in the 1990s, I went to school, had friends and liked to have fun like everyone else. But having cerebral palsy brought challenges, such as learning how to use a wheelchair to get around, weekly physical therapy appointments and many surgeries.
Pennsylvania legislators are working hard checking and ensuring election procedures are transparent and have proper oversight and standards. The drawing of districts sets the stage for elections for the next 10 years and is key to election integrity. That process has begun (March 19 editorial, “Redistricting Must Include the Public”).
Exactly how Pennsylvania determines the number of COVID-19 doses to send to each of its 67 counties remains an inscrutable mystery.
HARRISBURG-- The Southeast Pennsylvania Republican House and Senate delegation on March 12 applauded the Pennsylvania Health Department for taking steps to bring more vaccines to Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware and Chester counties by setting up new vaccination sites through their county governments or local health departments, and streamlining the appointment system.