Politics & Policy

There may be disparity in the size of bail amounts for Black and white people in Lehigh County. A local politician has asked a data analytics company to look into the county’s cash bail system.

Wolf administration is defending the state response to COVID-19 in nursing homes By Ed Mahon, July 2, 2020 Nearly seven out of 10 COVID-19 deaths in Pennsylvania are associated with nursing homes and personal care homes, with more than 4,500 COVID19 deaths total. That high rate is drawing strong criticism from Republicans, both in the […]

Former Vice President Joe Biden is trying to win over female voters in Pennsylvania​ as he seeks to unseat President Trump in November. WITF’s Julia Agos reports on the campaign’s efforts in the key swing state.

President Donald J. Trump’s re-election campaign is suing the Pennsylvania Department of State and the boards of elections in all 67 counties for allegedly taking “a path that jeopardizes election security,” disenfranchises voters and sets the stage for inaccurate vote counts in this fall’s general election.

Beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday, customers will no longer be allowed to drink alcohol inside Allegheny County bars and restaurants – imposed in response to a rise in coronavirus cases in the county.


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