Spotlight PA

One in five prisoners in the U.S. has had COVID-19, which is four times as high as the general population. In Pennsylvania, the Department of Corrections has recently taken new steps to combat the virus behind bars.

More than one hundred million dollars in federal COVID relief meant for homeowners and renters, never made it into their hands. It was given to Pennsylvania as part of the CARES Act, but rules created around the money made it difficult to access.

The campaign committee of the state Senate’s top Republican is suing a Pennsylvania media group and two journalists.

Federal order protects many Pa. renters from eviction, though legal challenges may arise By Hayden Mitman September 18, 2020 Pennsylvania’s ban on evictions ended September 1 – putting thousands at risk of losing their homes. Governor Tom Wolf has since called on the state legislature to extend the eviction moratorium – as nearly 2,000 eviction […]

A recent report by Spotlight PA focused on Pennsylvania State Police and their conduct during traffic stops.


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