What it would take for Pa. Democrats to take the Senate

  • Ed Mahon

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In Texas, the state Senate recently passed a $5,000 across-the-board pay raise for teachers and librarians. It reminds me of a similar debate taking place in Pennsylvania. –Ed Mahon, PA Post reporter/guest writer

For Democrats, one down, three to go

Photo courtesy of the Iovino campaign

Democrat Pam Iovino won the 37th state Senate seat in a special election Tuesday. The district includes parts of Allegheny and Washington counties.

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This combination of undated file photos provided Friday, March 29, 2019, by the Bucks County District Attorney's Office shows Sara Packer, left, and Jacob Sullivan.

Courtesy of the Bucks County District Attorney's Office / The Associated Press

This combination of undated file photos provided Friday, March 29, 2019, by the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office shows Sara Packer, left, and Jacob Sullivan. Child welfare agencies in Pennsylvania missed one “red flag” after another in the case of a teenager who endured years of physical, mental and sexual abuse before her 2016 rape and murder, according to a report released Monday, April 2.


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