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Algorithm to reform criminal sentencing in Pa. faces deluge of criticism

“We need to treat everyone in this system as a person, not a number.”
By Aaron Moselle

Updated: December 13, 2018 | 3:22 pm

The state is offering paramedics a type of naloxone the Health Department says they shouldn’t use

The Department of Health's policy directs the use of intravenous doses, not the nasal spray
By Brett Sholtis

In Pa., 381K more people voted for a Democrat for state House. But GOP kept the majority

A redistricting fight looms in the state
By Ed Mahon

Inmate advocates interrupt Wolf’s holiday speech, plead for looser prison mail policy

"As a mother, I cry over my mail. I kiss my mail so my baby can feel and smell his mother."
By Katie Meyer

Recent court ruling could change how Pa. uses investigative grand juries

The decision may make grand jury reports, like the recent one looking into child abuse in six Pa. Roman Catholic dioceses, much less common.
By Katie Meyer

Could Congressman Scott Perry lead the Freedom Caucus?

The group has some of the most conservative members of Congress.

By Ed Mahon

After commitment to update voting machines, Pa. has to decide how to pay

All told, replacing the state's voting machines is expected to cost around $110 million.
By Katie Meyer

Can a moderate Republican like Tom Killion survive in the Philly suburbs?

After Democratic successes in southeastern Pa., he returns to a state Senate seat that will be a political target
By Ed Mahon

Governor Wolf creates commission to study redistricting

Republican leaders in the House and Senate are dismissing the governor's executive order as "grandstanding."
By Rachel McDevitt