Marc Levy, The Reading Eagle

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Recent articles by Marc:

State Supreme Court upholds Pennsylvania’s mail-in voting expansion

The 5-2 ruling, with the two Republican justices both voting no, means expanded vote-by-mail will almost certainly be in place for marquee races in November for governor and U.S. Senate. → Read More

GOP warms to far-right gubernatorial nominee in Pennsylvania

Republicans are warming up to Doug Mastriano. → Read More

Fetterman absence raises stakes for Dems in key Senate race

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrat John Fetterman posted a massive $11 million fundraising haul during the second quarter. He’s on an advertising spree that’s made him a near-constan… → Read More

COVID nursing home deaths claim is campaign trail mainstay in Pennsylvania governor’s race – Reading Eagle

In the past two years, new research has piled up on how COVID-19 penetrated nursing homes. The virus was largely introduced by asymptomatic workers in areas where the virus was heavily transmitted,… → Read More

Pennsylvania court blocks governor’s bridge tolling plan – Reading Eagle

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state court on Thursday permanently blocked Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to toll as many as nine major bridges on interstates in Pennsylvania, siding with three Pittsbu… → Read More

Pennsylvania to begin fiscal year without a budget

Pennsylvania’s new fiscal year will begin without a state budget in place, as Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration and top Republican lawmakers planned to work through Thursday’s deadline to hammer out a roughly $42 billion spending plan whose details were still largely being kept secret. → Read More

Unlikely duo: Pennsylvania Democrats aim for united front

One candidate is unabashedly blunt, willing to embrace progressive positions, doing little to build rapport with party leaders and dominating rooms with a 6-foot-8-inch frame. The other crafts a more moderate image, a deliberate public speaker who became a congressional aide out of college and has carefully cultivated relationships within the party ever since. → Read More

Pa. Senate GOP primary too close to call, recount likely

Pennsylvania’s Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat is too close to call and is likely headed for a statewide recount to decide the winner of the contest between heart surgeon-turned-TV … → Read More

Pennsylvania judge halts bridge tolling plans, for now

Among those that had been slated for tolls was the Lenhartsville Bridge on Interstate 78. → Read More

Tight Pennsylvania GOP Senate race; Mastriano wins gov nod

Donald Trump’s preferred candidate in Pennsylvania’s Senate Republican primary was essentially tied with a more traditional rival, while his pick for governor notched a commanding victory Tuesday as the former president worked to expand his hold on the GOP. → Read More

2022 midterms: What to watch as 5 states hold primaries

Former President Donald Trump’s winning streak in U.S. Senate primaries is on the line Tuesday as voters in five states cast their ballots in midterm elections. → Read More

Pennsylvania Senate hopeful Lt. Gov. John Fetterman recovering from stroke (Video)

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, the leading Democrat in the state’s high-profile Senate contest, suffered a stroke just days before the primary election but was on his way to a “full recovery… → Read More

GOP fears far-right candidate Doug Mastriano will be PA governor nominee

Doug Mastriano, 58, a state senator since 2019 and a retired U.S. Army colonel, is running to the right of the nine-person Republican field and against the party’s establishment in a state still ro… → Read More

Attacks dominate Pennsylvania’s Senate GOP primary debate

What could be the final primary debate between Republicans running for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat devolved into a string of attacks over China, abortion and more as the candidates stretch… → Read More

4 Republicans claw for an edge in live TV Pennsylvania governor’s debate

Leading candidates for the Republican nomination for Pennsylvania’s open governor’s office made big promises in Wednesday night’s debate about how they’ll ramp up the economy and spend state dollar… → Read More

Pennsylvania court blocks governor’s carbon emissions plan

A Pennsylvania court on Tuesday blocked the centerpiece of Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to fight climate change, the latest challenge to the Democrat’s effort to make Pennsylvania the first maj… → Read More

Poorer cities, growing suburbs get most out of Wolf’s schools plan – Reading Eagle

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf hit the road Wednesday to begin selling his proposal for what would be the largest-ever increase in aid for Pennsylvania’s public schools, several t… → Read More

Wolf’s final budget, like his first, features public schools

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf’s eighth and final budget proposal unveiled Tuesday would push state spending past $43 billion for the first time, with the Democratic governor aski… → Read More

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro sets campaign cash record to start election year

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Democratic Party’s endorsed candidate for governor of Pennsylvania, state Attorney General Josh Shapiro, headed into 2021 with $13.4 million in his campaign a… → Read More

Court throws Pennsylvania’s mail-in voting law into doubt

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A court declared Friday that Pennsylvania’s expansive 2-year-old mail-in voting law violates the state constitution, agreeing with challenges by Republicans who s… → Read More