QAnon Conspiracy Theorist Congresswoman Lauren Boebert to headline Lehigh County Republican Fundraiser
This dangerous trend of indulging conspiracy theories will continue this weekend at the Lincoln Day fundraiser hosted by the Lehigh County Republican Committee in Allentown. Headline speakers for the breakfast include who’s who of super spreaders of the Big Lie leading up to the insurrection; Pennsylvania State Treasurer Stacy Garrity, Pennsylvania GOP Chair Lawrence Tabas and Colorado Congresswoman Lauren Boebert.More
Local County Committees Spent Thousands on Bus Trips to D.C. Leading Up to the January 6 Insurrection
A review of social media pages and campaign finance reports shine a light on the role local Republican committees played in spreading Donald Trump’s election lies that fomented the January 6th insurrection. The Adams County Council of...More
House and Senate leaders from the Democratic caucuses held a press conference on Wednesday to discuss the ongoing efforts by Republicans in Pennsylvania to suppress democracy and their role in the insurrection that took place on January 6. They...More
Republican legislators in Pennsylvania have been cited in a string of national articles connecting them to the insurrection on January 6. Legislators who played important roles in spreading lies and conspiracy theories about the 2020 election were...More
PA Senate Republican Caucus Spent $1.04 Million in Taxpayer Money on Voter Suppression, Election Denial Efforts
PA Spotlight has exclusively secured documents showing how much the Pennsylvania Senate Republican Caucus spent trying to overturn the 2020 election and suppress the vote. A right-to-know request turned over documents that show Pennsylvania Senate...More
Rep. Barb Gleim Demanded Cumberland County Defy COVID-19 Health Precautions; Cumberland County Officials Said No
In Lebanon County, we saw the extreme lengths Republicans in Harrisburg including Rep. Russ Diamond, Rep. Frank Ryan, Senator Dave Arnold and his Chief of Staff Greg Moreland undertook to unsafely force the county to ignore Governor Tom Wolf’s...More
There has been a lot of disinformation around the voting process intentionally caused by the Trump campaign and Republican allies in Harrisburg. While the Supreme Court and Governor Tom Wolf have taken steps to ensure that our election operates...More
PA Spotlight has uncovered that State Representatives Andrew Lewis in the 105th and Barb Gleim in the 199th, and State Senator John DiSanto in the 15th financially benefited from the Paycheck Protection Program. These three central Pennsylvania...More
It shouldn’t be a surprise former Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai cemented his legacy as a proxy for special interests by taking a lucrative job with the natural gas industry. The former Speaker spent years in Republican leadership failing...More
This spring’s legislative session was filled with a bunch of lows from Pennsylvania House Republicans and billionaire-funded allies. From the former Speaker of Pennsylvania touting herd immunity in children as a reason to reopen faster, to the head...More
Dark money groups connected to Betsy DeVos and former Commonwealth Foundation CEO Matt Brouillette are funding legislators who have thrown themselves at the forefront of the bigoted, far-right, astroturfed movements that sprang up during the...More
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, workers and labor unions have stepped up in unprecedented ways. They are winning new protections for essential and frontline workers, protecting their communities, and lifting up their co-workers in tragic...More
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2020 proved to be a disappointing year for anti-union activists and organizations, as anti-union bills were defeated in state after state across the country. #UnionStrong
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