Sid Michaels Kavulich

Sid Michaels Kavulich

State Representative Sid Michaels Kavulich (D-114th) passed away yesterday, leaving his constituents to mourn the loss of a guy who was genuinely dedicated to the notion of conscientious public service without self-enrichment. This alone made him a rare animal in...
Protection from legislative abuse

Protection from legislative abuse

State Rep. Kevin Haggerty’s strange political career comes to an end this year, as he isn’t seeking reelection. His parting shot — a bill requiring people seeking protection-from-abuse orders be tested for drugs and alcohol — should have many...
Reformicide

Reformicide

There’s no quicker way to kill off meaningful good-government reform than subjecting them to¬†Pennsylvania’s fatuous and famously corrupt legislature.
Feeling insecure

Feeling insecure

Our state legislature, tasked with drawing congressional districts, seemingly exists only to advance the political desires of the Republican majority that has it in a stranglehold. The most recent case in point: the abortive efforts to bring congressional...