Pennsylvania Congressional District Map Is Ruled Unconstitutional

The state Supreme Court’s order on Monday joins a string of court decisions that have struck down political maps for unduly favoring one political party. The court ordered that a new map be submitted to it by Feb. 15.

Is Partisan Gerrymandering Legal? Why the Courts Are Divided.

Diverging decisions this week by federal judges in North Carolina and Pennsylvania are certain to draw the Supreme Court’s interest as it mulls whether to curtail partisan gerrymandering.

Feature: Can an Algorithm Tell When Kids Are in Danger?

Child protective agencies are haunted when they fail to save kids. Pittsburgh officials believe a new data analysis program is helping them make better judgment calls.

Judge Says Pennsylvania Election Districts Give Republicans an Edge, But Are Not Illegal

The high-profile gerrymandering case, which could have important consequences for the 2018 midterm elections, will head to the state’s Supreme Court.

Conservative Pennsylvania Congressman Resigns Amid Abortion Scandal

Representative Tim Murphy said he would step down this month, after a backlash over reports that he encouraged his lover to consider terminating a pregnancy.