Arkoosh to lead Shapiro's sprawling human services agency

Dr. Val Arkoosh, an anesthesiologist who led Pennsylvania’s third-most populous county through the pandemic, will be nominated to lead the sprawling Department of Human Services under the incoming Democratic governor, Josh Shapiro.

On a new map, Pennsylvania elects most diverse assembly ever

When map drawers reimaged the boundaries of Pennsylvania's 2532 legislative districts, they did it with an eye on the state's growing racial and ethnic minorities. Now, Pennsylvania has what officials say is the most diverse incoming class of lawmakers in state history.