Marley Parish

Marley Parish

A Pennsylvania native, Marley Parish covers the Senate for the Capital-Star. She previously reported on government, education and community issues for the Centre Daily Times and has a background in writing, editing and design. A graduate of Allegheny College, Marley served as editor of the campus newspaper, where she also covered everything from student government to college sports.

Funding the 500: A landmark school funding case put K-12 spending on trial

By: - June 21, 2023

Jennifer Hoff had just moved into a house in Delaware County. It was 1997. Eight months pregnant with twins, she was standing in her front yard, looking at her new home, when a neighbor — now a friend — welcomed her to Lansdowne. “They did a bad job replacing your windows. And by the way, […]

Sounding the alarm on extremism, Biden says ‘MAGA Republicans’ pose threat to democracy

By: - September 2, 2022

President Joe Biden on Thursday issued a warning against what he described as “MAGA Republicans” and extremist threats to the nation, reminding Americans that democracy is not guaranteed. “We have to defend it. Protect it. Stand up for it. Each and every one of us,” Biden said in his remarks, delivered outside Philadelphia’s Independence Hall. […]

Bipartisan coalition discuss accountability in the 2022 political cycle, tracking election deniers

By: - February 5, 2022

For the last year, election officials at every level of government nationwide have felt like it’s “Groundhog Day,” with some people still fixated on the 2020 election and bringing it into current political campaigns. But with the 2022 political cycle underway, a bipartisan coalition of current and former state and local leaders from across the […]