While many in the LGBT community are celebrating the US Supreme Court’s decision today legalizing same-sex marriage, one advocacy group in Pennsylvania says the fight for gay rights isn’t over.
Pennsylvania lawmakers are expected to be in session through the weekend as talks about a new state budget – due Tuesday – appear to be dead in the water.
Under current law in the Commonwealth, out-of-state retailers have only been allowed to send wine to Liquor Control Board stores for consumers to pick up.
The clock is running on the phone surcharge law. It was set to expire next week unless renewed by the legislature.
About 137, 000 people are still without power following Tuesday night’s powerful storms.
Officials are offering assistance at a number of locations on both sides of the Delaware River, including one in Clayton, Gloucester County.
“This bill’s not going to come back,” state senator Daylin Leach (D-Mont./Del.) said after Commonwealth Court overturned the law. “The (current) governor will never sign a bill like this.”
The 6-3 decision is a relief to a some 300,000 Pennsylvanians who faced losing their coverage if the high court’s ruling had gone the other way.
Persistent power outages continue to make life difficult for more than 200,000 people around the Delaware Valley and South Jersey.
The state Senate has voted unanimously to send the House a bill that would eliminate the parental rights of offenders in cases where a child is conceived by rape.
A new poll shows Caitlyn Jenner’s recent transition from male to female, and the impossible-to-escape publicity surrounding it, wasn’t a watershed moment.
It’s been an up and down week for budget negotiations in the state capitol and Wednesday the situation took another downturn.
A new report says that wage theft impacts 400,000 Pennsylvania workers a year and costs them at least $19 million.
With tens of thousands of power outages, dozens of major road closures, and other related headaches, Delaware County Council chairman Mario Civera (at lectern in photo) says they reached out to Governor Wolf for assistance.
PECO warns that all power may not be restored until Friday, especially in the hardest hit areas.
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Images from the 2015 Philadelphia Home Show held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Looking up at the glazed tilework depicting various modes of historic transportation, including Christopher Columbus’ sailing ship, the “Santa Maria.”