The state House Liquor Control Committee advanced a liquor privatization bill Monday, setting up a likely vote by the full House later this week.
Some Philadelphia members are up in arms about a bill passed by the state House that they say would create conditions for more problems at the Philadelphia Housing Authority.
The state House has passed a bill that would regulate so-called “payday” loans over the objections of members who say the legislation will make the problem worse.
Pennsylvania lawmakers have bickered for years over distracted driving legislation. Now, police profiling has emerged as an issue in the ongoing debate.
A recent study shows that bans on texting and hand-held cell phone use while driving don’t reduce the risk of crashes, because many people just ignore the law.