A Blow To PA Conservationists On Public Land DrillingThe Pennsylvania Environmental Defense Foundation (PEDF) sued to halt any additional leases in state parks and forests, and to make sure proceeds from current leases were put into mitigating the impacts of drilling.
Corbett Administration Acknowledges Wolf Will Inherit Big Budget ProblemThe Corbett administration has acknowledged that it's leaving behind a dire state budget situation for Governor-Elect Tom Wolf.
Response To Corbett's Modified Medicaid Expansion Overhaul is MixedThe plan approved yesterday by the federal government stripped out many of the Corbett administration's proposals, creating what state senator Vincent Hughes (D-Phila.) says looks "90 percent" like a straight Medicaid expansion.
Pastors' Group Thinks Gov. Corbett Should Appeal Same-Sex Marriage RulingFormer state representative Sam Rohrer is president of the American Pastors Network and the Pennsylvania Pastors Network, both based in Elverson, Pa.
Battle Over Pa. Gay Marriage Law Is Joined in US Court in PhiladelphiaFive cases are currently pending in courts across Pennsylvania, including one brought by Cara Palladino and Isabelle Barker, who were legally married in another state.
Pa. Commonwealth Court Affirms Its Decision Overturning Voter ID LawThat means the law requiring voters to show ID cards is dead unless the Pennsylvania Supreme Court steps in.
Accusing Gov. Corbett of Stonewalling, Medical Marijuana Proponents Threaten Sit-InChristine Brann, of Hershey, Pa. (at microphone in photo), is the mother of a young son with a severe form of epilepsy. She believes medical marijuana is the only course of treatment left to her son.
Pa. To Lose $60M In Tobacco Settlement MoneyThe attorney general’s office says a decision by a judge in Philadelphia means Pennsylvania will lose some tobacco settlement money, but not nearly as much as it might have.
Pennsylvania Republican Leaders Endorse Corbett For Re-ElectionPennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett accepted the Republican State Committee's endorsement on Saturday for a second four-year term.
Pa. Lottery Asking For Approval To Roll Out Keno Terminals StatewideThe state revenue secretary says the Pennsylvania Lottery could begin rolling out a keno game by the end of this year if a consensus can be reached.
2013 IN REVIEW: Same-Sex Marriage In PennsylvaniaThe Register of Wills in Montgomery County stirred the pot this summer when he began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. That brought about a lawsuit from the Corbett Administration calling for that practice to end.
Federal Trial on Pa. Same-Sex Marriage Law Set For June 2014Judge John Jones III has said that the legal system’s view of sex and sexual identity cases has undergone a “sea change” over the past four decades.