The 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.
Former state representative Sam Rohrer is president of the American Pastors Network and the Pennsylvania Pastors Network, both based in Elverson, Pa.
Five cases are currently pending in courts across Pennsylvania, including one brought by Cara Palladino and Isabelle Barker, who were legally married in another state.
That means the law requiring voters to show ID cards is dead unless the Pennsylvania Supreme Court steps in.
Christine 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.
The 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 Governor Tom Corbett accepted the Republican State Committee’s endorsement on Saturday for a second four-year term.
The 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.
The 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.
Judge 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.
The Corbett administration is dismissing complaints about the latest version of TV ads about the state’s voter ID law.
The Corbett administration has hired former state Supreme Court justice William Lamb to handle the federal litigation over same sex marriage in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania officials are asking a court to stop Montgomery County from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources secretary resigned at the governor’s request Thursday, but the reason was not immediately disclosed.
A coalition of groups opposed to mass incarceration has announced plans to hike from Philadelphia to Harrisburg and call on the legislature to stop building new prisons.