There’ll be a new Assembly speaker come January, as Newark’s Sheila Oliver makes way for Vince Prieto, a fellow Democrat from Secaucus.
A spokesman for the state House majority leader says it now appears that a vote on a transportation funding bill will be postponed again and could be postponed for good.
Most Americans blame congressional Republicans for the partial government shutdown, likening their behavior to that of “spoiled children,” says a new CNN poll.
New Jersey Democrats trying to keep the ball rolling for same-sex marriage are pushing the issue on two fronts: the NJ Supreme Court and the Statehouse.
A newly released national poll suggests that not only are Americans dissatisfied with Congress, but they also seem resigned to the idea that little can be done to change things in Washington.
Six months after saying he wanted to do a better job of winning the votes of Democrats for his agenda, PA Governor Tom Corbett is still pushing an agenda that Democrats largely oppose while relying on the Legislature’s Republican majorities.
During a visit Friday to a Republican stronghold for one of his regular town hall meetings, the governor went out of his way to put some distance between himself and the Democratic president.
The Senate and Assembly’s budget committees advanced the budget bill Thursday.
The Gallup poll was conducted from June 1-4 and assessed the image of five Republicans who could run for President in the next election.
In Tuesday’s Pennsylvania primary, most of the action will be in Democrat-controlled cities: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Scranton and Harrisburg.
While Senator Bob Casey is just the latest politician to declare his support for same sex marriage, there’s added significance given Casey’s reputation as a social conservative and devout Catholic.
Chris completes his three day trip to Phillies Spring Training. He talks to General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. and former Pitcher, Dickie Noles. He also discusses the Republican budget propsal and how Medicare would be affected and a woman who was arrested for protesting a tax re-assessment.
Chris broadcasts from Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida at Phillies Spring Training. He talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuea, 2B Chase Utley and President Dave Montgomery. He also speaks with Dick Yuengling from the Yuengling Brewery and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine..
One thing is certain: when the President talks, the Democrats will cheer, the Republicans will be polite. It’s how many times that both sides applaud that will tell you if real compromise is possible.
Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver said Friday they’ll introduce a bill that will spell out the exact responsibilities of the monitors.