Governor Corbett and State Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi (R) are supporting a major change to the way Pennsylvania awards its electoral votes in presidential elections.
Pennsylvania continues to inch closer to a new state budget ahead of Thursday’s deadline. Lawmakers held a rare Sunday session as they attempt to wrap up work on the budget and other legislation.
One Senate bill is in response to the West Philadelphia abortion clinic horrors. Among its many provisions, that measure tightens policies regarding inspections, handling of complaints, and clinic reporting of “serious” events.
The Pennsylvania Senate this week passed and sent to the House a pair of bills intended to cut off benefits to illegal aliens in Pennsylvania.
Despite the fact that Republicans control the state legislature and the governor’s office, a noted Pennsylvania political analyst thinks an on-time budget is not a slam dunk this year.
State lawmakers will take a look at controversial legislation that would expand the right to use lethal force in self-defense.
Along with an effort to sell off state liquor stores, a new attempt to establish a school voucher program is shaping up as one of the big issues for Pennsylvania lawmakers in the year ahead.
Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court Chief Justice continues to wage the fight against appointing new judges to the state’s courts.
Governor Rendell is ripping state Senate Republicans, accusing them of stalling efforts to pass a tax on the state’s fledgling natural gas drilling industry.
Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell and Senate Republican leaders are at odds over how to reconfigure the budget now that Congress has approved more federal money for states.