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.