Markell administration officials on Monday proposed an $8 million temporary financial bailout for Delaware’s three casinos, which claim they are struggling financially because of high taxes and increased competition from neighboring states.
Pennsylvania state lawmakers, the governor and other public officials are disclosing gifts, travel and other financial details in annual disclosure reports that were due Wednesday to the State Ethics Commission.
Minority Democrats in the Pennsylvania legislature say Governor Tom Corbett needs to be more open about his effort to privatize the management of the state Lottery.
Act 80, passed this year, eliminated the $150-million general assistance fund, which gave monthly cash grants of about $200 to more than 61,000 low-income and disabled Pennsylvanians.
A narrowly divided Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Wednesday invalidated a plan to redraw state House and Senate district lines, calling the redistricting approach “contrary to law” and throwing into disarray plans by candidates and parties for this year’s General Assembly races.