Pennsylvania’s state capitol isn’t just for politics. There’s some fun and a fine seafood lunch to be had.
Governor-elect Tom Wolf stopped by to help volunteers as part of a King Day of Service event at the Downey School, in Harrisburg.
Within the next month the judicial conduct board will review McCaffery’s allegations as they determine whether or not to file formal misconduct charges against him.
A bill that would create a regulatory structure for ride-share services (such as Uber and Lyft) was scheduled for a state House committee vote today but was pulled from the agenda.
Lots of new dining spots are coming to the Philadelphia area.
The point, organizers say, is that if dozens of people can take time from their lives to go to Harrisburg, lawmakers can come back into session and take action on the $2-a-pack cigarette tax.
A Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission spokesman says this will be the first time in a couple of years that the toll hike will apply evenly to cash and E-Z Pass customers.
Amtrak said its “Keystone” service would not resume until Thursday at the earliest.
Republican Gov. Tom Corbett is lauding the turnaround of Pennsylvania’s economy during the four years he was in office.
Rick Bloomingdale, president of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, addressed hundreds of union supporters at a capitol rally in opposition to the legislation.
Judge Todd Hoover shut down the hearing after a few minutes, hearing no witnesses, instead entering into the record documents pertaining to former Penn State chief counsel Cynthia Baldwin.
Federal judge John E. Jones III has dismissed motions by the state secretaries of health and revenue, and the Bucks County register of wills.
The state senate approved a plan that would lift a cap on wholesale gasoline taxes and would increase vehicle fees and fines for moving violation.
The mayor and superintendent William Hite rallied outside the statehouse before heading inside to lobby individual legislators, seeking $120 million in extra state money and legislative approval for the city to raise its liquor and cigarette taxes.
Thursday night’s passage of a so-called “doomsday” budget for Philadelphia schools isn’t likely to shake loose more money from the Republican-controlled state legislature in Harrisburg.