A bill dubbed Pennsylvania’s version of the “Dream Act” is being introduced in the state legislature.
A published report says Gov. Corbett and his wife accepted $11,000 in gifts in 2010 — the year he was elected — and 2011, his first year in office, from business executives, lobbyists, and lobbying firms.
This is the second time that a British company has extended its bid to operate the Pennsyvlania Lottery since Pa. attorney general Kathleen Kane determined that the contract would violate the Pennsylvania constitution.
Pennsylvania voters will not be required to show photo identification in the May 21 primary election under an agreement signed Thursday by both sides in a pending lawsuit.
Corbett says funding for the state-related universities -– Temple, Pitt, Lincoln, and Penn State -– as well as the 14 state-owned universities will remain the same in his budget proposal.
After a week of protests and boycotts by vendors and participants (another related story), Reed Exhibitions says on the show’s web site that it has, for the time being, decided to postpone the show’s run, originally scheduled to start February 2nd.
Hundreds of activists on both sides of the gun control issue staged rallies on Wednesday at Pennsylvania’s capitol.
The British firm that runs a huge outdoor show in Harrisburg, Pa. has drawn the ire of sportsmen for its decision to ban the display and sale of certain weapons at this year’s upcoming show.
“The electors of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania have cast 20 votes for the Honorable Barack Obama…”
Despite a Republican governor and GOP majorities in the legislature, it does not appear a battle over “right-to-work” legislation will be coming to Pennsylvania anytime soon.
Governor Tom Corbett downplays polls that suggest his popularity with voters is lagging.
The Pennsylvania Task Force on Child Protection announced Tuesday its recommendations, which include rewriting the Child Protective Services Law.
PEMA is urging Pennsylvania residents to take the weekend to prepare for at least three days in their homes without power or outside assistance.
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.
At the end of the message, callers are told that it’s a joke purportedly associated with a humor web site and they are encouraged to pull the same prank on others.