William Dando, the legislative director for AFSCME District Council 13, says the Corbett administration is negotiating with his union on the issues of should a private manager be hired and the future of Lottery employees.
The stage is now set for a final vote on major new funding for roads, bridges and mass transit after the state Senate approved a bill yesterday.
City Council plans to extend a deadline for one of the programs that will give homeowners relief next year in the wake of Philadelphia’s new property assessments.
Democratic state Senator Daylin Leach – who’s also running for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 13th district – has long been a champion of legalizing marijuana. But this time, he says he’s picked up a Republican Senator who will co-sponsor his legislation to legalize marijuana for medical purposes.
Corbett’s poll numbers have slid from bad to worse, and his campaign kickoff follows a tough summer.
The speaker of the state house says he’s not dismissing a move by a Republican member to begin impeachment proceedings against Attorney General Kathleen Kane for her decision not to defend Pennsylvania’s marriage law in court.
The speaker of the state house now says a vote on legislation to raise new funds for roads, bridges and mass transit won’t happen until next month at the earliest.
The new system is based on the last digit of your social security number.
The week ahead will be critical for a bill that generates new funds for roads, bridges and mass transit to win approval during the current legislative session.
Governor Corbett is expected to sign a bill that will speed up enrollment for many children who qualify for “CHIP” — the Pennsylvania Children’s Health Insurance Program.
Chris continues his coverage on the negotiations to end the government shutdown, the special Senate election in New Jersey and reveals that Rush Limbaugh is returning to Talk Radio 1210.
A new wrinkle has emerged as negotiations continue over a bill to generate new funding for roads, bridges and mass transit in Pennsylvania, a bill slated for a state House vote next week.
The Pennsylvania House has passed and sent to the Senate a bill that would give local school districts the option of increasing other taxes for the purpose of lowering property taxes.
Despite his opposition to it, the majority leader says he still expects the Pennsylvania House to vote later this month on legislation to raise new funds for roads, bridges and mass transit. Meanwhile, a vote has been delayed at the request of the governor.
The NCAA says a lawsuit against it by the family of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and others is fatally flawed and should be thrown out.