About 50-people boarded the bus at the United Way on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to head to the state capitol, where they will hold a rally and meet with 20-legislators to push for the budget to be passed.
Democratic Governor Tom Wolf and Republican legislative leaders say talks Tuesday on Pennsylvania’s three week-old budget stalemate were productive, but there were no breakthroughs reported.
While the participants put on a brave face, there was little indication of progress after Monday’s budget talks.
Family friendly guide to the “Sweetest Place on Earth,” Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania will start the new budget year without a spending plan. For the first time in decades, the governor will veto the entire budget sent to his desk.
The bill, passed by the Senate and sent to the governor Monday, would make cyber harassment of children a punishable offense.
Under the law, gun owners no longer had to show they were harmed by an ordinance to challenge it, and it let “membership organizations” like the NRA sue on behalf of any Pennsylvania member. It also allowed them to recover damages if they are successful.
The child, who wasn’t named by police, was initially taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon and then later transferred to Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia.
The state House has sent the Senate a bill designed to ease some background check requirements for people who work with children in Pennsylvania.
He was the state’s top law enforcement officer – Attorney General. He was touted as the next governor.
A coalition called ‘The Keystone Alliance Stop Utility Imposters’ says incidents involving criminals posing as utility workers is increasing in general, and tends to spike in warm weather months.
On Monday, when House Democrats tried to get a vote on Governor Wolf’s spending proposal, Republican leaders brought up Wolf’s tax proposal for a vote instead and that proposal was shot down unanimously.
Governor Wolf’s ambitious budget proposals include raising state income and sales taxes while reducing school property taxes, imposing a severance tax on natural gas extraction, and increasing school funding.
The Pennsylvania State Police is sending 300 troopers and other personnel to help authorities in Baltimore as they try to maintain peace and prevent a repeat of looting and arson that erupted earlier this week.
Pennsylvania state senators are advancing a bill to expand penalties for people who falsely represent their military record for their personal benefit.