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.
Advocates for new state transportation funding are expressing confidence that a proposal passed by the state senate to raise $2.5-billion a year can win approval in the house this fall.
A new panel created by Governor Tom Corbett to prepare for proposed military base reductions or closings held its first public meeting this week.
Governor Corbett is getting hit from both sides after unveiling his proposal to expand access to health care using federal Medicaid dollars.
“I think it’s very clear from the ethics act that she is not allowed to have a family member working under her,” Republican Daryl Metcalfe said.
The Corbett administration is suing to stop the issuance marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Ted Erickson of Delaware County is the third incumbent Republican in the state Senate to announce that he won’t seek re-election next year.
By Tony Romeo HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) – Pennsylvania’s highest court is leaving it up to judges to resolve disputes over access to public records under the state’s Right to Know Law. Pennsylvania’s Right to Know […]
A state judge has barred enforcement of Pennsylvania’s strict voter-identification law in the Nov. 5 general election.
A former eight-term state lawmaker from Lancaster County is Gov. Tom Corbett’s new legislative affairs secretary.
Gov. Tom Corbett’s longtime spokesman, Kevin Harley, is taking a new job outside of state government.
The conservative majority of the House GOP caucus has proven that it can win elections and get results in the Pennsylvania state Capitol.
A memorial service is scheduled for William Warren Scranton on Aug. 14 in the northeastern Pennsylvania city named after his family.