Phila State Senator, Advocates Clash At Beverage Tax HearingA State Senate committee hearing featured a sparring match between a senator from Philadelphia who insists he does not want to overturn the city’s sweetened beverage tax and an activist who suspects lawmakers may have other ideas.
Liquor Control Board Votes To Begin Borrowing EffortsThe Liquor Control Board voted Friday to retain advisers to help implement the governor’s plan to borrow more than a billion dollars against future earnings.
Survey: Two-Thirds Of PA School Districts, Municipalities Without Cybersecurity ProfessionalAuditor General Eugene DePasquale said Thursday that the state must do a better job helping its school districts and municipalities protect their data.
Trump Returns To Harrisburg To Push For Tax ReformPresident Trump marked his first 100 days with a Harrisburg rally in April, and now he’ll be back with a smaller event to push for his tax reform proposals.
Pa. Supreme Court Opens Door To Review Of School FundingThe state Supreme Court has issued what the plaintiffs call a landmark ruling in a case that challenges the way Pennsylvania schools are funded.
PA House Vote On GOP Revenue Plan Expected TuesdayThe state House is expected to vote Tuesday on a controversial plan to balance the already enacted state budget without major tax hikes or borrowing.
Analysis: Key State Senator Shocked, Shocked That There Is Illegal Gaming In PA TavernsA key state Senator has taken a curious tack in the debate over allowing so-called VGT’s in liquor licensed establishments.
CLS Attorney Raises Concerns On Possible Natural Gas TaxThe State Senate has approved legislation that would impose a tax on natural gas drillers. But residential customers would also be tapped to help pay for Pennsylvania’s new budget.
PA Budget Passed; Revenue Deal Still ElusiveAs expected, on Friday, the last day of the fiscal year, state lawmakers sent Governor Wolf a compromise budget, without a plan to pay for the spending.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | June 20Chris talks about today's Special Election in Georgia's 6th Congressional District, a Supreme Court decision denying trademark protection of terms that denigrate the living or deceased, the U2 concert in Philadelphia Sunday, and freedom of speech on the radio. Chris talks to Bruce Bond, former radio talk show host for WTPA in Harrisburg about his recent departure in light of Trump discussion on air.
PA House Approves Bill To Sell State's Liquor Wholesale SystemHouse Republicans on Tuesday pushed ahead a set of changes to how alcohol is sold in the state, moving to privatize wholesale wine and spirits sales and expand the retail outlets where booze is available.
PA Nurse Practitioners Renew Push For Full Practice AuthorityNurse practitioners descended on the state Capitol today to renew their push for legislation that would give them full authority to practice medicine.