State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan says Wednesday that they’re seeking donations of horses to be used for searches, crowd control, and patrol operations of remote areas.
Bills in the state legislature that are critical to Mayor Nutter’s initiatives were advanced by a state Senate committee yesterday but time is running out for action before lawmakers’ scheduled summer recess on Sunday.
In addition to busloads from five high schools in Philadelphia, groups are also going from Pittsburgh, Scranton and other towns across the state.
Earlier this week, Senate Republican leaders took the wraps off their version of a liquor bill, one that provides no formula for shutting down state stores and selling off the state’s wholesale liquor operations.
If Governor Corbett is going to get the pension reform he’s been seeking, it appears it will be in significantly watered-down form.
It may be a longshot, but KYW Newsradio has learned that talks are underway in an effort to shake loose some major federal dollars for Philadelphia schools.
The proposal from Bucks County Republican Chuck McIlhinney is different than the House version in major ways.
A service organization outing for fathers and sons to a Baltimore Orioles game didn’t stop Davie Jane Gilmour from joining her dad at the ballpark when she was a little girl.
A $28.3 billion state budget plan shaped by Republicans who control Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives is on its way to the Senate.
Mothers of children in the Philadlephia School District are heading to Harrisburg today, armed with thousands of letters from students in hopes of urging lawmakers to support additional funding for the city’s public schools.
Philadelphia’s school budget crisis is taking a toll on the arts.
McIlhinney says his bill will address issues like the sale of wine and beer in grocery stores, as well as the closure of state stores.
A spokeswoman says Governor Corbett will sign a bill that would prohibit coverage of most elective abortions from being offered by a federally-run health insurance exchange starting next year.
Governor Corbett is appealing to the public to put pressure on lawmakers to enact key items of his agenda before they recess for summer.
Philadelphia City Controller Alan Butkovitz was an early winner as ballots from the Pennsylvania primary election are being tallied.