House Majority Leader Mike Turzai
House Republican leaders Tuesday night thwarted an 11th hour effort by Philadelphia Democrats to get committee approval for a Philadelphia school funding proposal.
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.
House Majority Leader Mike Turzai has caused a stir with remarks about the controversial, recently-enacted voter photo ID law.
The state House majority leader is promising a historic vote this week on one of the most controversial issues of the past several decades: a proposal to have private business sell liquor in Pennsylvania.
The Virginia Senate this week approved a bill that will require women to get an ultrasound before having an abortion. But it appears that a similar bill in the Pennsylvania House won’t be getting a vote anytime soon.
Legislative leaders continue to predict that Pennsylvania will have an on-time budget for the first time in years, even though the deadline is just eleven days off now, with a lot of unknowns still in the mix.