The state Senate has sent the House a fast-tracked bill to overhaul the pension system for school and state employees in Pennsylvania.
Wolf says his natural gas drilling tax plan could raise $1 billion, most of which would go to education.
In the case of Open Records, the Wolf administration claims the director serves at the pleasure of the governor; Senate Republicans say the law was written otherwise.
Rich Zeoli talked with State Senator Jake Corman on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the settlement reached between the NCAA and Penn State that alleviated some of the sanctions against the school and restored the wins taken away from football coach Joe Paterno.
Rich analyzed the agreement by the NCAA and Penn State to restore wins taken away from Joe Paterno in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky affair, flights be scheduled to Cuba, and singer Rick Springfield’s emotional testimony at trial. He also talked to Pennsylvania State Senator Jake Corman about the agreement between Penn State and the NCAA, and Darpana Sheth from the Institute of Justice about civil asset forfeiture.
Commonwealth Court Judge Anne Covey ruled Friday the lawsuit by state Sen. Jake Corman and state Treasurer Rob McCord can proceed.
A key state Senator says he’s giving up on the prospect that small games of chance in Pennsylvania taverns will generate projected revenue.
A so-called “maverick” Republican made history with his win in a special election for a York County seat this past week.
Early returns suggest the new law allowing for limited small games of chance in Pennsylvania taverns is a bust. And it could blow a hole in Governor Corbett’s proposed budget.
Corbett says funding for the state-related universities -– Temple, Pitt, Lincoln, and Penn State -– as well as the 14 state-owned universities will remain the same in his budget proposal.
A senator proposed a law that would keep Penn State’s $60 million NCAA fine within Pennsylvania.
“If the Penn State football program were to receive the death penalty, I mean, most people just look at it from a football perspective. But from a community perspective, it would be devastating.”