Top Pa. Lawmaker Says Penn State Should Bar Payment to Vietnam-Era Activist, Later a Professor of Education
Pennsylvania state senate president Joseph Scarnati has sent a letter to Penn State president Eric Barron, “basically objecting to the fact that they’re having a known domestic terrorist being sponsored by taxpayer dollars speaking at Penn State.”
Raising the speed limit in Pennsylvania is not a new idea. But the support of a leader like Republican state senator Joe Scarnati, the president pro tempore of the state senate, could be a game changer.
A state senate committee has advanced legislation aimed at nullifying the federal health care insurance mandate in Pennsylvania.
The state legislature continues to move closer to enacting a bill that would regulate natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania.
The transportation funding commission voted on its recommendations last month and now the ball is in Governor Corbett’s court.
A Pennsylvania state senate committee has advanced a bill that would impose “impact fees” on natural gas drilling in the state, but some state lawmakers are expressing reservations.
The state House has passed its version of a bill to levy a tax on Pennsylvania’s natural gas drilling industry. But the bill now goes to the Senate, where it faces major changes.