Pa. Invests in Mobile Forensics Labs“Rather than waiting for the evidence that we need to make an arrest of a child predator, we can now make that arrest within three to four hours,” said state attorney general Kathlee Kane.
Pa. Lawmaker Plans Legislative Hearing Into Friday's Massive Turnpike PileupSome have questioned why Pennsylvania Turnpike authorities lifted speed restrictions on the morning of the chain-reaction series of crashes.
Pa. Lawmakers Press for Obamacare Exemption for Vol. Fire DepartmentsThe IRS has still not clarified its position on whether volunteer fire companies would be required to provide health insurance for their firefighters under the mandate. But US senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) doesn’t want to wait for that decision.
Pa. Senate Approves $1.8B Transportation Funding MeasureThe state senate approved a plan that would lift a cap on wholesale gasoline taxes and would increase vehicle fees and fines for moving violation.
Pa. Senate Committee Approves Transportation Funding Beyond Corbett's RequestThe measure approved by the committee would, among other things, lift a cap on wholesale gasoline prices at a faster rate than the governor has proposed.
PA Senate Passes Bill Making For Tougher Arson Laws A bill that would strengthen Pennsylvania’s arson laws – spurred by a string of arson fires that plagued Coatesville several years ago – has cleared the Pennsylvania Senate.
Without Corbett's Endorsement, John Rafferty Ends Run For Attorney GeneralRepublican State Senator John Rafferty has suspended his campaign for attorney general after Governor Corbett endorsed his only opponent for the GOP nomination, Cumberland County DA David Freed.
State Sen. John Rafferty Declares Run For Pa. Attorney General PostAt an event in Harrisburg, Republican state senator John Rafferty not only announced his candidacy for attorney general but also picked up the endorsement of the state lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police.
Suburban State Senator Plans New Effort To Reform DRPAJohn Rafferty (R-44) says he will try to get the ball rolling in June on legislation to reform the Delaware River Port Authority.
Pa. Senate Passes Bill Aimed At Saving The Lives Of Underage DrinkersThe Pennsylvania Senate has passed and sent to the House a bill designed to save the lives of minors involved in excess drinking.
Pa. Lawmakers Take New Look at Local Police Radar