The State Transportation Commission has approved an update to Pennsylvania’s 12-year plan for projects that reflects a major increase in funding approved by state lawmakers last year.
New Jersey lawmakers agreed to let voters decide on a key part of an overhaul of the state’s bail system to keep suspects deemed dangerous behind bars while letting out more of those charged with lesser offenses even if they cannot afford bail.
New Jersey lawmakers are moving slower than they planned as they investigate the politically engineered traffic jams near the George Washington Bridge last year.
Deceptive advertisements that promise to help you lose weight are everywhere and some lawmakers in Washington D.C. are tired of it
A New Jersey legislative committee is using a hearing to chide Gov. Chris Christie for not producing quarterly reports on monitoring of Superstorm Sandy rebuilding projects.
A Minnesota lawmaker apologized Monday for his tweet about NBA players, which was seen by some as racist.
A new long-term lease between SEPTA and the city for properties like the Broad Street Subway and the Suburban Station concourse gained initial approval this past week in City Council, but some lawmakers are unhappy with parts of the deal involving advertising revenue.
Pennsylvania state lawmakers, judges and top executive branch officials, including Gov. Tom Corbett, will see a few hundred dollars more in salary in 2014, unless they decline it.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wants lawmakers to come together to resolve their political gridlock. And he’s giving away free coffee to customers who set an example how to do it.
Now that medical marijuana is legal in New Jersey, lawmakers are considering some new issues related to the measure.
It promises to be an emotional hearing when New Jersey lawmakers hear testimony on a bill that would ban “conversion therapy,” a widely derided practice intended to make gay people straight.
Pennsylvania legislators pocket millions of dollars of your money in expenses above and beyond their salaries, and they don’t even need receipts. For one Philadelphia lawmaker, it was like getting a 50 percent raise. How is this possible? The I-Team went to Harrisburg to find out.
New Jersey lawmakers are set to consider decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.
A New Jersey lawmaker wants parents who home-school their children to submit portfolios of student work and proof of annual medical examinations.
A survey by the Chronicle of Higher Education shows that many state representatives provide no record of college.