The state House has passed and sent to the Senate a pair of bills that would ease the impact of Mayor Michael Nutter’s initiative to overhaul property taxes in Philadelphia.
The state House will tackle liquor privatization this week, and it starts with a committee vote on a bill expected to take place today.
Pennsylvania’s controversial new voter ID law snagged national headlines for months this year, sparking protests and a major legal battle that reached the state Supreme Court.
On a radio show in Pittsburgh, the sponsor of the bill — Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler County, left) — savaged the ruling.
The ACLU challenge to Pennsylvania’s voter ID law continues Monday in its fourth day of testimony, with even more state officials heading to the hot seat.
Republican Pennsylvania State Representative Mike Turzai gives away true intent of Republicans’ new voter ID laws.
House Majority Leader Mike Turzai, an Allegheny County Republican, says the final version of the budget – negotiated by legislative leaders and the governor — is not very different from the version okayed by the Senate a few weeks ago.
Democrats in the Pennsylvania legislature are pouncing on comments by the House Republican leader about the newly enacted, controversial voter ID law.
Chris discusses Mitt Romney’s hastily inclusion of Marco Rubio in the Vice-Presidential Sweepstakes. He talks to Kevin Cirilli about the Jerry Sandusky Trial and Tom McGrath about corruption of the PA Liquor Control Board, Phillies Play-by-Play Announcer Scott Franzke about the Phillies ending their losing streak last night, and to Matt Kibbe, President and CEO of Freedom Works, about his new book, Hostile Takeover
The Pennsylvania House majority leader now says efforts to pass legislation that would privatize the sale of wine and liquor in the Commonwealth is on hold until at least the fall.
The state House has recessed for the week without a much-anticipated vote on privatizing the sale of wine and liquor in Pennsylvania.
State House debate on legislation to privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania did not resume as anticipated on Tuesday, but a spokesman for the House majority leader insisted it’s not due to a lack of votes for the proposal.
Chris discusses Mitt Romney’s chances of winning Pennsylvania and Philadelphia leading the nation in bed bug infestation. He talks to Jay Wiederhold, of the Pennsylvania Beer Alliance, and State Representative Mike Turzai about the efforts to privatize liquor and beer sales, to Kevin Williams about a special showing of his film, Fear of a Black Republican, and to Kevin Cirilli, of the Philly Post, who is covering the Jerry Sandusky Trial.
Governor Corbett is expected to sign a bill that would reform Pennsylvania’s unemployment compensation system, to erase a multi-billion dollar debt and control costs
The ball is now in the House’s court after the state Senate this past week passed a budget that spends considerably more than what Governor Corbett has proposed.