The bill passed by the state senate would make it felony to accept cash gifts over $250. Under $250, it would be a misdemeanor.
The failure of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s agenda in the final weeks of the legislature’s spring session is another setback for a governor heading toward an election year with abysmal poll numbers.
If kids don’t feel safe, they’re not going to learn. But now the victims of assaults in Philadelphia schools have someone going to bat for them.
Mayor Nutter says he’ll work with new leadership in the Pennsylvania House to preserve the flow of cash now that State Rep. Dwight Evans of Oak Lane has lost his leadership post in the vital House Appropriations Committee.
After a preliminary hearing today, a district judge has ruled that there is enough evidence to try a former Pennsylvania state lawmaker, who is also a former Rendell cabinet secretary, on corruption charges.
by KYW’s Tony Romeo Governor Rendell says a dispute that is preventing him from signing the newly passed state budget is “serious,” but he also says he’s hopeful that the dispute will be resolved. And […]
by KYW’s Tony Romeo Governor Rendell says he won’t likely sign Pennsylvania’s new budget until Tuesday — if at all.
by KYW’s Tony Romeo A rare occurrence for Governor Rendell, in his final year in office: a completed Pennsylvania budget on the way to his desk before the stroke of midnight on June 30th, the end of […]
by KYW’s Tony Romeo The Pennsylvania Senate this afternoon passed a new state budget. It’ll now be up to the House to act if there’s to be a budget on the governor’s desk by the […]
by KYW’s Tony Romeo The chairman of the Pennsylvania House Transportation Committee says he will ask the House to reject a watered-down teen driving bill and set up a conference committee to find a compromise […]
by KYW’s Michelle Durham There’s a bill in the Pennsylvania State Senate that would presume a fire fighter (current or retired), if later diagnosed with cancer, that they were exposed to elements on the job […]