Pa. Senate Appropriations Committee

Philadelphia’s Vincent Hughes, ranking Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Committee. (credit: Tony Romeo)

Three Key Priorities For PA Legislative Democrats In New Session

Minority Democrats in the Pennsylvania legislature say job creation, education and transportation funding will be their top priorities in the new session that begins in January.


(Pa. State Sen. Jake Corman.   Credit:  Tony Romeo)

Pa. Lawmaker Presses Governor On Transportation Funding

In an apparent effort to jump start the issue,Pennsylvania state senator Jake Corman is introducing legislation that would implement the recommendations of a panel appointed by Governor Corbett to study transportation funding.


(The Pennsylvania Senate Education Committee, on Tuesday.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Pennsylvania Senate Committee OKs School Vouchers Bill

A bill that would create a tuition voucher program in Pennsylvania has cleared its first legislative hurdle, passing the state Senate Education Committee.