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Pa. State Senate

(Pa. state senator LeAnna Washington, accompanied by her son, arrives at a district justice office in Abington to face theft and related charges.  File photo by KYW's Brad Segall)

Pa. State Senator LeAnna Washington Charged With Illegal Use of Staff

The state attorney general’s office says that state senator LeAnna Washington, a Democrat who represents portions of Philadelphia and Montgomery counties, has been charged with theft and conflict of interest.

03/12/2014

(The state capitol in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Liquor Privatization, Medicaid Expansion Advance In PA Senate

The House back in March passed a liquor privatization bill and now the concept has cleared a major hurdle in the Senate, in the form of an amendment to the House bill passed early Saturday morning.

06/29/2013

(The dome of the Pennsylvania state capitol, in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Guns No Longer Allowed For Pa. House Security Guards

The security guards for the Pennsylvania state Senate in Harrisburg do not carry firearms, and the House security guards didn’t either, until a few years ago.

09/10/2012