PA Senate Returns Amid Renewed Optimism For Budget ResolutionThe House was already scheduled to be in but the Senate chamber was supposed to be dark this week.
'Fairness' Debated As Lawmakers Examine Proposed State Police 'Municipal Fee'Governor Wolf has proposed charging municipalities $25 per resident if they rely on state police instead of their own police.
Phila. FOP Head Says Pa. State Senate Seat May Be His Next GoalThe head of the Philadelphia chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police, John McNesby, says he's likely to run for the state senate. And a new court ruling could boost the size of his campaign warchest.
House Version of Pa. Budget to Incorporate Liquor Store Privatization In an apparent effort to light a fire under the feet of their counterparts in the state senate, a committee in the Pennsylvania House has advanced a new state budget partially funded by revenues from the sale of liquor retailing licenses.
Medical Marijuana Nearing a Vote in Pennsylvania LegislatureAt a hearing on medical marijuana, the committee heard testimony from Irvin Rosenfeld, one of only a few people who get marijuana for medicinal purposes approved by the federal government.
Government Still Hoping To Get More Restitution From Vince Fumo The judge's ruling is expected this afternoon.
Pa. State Senator LeAnna Washington Charged With Illegal Use of StaffThe 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.
Liquor Privatization, Medicaid Expansion Advance In PA SenateThe 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.
Guns No Longer Allowed For Pa. House Security GuardsThe 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.

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