Pat Vance

PA Senate Vote On Authorizing Medical Marijuana Expected Today The state Senate today is expected to take what could be a historic vote on a bill to authorize the use of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.
Corbett Says Doctors Should Be Able To Apologize Without Fueling LawsuitsGov. Corbett said the change allowing doctors to offer condolences will improve the relationship between patients and their health care providers.
Pa. Lawmakers Want State To Refuse Obamacare's Abortion CoverageA state senate committee in Harrisburg has given its approval to a bill that would have Pennsylvania opt out of abortion coverage as part of the new federal health care law taking effect.
Politicians Put Heat On Corbett For Transportation FundingDuring budget hearings last week, state lawmakers on both sides of the aisle continued to pressure Governor Corbett to address transportation funding, as the PennDOT secretary expressed concerns about Pennsylvania’s aging bridges.
Pa. Lawmakers Working On New Abortion Clinic LegislationDr. Eli Avila, tapped by Governor Corbett to head the state Health Department, says he will play a personal role in changing the mindset of his agency, which had virtually abdicated its duty to regulate Pennsylvania abortion clinics.