Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court
In dismissing the suit brought by six school districts, parents, and the NAACP, Commonwealth Court ruled that funding schools is an issue for the state legislature, not the courts.
If the judge removes her from the ballot when the hearing resumes next week, says she she’ll appeal to Commonwealth Court.
The district is appealing to Commonwealth Court, where it seeks a judgment on whether the School Reform Commission has the authority to cancel the PFT contract.
The proposed settlement would essentially move the anniversary date for the twenty-three couples still part of the case to May 20, 2014 — the same date a federal court found Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
The fourteen firefighters were promoted this past spring, under an order from Common Pleas Court judge Leon Tucker, but last week a Commonwealth court tossed out that ruling and ordered Tucker to dismiss the case.
As the cleanup from the Conrail freight train derailment in Paulsboro, NJ continues, people are lining up to sue the rail carrier over the leak of vinyl chloride.
The picture identification cards will be issued through Parkhouse, the county’s senior care facility, but you don’t have to live or work there — or even go there.
The parties in the voter ID case presented closing arguments yesterday, closing two full days of testimony before the Commonwealth Court on the accessibility of voter IDs, after the state Supreme Court asked the judge to reconsider his decision not to block the law.
As of Tuesday morning, voters can get a voting-only ID without first trying to get a Penndot ID and without showing two proofs of residence.
The Commonwealth Court is set to hear more evidence on the voter ID law next week. A legal expert explains why the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided to punt the ball back to the lower court.
Opponents of Pennsylvania’s recently enacted voter ID law have notched a preliminary victory in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Commonwealth Court on Thursday upheld the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s decision of last December revoking Foxwoods’ license.
“We feel very confident that we did exercise the proper discretion and did the right thing,” an attorney representing the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said afterward.
A panel of Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court judges says it is the state Supreme Court that should have jurisdiction over the challenges to the candidacies of City Council members Frank Rizzo and Marian Tasco, and city commissioner Marge Tartaglione.
Opponents say they are not dropping the “DROP” issue — the controversial city pension plan that’s created a large measure of debate in and around Philadelphia.