Rep. Sam Smith, a Republican from Punxsutawney, indicates he will step down at the end of the current session, in November, after four years as speaker.
Pennsylvania House Speaker Sam Smith says he won’t run for another term and will retire when his 14th term ends Nov. 30.
The speaker of the state house says he’s not dismissing a move by a Republican member to begin impeachment proceedings against Attorney General Kathleen Kane for her decision not to defend Pennsylvania’s marriage law in court.
The speaker of the Pennsylvania House now says a vote on legislation to raise new funds for roads, bridges, and mass transit won’t happen until next month at the earliest.
Sam Smith thinks voter turnout in Philadelphia on Tuesday was too high to be believed.
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.
The speaker of the Pennsylvania House is asking a federal court for guidance in the aftermath of a state Supreme Court ruling that has thrown elections for state legislative seats into chaos.
The speaker of the Pennsylvania House is preparing legislation aimed at reducing the size of the chamber.
The Gaming Control Board has revoked Foxwoods’ license and now it seems a real possibility that license could end up going either someplace else or nowhere at all.
As expected, Pennsylvania House Republicans have retained their two top leaders as they prepare to take control of the chamber in the new session of the state legislature that begins in January.
Republicans will control the governor’s office and the state legislature starting next year but that doesn’t necessarily mean Pennsylvania’s budget squabbles are over.