Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett may not announce whether he will support the expansion of Medicaid under the federal health care law when he delivers his budget address to the Legislature on Tuesday.
A top state lawmaker is again pushing the idea of changing the way Pennsylvania awards its electoral votes in presidential elections.
The Pennsylvania legislature has a full plate as lawmakers return to the capitol on Monday for the final session days before summer recess at the end of the week.
For a lot of voters on Tuesday it was an afterthought, but come next year Harrisburg will see a major power shift just as the state is facing an enormous financial crisis. That could affect Philadelphia and its Pennsylvania suburbs for decades.