In a major breakthrough for city and school district officials, the state House Wednesday night passed a bill that would authorize a cigarette tax to help close the Philadelphia school district’s deficit.
A weapon that helped early Pennsylvania settlers survive and prosper is closer to being designated the state’s official firearm after a vote in the Legislature.
Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.
Several Democrats, including Pennsylvania’s Bob Casey and Delaware’s Chris Coons, joined Republicans in the Senate Wednesday afternoon in quashing President Obama’s pick for a key post in the Justice Department.
Chris Stigall voiced his outrage with Republicans who joined the Democrats to send a “clean” bill raising the debt ceiling to the Senate this morning on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.
Chris Stigall spoke with Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey this morning on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about problems with the rollout and implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Former Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker was sworn in as a Democratic senator from New Jersey on Thursday, taking the oath of office, exchanging hugs with Vice President Joe Biden and acknowledging the applause of friends and family members seated in the visitor’s gallery that rings the chamber.
A bill that could allow several thousand bars in Pennsylvania to profit from gambling contests called small games of chance won approval from the state Senate Wednesday but fell off the fast track amid last-minute objections from Gov. Tom Corbett and House Democrats.
A Philadelphia state senator said Tuesday that an investigation by the state attorney general, including a search of two of her offices, was apparently triggered by a disgruntled former employee who was fired earlier this year.
Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor is going home with a prescription for blood pressure medication after a spell of lightheadedness landed him in the hospital for the night.
For New Jerseyans, October 16th is the United States Senate special election. Here’s what you need to know.
The State House and Senate appear to be moving on different tracks as property tax reform efforts heat up in the legislature once again, but a spokesman for the Senate majority leader says it doesn’t mean the two are at odds.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s father, Cary Booker, passed away today in Las Vegas.
A newly released national poll suggests that not only are Americans dissatisfied with Congress, but they also seem resigned to the idea that little can be done to change things in Washington.
Chris reacts to the managerial change made on Friday by the Phillies and takes calls with Charlie Manuel. He also covers the funding battle for Philadelphia schools and Governor Chris Christie’s role in the New Jersey Senate campaign. He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup.