Pa. Senate Fails To Override Veto Of Budget Stopgap Funding LegislationWith Pennsylvania operating without a budget since July 1, the state Senate today failed to override Governor Wolf’s veto of temporary, stopgap funding legislation.
Rick Santorum On Ted Cruz: 'He Has Absolutely Done Nothing'Rick Santorum said Ted Cruz' accomplishments since being elected to the Senate are zero.
Senate Panel To Study Whether Kane Can Function As AGPennsylvania’s top state senator today announced the formation of a panel that could lead to the removal of embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who is facing criminal charges stemming from alleged leaks of grand jury information.
Pa. Senate Approves Restrictions On Public Union Paycheck DeductionsThe state Senate has sent the House controversial legislation that backers say is intended to prevent unions representing government workers from collecting money for political purposes through payroll deductions.
Santorum: 'Republicans In Washington Have Stockholm Syndrome'Presidential candidate and former Senator from Pennsylvania Rick Santorum blamed Republicans in the Senate for setting up a scenario where they need a two-thirds majority vote to stop a portion of the Iranian nuclear deal.
Senator Pat Toomey Urges Senate To Reject Iranian Nuclear DealToomey told Dom Giordano on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, that according to his reading of the language, the Iranians can discard the pact at their convenience.
Campaign Committees Watching 'Must Win' Senate Race CloselyIt's all about the Senate race against incumbent Republican Pat Toomey, which the Democrats consider a must win to regain a Senate majority.
PA Senate Expected To Send Budget To Governor TodayLawmakers spent Monday advancing budget companion bills.
Pa. Senate Approves Rape Survivor Child Custody BillThe state Senate has voted unanimously to send the House a bill that would eliminate the parental rights of offenders in cases where a child is conceived by rape.
Pa. GOP Leaders Soften Rhetoric In Budget TalkAs budget negotiations heat up a week before the deadline, leaders of the Republican-controlled legislature are sending out some mixed signals on their position.
PA House Votes To Allow Performance Factor In Teacher FurloughsThe bill goes to the Senate for consideration.
Pa. House Votes To Tweak Background Check Requirements For Those Who Work With ChildrenThe state House has sent the Senate a bill designed to ease some background check requirements for people who work with children in Pennsylvania.