A new poll shows Rick Santorum surging among Republican voters in Pennsylvania in the race for the GOP presidential nomination.
If Pa. House Bill 11 becomes law, wine could be sold by some beer distributors. Is that a good thing? KYW’s John McDevitt reports that it depends whom you ask.
The Republican leader of the Pennsylvania Senate says he’s considering a run for the United State Senate.
One political scientist says it seems highly unlikely the former governor and Philadelphia mayor would want to take on a 60-hour-a-week job as Temple’s president.
“The president is literally in a battle for his life in the state,” says Franklin and Marshall College political science professor Terry Madonna.
Governor Corbett says his top priority is school vouchers, but he also wants to address transportation funding, liquor privatization, and natural gas drilling.
The new Franklin and Marshall College poll shows 50 percent of Pennsylvania residents would support a Constitutional amendment to legalize gay marriage.
In the heat of summer, the Republican contest for president has gotten hotter.
Generally, governors will not have more political clout at any time in their tenure than in their first year or two. In Harrisburg, you have a first year Republican governor with a legislature not just controlled by his party, but in a big way.
Despite the fact that Republicans control the state legislature and the governor’s office, a noted Pennsylvania political analyst thinks an on-time budget is not a slam dunk this year.
The state is facing a more than $4 billion budget gap and voters don’t want major service cuts or tax hikes, but something’s got to give.
The outcry that has accompanied Monday’s end of Pennsylvania’s low-cost health insurance program may pale in comparison to the firestorm that is likely to erupt when Governor Corbett unveils his budget proposals next month.
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.
Even with just a few months left in office, Governor Rendell refuses to wear the label of “Lame Duck”, something unusual in Pennsylvania politics.
by KYW’s Tony Romeo The Pennsylvania legislature’s approval of millions of dollars in borrowing for various construction projects as part of the budget package is nothing new, but two of those projects have made many […]