After several down years, slot machine revenue at Pennsylvania casinos rebounded in the last fiscal year.
Privatization is a top priority for leaders of the Republican-controlled House. The question now is, how might the liquor veto affect budget negotiations?
Governor Wolf has signed into law a bill intended to clarify changes to Pennsylvania’s Child Protective Services Law.
The governor says there was no resolution to the budget dispute during the meetin with legislative leaders that lasted about a half-hour.
The way Pennsylvania law is now, you don’t have to be convicted of a crime to lose assets seized by law enforcement.
The GOP budget would include $5 million dollars for security and other issues related to the Pope’s visit.
Pennsylvania lawmakers are expected to be in session through the weekend as talks about a new state budget – due Tuesday – appear to be dead in the water.
The clock is running on the phone surcharge law. It was set to expire next week unless renewed by the legislature.
“This bill’s not going to come back,” state senator Daylin Leach (D-Mont./Del.) said after Commonwealth Court overturned the law. “The (current) governor will never sign a bill like this.”
The 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.
It’s been an up and down week for budget negotiations in the state capitol and Wednesday the situation took another downturn.
As budget negotiations heat up a week before the deadline, leaders of the Republican-controlled legislature are sending out some mixed signals on their position.
Lawmakers returned to the state capitol with a budget deadline looming, and developments on Monday do not bode well for meeting that June 30th deadline.
The new restrictions apply to birds headed to live markets, and to eggs destined for facilities where they are broken open and processed.
Pennsylvania lawmakers return to the capitol today and may not leave until there is a new budget…whenever that is.