And a higher speed limit would be in the offing, too.
The bill headed to the governor’s desk would allow city council to consider age and financial means in granting relief to long-time owners of a home who experience a jump in property taxes.
Transportation funding was one of Rendell’s biggest initiatives and biggest frustrations during his eight years as governor.
Once again, transportation funding is teed up for a vote in what’s billed as a make-or-break week in the Pennsylvania House.
Legislation that would have the rest of the state follow Philadelphia’s lead and prevent employers from deducting fees from workers’ tips that are charged to credit cards is getting a serious look in Harrisburg.
Federal judge John E. Jones III has dismissed motions by the state secretaries of health and revenue, and the Bucks County register of wills.
The future of legislation that would raise new money for roads, bridges, and mass transit in Pennsylvania remains up in the air.
Auditor general Eugene DePasquale says an audit found that the state Department of Public Welfare did not adequately monitor the contractors who managed the payroll for workers who provide services for the elderly and disabled.
The Pennsylvania House has approved legislation that would allow for small games of chance in bars and taverns. The state Senate is expected to follow suit next week.
The bill is sponsored by Pa. Rep. Rick Saccone (R-Allegheny County), and co-sponsored by Rep. Ronald Waters (D-Phila., foreground).
The state House is expected to vote Wednesday on legislation that would allow small games of chance in Pennsylvania bars and taverns.
Josh First, a sportsman and self-described conservative, says if the aim of the bill is to pave the way for natural gas extraction or other business activities, it will not work.
Gov. Tom Corbett addressed his supporters inside a museum in Pittsburgh. Outside, members of the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers called out the governor for, in particular, his cuts to education.
The new law requires mammogram reports to include information about the density of breast tissue. Dense tissue can make cancer harder to find on a mammogram.
State Agriculture Department officials are touting improvements to the enforcement of Pennsylvania’s dog law enacted five years ago.