Foul Email To Environmental Activists Preceded DEP Secretary's ResignationPennsylvania’s former secretary of environmental protection unleashed an obscene e-mail rant several weeks before he stepped down last week.
Pennsylvania Senate Votes To Relax Liquor Laws For DNCA bill that would relax Pennsylvania’s stringent liquor laws for this summer’s Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia has made it through the state Senate.
Governor Wolf To Sign Bill Requiring Ignition Interlocks For First Time DUI OffendersA spokesman says Governor Tom Wolf will sign a bill now on the way to his desk that will provide for ignition interlock systems to be used by many first time DUI offenders in Pennsylvania.
Wolf To Sign 9-1-1 Privacy BillA spokesman says Governor Wolf will sign a bill headed to his desk that is intended to protect the privacy of 9-1-1- callers.
PA GOP Leaders Link Teacher Layoff Bill To Upcoming Budget BattleAs Democratic Governor Tom Wolf continues to promise a veto on a teacher layoff bill headed to his desk, Republican legislative leaders say the measure will be tied to upcoming budget discussions.
Key PA Senator: Won't Be Rushed On Child Sex Abuse BillThe chairman of a key state Senate committee says he’s aiming for a vote next month on a House bill that would give child sex abuse victims more time to seek justice, but also insists he won’t be rushed.
PA State Police: Overall DUIs Up, Drug DUIs Way Up In 2015The eye-popping statistic was a staggering 43-percent increase in the number of arrests for driving under the influence of drugs,
PA Lawmakers Reassess Jailing Parents For A Child's TruancyState lawmakers are seeking to overhaul a state law that can send parents to prison for a child’s truancy.
Governor Wolf To Veto Teacher Layoff Bill, Spokesman SaysA spokesman says Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf plans to veto a bill that would de-emphasize seniority as a factor when public school teachers are laid off.
Common Cause/PA Opposes Electronic Overseas Ballot MeasureA prominent good-government group says it’s strongly opposed to legislation that would allow military and overseas voters to send their ballots electronically in Pennsylvania elections.
PA Lawmakers Take First Step In Effort To Block New Drilling RulesBattle lines have been drawn in the state capitol again, this time over a proposed overhaul of regulations governing oil and natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania.
70 MPH Speed Limit Rolling Out On Hundreds Of Miles Of Pennsylvania HighwaysThe speed limit will be raised to 70 miles an hour across hundreds of miles of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and sections of other state highways in the coming days.