The Senate hearings come more than a month after the House passed its version of a privatization bill.
Declared candidate, US Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz leads Corbett by 13-points.
A new poll indicates that US senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) has scored points with Pennsylvania voters for his stance on background checks for gun purchases.
Republican state senator Chuck McIlhinny is the target of a conservative group’s TV ad campaign that encourages liquor privatization.
The state House has passed and sent to the Senate a bill that would have Pennsylvania “opt out” of coverage for most abortions under the new federal health care law, as it is allowed to do.
A new report from an independent agency created by the state legislature, and a warning from the state welfare secretary, add to the debate over whether Pennsylvania should opt for Medicaid expansion under the new federal health care law.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike has announced plans to open charging stations for electric-powered vehicles at several locations, including the King of Prussia service plaza.
The featured speaker at the rally was author and former US Army Ranger Sean Parnell (photo), who said the fight over gun rights is being waged not just in Congress but in state legislatures and courtrooms across the country.
The state Senate has sent the House a bill that would allow Pennsylvania residents to register on-line to vote.
The National Rifle Association has been chosen to run the nation’s largest sports and outdoor show that was cancelled due to a gun controversy earlier this year.
Vehicle license and registration fees, and fines for moving violations, would all increase under a transportation funding plan rolled out by Republicans in the GOP-controlled state senate.
In both Philadelphia and across Pennsylvania, tax deadlines have been extended by one day due to government web site problems.
A woman who served in the cabinet of former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell is the latest to join the ever-growing field of Democrats seeking to oust the current occupant of the governor’s office, Republican Tom Corbett.
A state senate committee in Harrisburg has given its approval to a bill that would have Pennsylvania opt out of abortion coverage as part of the new federal health care law taking effect.
A state House committee has given preliminary approval to a resolution that would authorize a study of how Philadelphia’s share of casino revenues should be spent.