Peco CEO Mike Innocenzo told the Pa. House Consumer Affairs Committee that 715,000 customers lost power — 40 percent of the Peco system and 70 percent of Peco customers in the suburbs — due to the February 5th ice storm.
Barely more than a month after jumping in, Pennsylvania’s former auditor general is bowing out of the race for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.
State senator Mike Stack (D-Phila.) wants to reduce possession of less than an ounce of pot to a summary offense -– the equivalent of a traffic ticket.
A report prepared by a state legislative committee is likely to bolster support for continuing to use casino revenue for wage tax relief in Philadelphia.
Governor Corbett says he sees nothing wrong with states conducting their own review.
A so-called “maverick” Republican made history with his win in a special election for a York County seat this past week.
“I agree with most of your comments on the free market,” Rep. Robert Goshall told an electric industry representative who testified. “Unfortunately, that hasn’t worked.”
Montgomery County House Republican Kate Harper says her legislation would add SEPTA workers to the list of public employees already prohibited from walking off the job.
A Harrisburg area activist says he’s filed ethics complaints against Philadelphia Democrats caught on tape accepting illegal payments.
The Pennsylvania Senate has passed a bill designed to give schools more flexibility in making up snow days from this brutal winter, but it’s unclear whether it will get action in the state House.
A coalition of activists has announced a campaign to raise the minimum wage in Pennsylvania, but they face an uphill battle.
Public Utility Commission says it will speed up consideration of a rule change to allow people to switch electric suppliers more quickly.
The House Judiciary Committee has advanced a bill, sponsored by Rep. John Taylor (R-Phila.), which will create a minimum two-year prison sentence for someone who carries an unlicensed gun in Philadelphia.
At a press conference in Harrisburg, Kane said the biggest reason she believes the investigation is fatally flawed is the credibility of the informant posing as a lobbyist who allegedly captured audio of the lawmakers accepting payments.
Allegations of violence by union members have fueled action in the state House on a bill to eliminate an exemption from the state’s anti-harassment law for people involved in labor disputes.