While the US House has voted to sue President Obama for allegedly overstepping is authority, Governor Corbett could find himself in the same situation – as the target of a lawsuit brought by a state Senate controlled by his own Republican party.
The Liquor Control Board has voted to reduce the $2,000 license fee for taverns to operate small games of chance in PA.
A recent poll on the race for Pennsylvania governor has raised some eyebrows – and not just because of the results.
The $2-per-pack tax, if passed by the state legislature, was expected to provide about $45 million in funding for the School District of Philadelphia.
Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery County) confirms that supporters of a $2-per-pack city cigarette tax to raise funds for Philadelphia schools are having trouble rounding up enough votes to pass it in the House.
“We will not be bullied into changing or lowering our standards by the Department of Justice or anyone else,” said Pennsylvania state police commissioner Frank Noonan.
A new commission empanelled by the Pennsylvania legislature to redraw the state’s formula to fund basic education has held its first meeting.
Pennsylvania Turnpike officials say the entire toll road system, including the sections that roll through urban areas, may get a speed limit boost to 70 mph next year.
Pennsylvania’s auditor general has released a report critical of the Department of Environmental Protection’s regulation of the natural gas drilling industry.
A new 70 miles per hour speed limit is now in effect a day ahead of schedule along most of a nearly 100 mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s main line.
The probe was later shut down by state attorney general Kathleen Kane, saying she she had no choice because the investigation was so flawed.
Corbett says one of his main concerns is the health risks that may be posed by the children.
A spokesman for the attorney general confirms there is an investigation.
Throughout the day on Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission will gradually unveil signs posting a 70 mile an hour speed limit on most sections of the road between Morgantown in Berks County to the Blue Mountain Interchange in Cumberland County.
Gross gaming revenues were down just under 2-point-9 percent in the fiscal year just ended.