Pennsylvania House, Senate Pass Bills On Challenges To Local Gun LawsThe state House and Senate this week each passed their own versions of legislation to revive a law that made it easier for gun rights activists and groups to sue municipalities like Philadelphia that enact their own gun restrictions.
Opponents: PA Bill Would Defund Planned ParenthoodA state Senate committee has advanced legislation that opponents say is an attempt to defund Planned Parenthood in Pennsylvania.
Auditor General: Audit Of Pa. Unemployment Comp System 'Stunning'Pennsylvania’s auditor general says the state’s unemployment compensation system has suffered from incompetent management.
Pa. Lawmakers Mull Expanded Access To Post-Conviction DNA TestingA Philadelphia man who spent 25 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit was the star witness at a state Senate hearing on expanding access to DNA testing for people already convicted of crimes.
12 People Charged With Fraud Involving Hundreds Of Pa. License PlatesAttorney General Josh Shapiro has announced charges against 12 people and 14 businesses for multiple vehicle schemes that involved more than a thousand fake Pennsylvania license plates.
Wolf To Sign Bill For Temporary Unemployment Claim Processing FixA spokesman says Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf will sign a bill headed for his desk intended to be a short term fix for problems with the state’s unemployment compensation processing system.
More Liquor Reform Bills Teed Up In PA HouseThe state House Liquor Control Committee has advanced two more bills as lawmakers get ready to tackle more possible reforms to alcohol sales in Pennsylvania.
Wolf Announces Packages Of Bills To Combat Student Sexual Assault State lawmakers joined with Governor Wolf Tuesday to roll out a package of bills intended to protect students from sexual assault.
PA Nurse Practitioners Renew Push For Full Practice AuthorityNurse practitioners descended on the state Capitol today to renew their push for legislation that would give them full authority to practice medicine.
Probe Of Stack Raises Questions About His Political FutureQuestions swirl about Lt. Governor Mike Stack now that he’s under investigation for possible mistreatment of his security detail and staff at his official state residence.
Stack On Probe Of Alleged Abusive Treatment Of Staff: 'I've Made Mistakes'Saying he’s not perfect, and he’s made mistakes, Lt. Governor Mike Stack Wednesday responded to reports that he’s being investigated for alleged mistreatment of his security detail and other staffers.
Lt. Gov Stack Under Investigation For 'Staffing Issues'Lt. Governor Mike Stack’s office confirms he’s being investigated for what it calls "staffing issues."