Majority Republican leaders in the state legislature now say new taxes are no longer part of the discussion.
Penn National Gaming has formally withdrawn its proposal for a $480 million casino on Packer Avenue in the city’s sports and entertainment district.
The bill is sponsored by state senator Mike Folmer (R-Lebanon County), who advocated tirelessly and passionately for it.
Prospects for approval of a cigarette tax increase to fund Philadelphia schools before state lawmakers’ summer recess have hit rough waters.
Kane’s office now admits that one of the victims to whom she referred on Monday as overlooked in Tom Corbett’s probe was actually one of those who testified against Sandusky at his 2012 trial.
In an apparent effort to light a fire under the feet of their counterparts in the state senate, a committee in the Pennsylvania House has advanced a new state budget partially funded by revenues from the sale of liquor retailing licenses.
The long-awaited report on the length of the Jerry Sandusky investigation concludes that there is no evidence to support that the probe was deliberately slowed down for political reasons.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Monday morning was set to release the long-awaited report on the investigation of how the Jerry Sandusky case was handled.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s budget secretary says the administration is not ruling out a tax on natural gas drilling as Corbett and lawmakers grapple with a budget deficit of more than a billion dollars.
A Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission spokesman says this will be the first time in a couple of years that the toll hike will apply evenly to cash and E-Z Pass customers.
The bill is sponsored by Rep. John Sabatina (D-Phila., third from left in photo).
Pennsylvania lawmakers are scheduled to recess for the summer at the end of the month.
The man in charge of the Valley Forge Casino Resort was in the hot seat this past week.
The sponsor of the bills says the legislation is prompted by sportsmen in Massachusetts who expressed concerns about drones being used to videotape legal hunting and fishing.
Sugarhouse general manager Wendy Hamilton says the demand for live poker play has been there since day one.