Auditor General: PA Working To Address Lax Oversight Of Nursing HomesPennsylvania’s auditor general says the state is working to improve oversight of nursing homes after the discovery of deficiencies by his office.
S&P With Good News, Bad News For PAAccording to one credit rating agency, Pennsylvania – with its new budget -- has taken a step back from the financial cliff, but is not in a safe place yet.
Castor To Become Kane's First Deputy; Settles Complaint By Kane's TwinBruce Castor has been named Pennsylvania’s First Deputy Attorney General. Meanwhile, in his current role in the AG’s Office, Castor has settled a discrimination complaint filed by Kathleen Kane’s twin sister.
PA Turnpike Tolls To Increase 6% In 2017Motorists will soon see higher prices when paying to travel the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Governor Wolf Signs Compromise Pennsylvania Revenue PlanPennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has signed a bill that would raise tobacco taxes and impose sales taxes on digital downloads. The state House and Senate passed a revenue package Wednesday afternoon that will fund the new budget that took effect earlier this week.
Work Continues On Revenue Piece Of PA Budget PuzzleGovernor Wolf and legislative leaders continued working on Tuesday to pull together a revenue plan to pay for Pennsylvania’s new state budget that took effect without the governor’s signature earlier this week.
Progress Reported In Talks For PA Revenue PackageThe state House majority leader said Monday that progress was being made as lawmakers and Governor Wolf try to come up with a plan to pay for Pennsylvania’s new budget.
DNC Booze Exemption Bill Still In LimboLess than two weeks before the start of the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia, legislation to grant an exemption from Pennsylvania liquor laws for the event remains bottled up in the state legislature.
Wolf Expected To Approve 10-Year Red Light Camera ExtensionA spokesman says Governor Wolf is expected to sign a bill on the way to his desk that would extend Philadelphia’s red light camera program through 2027.
PA Senate Committee Advances Abortion Restrictions BillA divided state Senate Judiciary Committee advanced a bill Monday that would ban elective abortions after 20 weeks, a bill opposed by Governor Wolf.
Wolf To Allow PA Budget Bill To Become LawGovernor Wolf made the surprise announcement Sunday night that he will allow the state budget bill on his desk to become law, even if there is no revenue package to pay for it.
A Week After Passage Of Pennsylvania Budget Bill, Still No Deal To Fund ItA week after the legislature passed a budget bill, it still sits on Governor Tom Wolf’s desk, unsigned for lack of a revenue plan to pay for it.