Gross gaming revenues were down just under 2-point-9 percent in the fiscal year just ended.
Steve Miskin, spokesman for House majority Republican leaders, says it’s a compromise that preserves history.
Governor Tom Corbett’s strategy of dealing with the legislature is being scrutinized after his decision to veto part of the new state budget riled leaders of his own party.
As part of a flurry of last-minute activity, state lawmakers have sent Governor Corbett a bill that would outlaw so-called “revenge porn” in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania begins the seventh day of the fiscal year without power to spend money as Governor Corbett continues to mull over whether to sign the budget sent to him by lawmakers last week.
Governor Corbett says he’s not linking the budget to pension reform, but again calls for action on that issue
House Republican leaders Tuesday night thwarted an 11th hour effort by Philadelphia Democrats to get committee approval for a Philadelphia school funding proposal.
In something of a surprise move, the state Senate Monday night approved an amendment that would enact the cigarette tax for Philadelphia schools. Mayor Michael Nutter celebrated the moment.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is renewing his appeal for compromise on the issues of Philadelphia school funding and public employee pension reform.
Democrats have swatted down a proposal by Governor Corbett to link votes for public pension reform to Philadelphia school funding.
It’s been an eventful week for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane and not in a good way
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Penn National Gaming has formally withdrawn its proposal for a $480 million casino on Packer Avenue in the city’s sports and entertainment district.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.