PA House Sends Senate GOP BudgetThe state House voted along mostly party lines for the new budget that Joe Markosek, ranking Democrat on the Appropriations Committee, says does not reflect the priorities of the Democratic governor and other members of his party.
Pa. GOP Leaders Soften Rhetoric In Budget TalkAs budget negotiations heat up a week before the deadline, leaders of the Republican-controlled legislature are sending out some mixed signals on their position.
Wolf Decries 'Stunt' As Pa. Lawmakers Tangle Over Budget, TaxesThe state House voted unanimously Monday to reject Governor Wolf’s tax ideas, but Democrats voted “no” to protest the tactics of majority Republicans, decried by the governor himself.
Pa. House Passes Property Tax Relief PlanThe state House is sending the Senate a bill that would provide broad school property tax relief in a significant way.
PA House Again Passes ‘Union Intimidation’ LegislationThe House passed what supporters call a ‘union intimidation’ bill in the last two-year session of the legislature, but the bill failed to get through the Senate.
Pa. House GOP Leaders Wary of Extending Barroom Serving Hours in Certain AreasThe idea would involve allowing bars in certain areas, such entertainment zones and/or center city Philadelphia, to remain open until 4:00am.
Pa. House To Consider Its Own Property Tax Relief PlanThe state House majority leader says that chamber will consider its own school property tax relief measure soon, and not as part of the budget package as proposed by Governor Wolf.
Medical Marijuana In PA: Less If, More HowSupport for legalization of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania is building, but what might the bill that the legislature sends that governor look like?
State House Passes Bill That Would Privatize Liquor Sales in Pa.For the second time in two years, the state House is sending senate legislation to privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania.
House Republicans Eye PA Liquor Privatization AgainEven though Pennsylvania had a Republican governor at the time who made it a priority, liquor privatization couldn’t get through the Senate in the last session.