PA Auditor General Warns Another Budget Impasse Will Be Costly DePasquale says in the current fiscal year that runs through the end of June, school districts had to borrow just under a billion dollars, and spent an estimated $40 t0 $50 million dollars on interest.
New PA Law Allows Tax-Exempt Savings For People With DisabilitiesGovernor Wolf this week signed into law a bill intended to help people with disabilities save money.
Governor Wolf To Sign Medical Marijuana Bill TodayMedical marijuana will be available in Pennsylvania in forms such as pills, oils, or ointments, and while vaporization and nebulization would be allowed, medical marijuana will not be made available in a form it can be smoked.
Pennsylvania State Capitol To Shine Green Celebrating Medical Marijuana BillThe Pennsylvania State Capitol will be lit green on Sunday night to celebrate the state's passage of medical marijuana.
College Students Get Chance To Question Senate CandidatesThe three Democrats running for a chance to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey in the fall election returned took a more congenial approach as they answered questions from an audience of college students on the campus of Penn State University on Saturday night.
Democratic Senate Candidate Debate To Focus On Young VotersThe debate between John Fetterman, Katie McGinty and Joe Sestak at WPSU in State College will be broadcast online by WPSU and shown live on public television stations around much of Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia Area High Schools Compete In Mock Trial CompetitionHigh school students from a handful of Philadelphia-area schools will be in court in Harrisburg Friday and Saturday for the state championship of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s mock trial competition.
Castor To Become AG Kane's #2Former Montgomery County Commissioner and former District Attorney Bruce Castor will join the state Attorney General’s office as second in command to embattled Kathleen Kane.
PA Budget Battle Lines Remain In Place Despite Temporary ResolutionEarlier this month the Republican-controlled state House and Senate sent the Democratic governor legislation intended to complete the budget he partially vetoed in December.
PA Medical Marijuana Train Slows For NowIt appears it will be at least few more weeks before a medical marijuana bill can get to Governor Wolf’s desk.
Gov. Wolf Still Reviewing Budget LegislationGovernor Wolf says at the request of legislative Democratic leaders, he is holding off action for another day on budget legislation sent to him last week.
Wolf Promises Veto Of Latest PA Budget BillsThe Republican-controlled legislature has again approved legislation intended to complete the state budget that is now almost nine months overdue but, even before the final vote was taken, Governor Wolf promised a veto.