Tumult Continues In Pa Attorney General's OfficeOn Monday morning, reporters were sent a reminder of the scheduled event. Then Monday afternoon, another announcement from Kane’s new second-in-command, Bruce Castor: the email event was cancelled, with Castor explaining that he didn’t realize the preliminary report wasn’t ready for release.
PA Lawmakers Work To Clarify Background Check LawChanges to the child protection law made in 2014, after the Jerry Sandusky scandal, mandated background checks for people who have routine contact with children, or are responsible for a child’s welfare.
Gaming Expansion Fails First Votes In PA HouseSupporters of expanded gaming in Pennsylvania suffered a setback in the state House Tuesday.
Foul Email To Environmental Activists Preceded DEP Secretary's ResignationPennsylvania’s former secretary of environmental protection unleashed an obscene e-mail rant several weeks before he stepped down last week.
PA Lawmakers Expect Battle With Church Over Child Sex Abuse BillA full-scale battle over Pennslvania's statute of limitations is expected to break out.
Wolf To Sign 9-1-1 Privacy BillA spokesman says Governor Wolf will sign a bill headed to his desk that is intended to protect the privacy of 9-1-1- callers.
PA GOP Leaders Link Teacher Layoff Bill To Upcoming Budget BattleAs Democratic Governor Tom Wolf continues to promise a veto on a teacher layoff bill headed to his desk, Republican legislative leaders say the measure will be tied to upcoming budget discussions.
Key PA Senator: Won't Be Rushed On Child Sex Abuse BillThe chairman of a key state Senate committee says he’s aiming for a vote next month on a House bill that would give child sex abuse victims more time to seek justice, but also insists he won’t be rushed.
PA Lawmakers Reassess Jailing Parents For A Child's TruancyState lawmakers are seeking to overhaul a state law that can send parents to prison for a child’s truancy.
PA Lawmakers Take First Step In Effort To Block New Drilling RulesBattle lines have been drawn in the state capitol again, this time over a proposed overhaul of regulations governing oil and natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania.
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.