Pennsylvania Senate Sends House Legislation To Regulate Ride-Sharing ServicesThe state Senate has taken a step toward regulating ride-sharing services that have become popular in Philadelphia and the rest of the state.
Proposed Bill In Pa. Would Allow Customers To Have Wine Shipped To Their DoorstepUnder current law in the Commonwealth, out-of-state retailers have only been allowed to send wine to Liquor Control Board stores for consumers to pick up.
State Senate Nixes Gov. Wolf Nominee to Head Pennsylvania State PoliceSenate majority leader Jake Corman said he hopes Gov. Wolf will not resubmit Brown’s nomination.
Medical Marijuana Bill Advances Again In Pennsylvania SenateA bill to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania has cleared a key Senate committee -- and the sponsor says he’s upbeat about getting a bill to the governor in the coming months.
Sen. Wagner On Republican Majority Leader Pileggi: 'He Is Not Capable Of Leading The Party'State Senator Scott Wagner spoke with both Chris Stigall and Dom Giordano on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about a letter he sent to Republican Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi questioning his leadership and relationship with unions.
Pa. State Senate Dems Propose $300M Fix For Education StatewideThe plan from the Philadelphia Democrats would generate $300 million for schools statewide, including $90 million more for Philadelphia.
State Senate Approves Tax Measures Sought By Mayor NutterOkayed in the State Senate and now heading to the governor were two key measures, sought by the mayor and City Council, stemming from AVI.
Bill To Allow For On-Line Voter Registration In Pennsylvania Clears The State SenateThe state Senate has sent the House a bill that would allow Pennsylvania residents to register on-line to vote.
Pa. Attorney General Says No-Increase Budget Will Put State At RiskKathleen Kane is asking for a budget increase to battle child predators and Mexican drug cartels, which she says are more violent than the better-known Colombian cartels.
State Senate Leader: If Pa. Liquor Stores Aren't Privatized, They Should Be ModernizedAs the state House prepares to take up liquor privatization, the top Republican in the Senate says he remains concerned that the issue of modernizing liquor sales doesn’t get lost in the process.
Ex-Pa. State Senator Re-Sentenced To 61 MonthsA long-powerful Pennsylvania senator has been re-sentenced to 61 months in prison in a sprawling corruption case, up from 55 months.
Pennsylvania State Senate Passes Bill To Reject Fed's 'Real ID' ActFifteen states have moved to block Real ID. The bill now moves to the state House.
Pennsylvania Legislators, In Philadelphia, Weigh School Voucher Programs The divisive issue of school vouchers took center stage on Tuesday at a hearing in Northeast Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania Senate Passes Bill To Shake Up Lawsuit Liability RulesThe House and Senate have now each passed bills with similar but slightly different language that would change the current state law that holds that a defendant deemed only 1-percent liable in a case involving multiple defendants could be required to pay 100-percent of the judgment.
Federal Appeals Court To Hear Arguments On Length Of Fumo's SentenceA federal appeals court today will hear arguments on the government's appeal of the 55 month sentence for convicted former state senator Vince Fumo. The government contends the trial judge erred in sentencing way below federal guidelines.