Pennsylvania House Committee Advances Internet Gaming BillA state House committee on Wednesday advanced a bill that would regulate Internet gambling in Pennsylvania and make other changes to the state gaming law.
New Pennsylvania Budget Wrinkle: Senate Vote Planned On School Property Tax Elimination BillThe future of the tentative budget deal announced last week could be thrown into doubt by Senate Republican leaders’ plan to vote on a bill that would completely eliminate school property taxes.
Wolf Says Pa. Will Continue To Receive Syrian Refugees In Spite Of Paris AttacksIn the statement, the governor says Pennsylvania officials will continue to work with federal authorities to ensure that all individuals are properly screened.
Senate Panel Studying Kane Ouster To Hold Hearing MondayThe special Senate committee empaneled to study whether Attorney General Kathleen Kane can continue in office is scheduled to hold a public hearing Monday afternoon.
Pa. Supreme Court: No Immediate Action On Eakin EmailsThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court hired a Pittsburgh law firm to review the private emails of Justice Michael Eakin that were furnished to the state Judicial Conduct Board by Attorney General Kathleen Kane.
Pa. Senate Fails To Override Veto Of Budget Stopgap Funding LegislationWith Pennsylvania operating without a budget since July 1, the state Senate today failed to override Governor Wolf’s veto of temporary, stopgap funding legislation.
Sen. Williams: Justice Eakin Should Resign Over EmailsA top Democratic state senator from Philadelphia is calling for the resignation of a state Supreme Court justice over controversial emails.
Gov. Wolf Loses Fight Over Office Of Open Records DirectorThe state Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the director of the Office of Open Records, who has been fighting Governor Wolf’s efforts to remove him.
Pa. Lawmakers Consider Slots Play At AirportsState lawmakers today held a hearing on the idea of allowing slots gambling at Pennsylvania’s six international airports.
Pa. Lawmakers Eye Fantasy Sports Betting SitesA key legislator on gaming issues says he’s not looking to ban fantasy sports betting sites in Pennsylvania, but he wants to make sure that players are protected.
Pa. Elections Official: Positive Reaction To Online Voter RegistrationThe state’s top elections official says response to Pennsylvania’s new online voter registration rollout has been “overwhelmingly positive.”
Kane Spokesman: Minimal Impact From Law License SuspensionA spokesman says Attorney General Kathleen Kane told top staffers that there will be “minimal” impact on the functions of her office when her law license suspension takes effect after today.