Pa. Justices Hear Arguments On Congressional RedistrictingJustices of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court spent two and a half hours Wednesday listening to arguments – and questioning lawyers – as they consider a lawsuit challenging Pennsylvania’s map of Congressional Districts.
PA Casino Operator Sues To Block Mini-Casinos, Then Wins Bidding For First OneThe first auction for the right to build one of ten “mini-casinos” authorized by a new Pennsylvania law has produced a curious result.
As Tolls Rise Again, Auditor General Plans Pennsylvania Turnpike AuditConcerned about the impact of annual toll hikes, the state auditor general says he will begin another audit of the Turnpike Commission.
PA Health Secretary: Normal Flu Season So Far, Extreme Cold Not Likely FactorPennsylvania’s Health Secretary says there’s nothing unusual about the current season so far.
Gov. Wolf, GOP Lawmakers Agree On Unemployment Comp System FundingWolf has signed a bill that will pump $114 million over four years into the system for technological upgrades and for increased staffing.
Feds, State, Local Authorities Investigate Harrisburg Shooting Spree The FBI has joined state and local authorities to investigate a shooting spree that began near Pennsylvania’s capitol complex late Friday afternoon.
PA House Dems Confirm 2 Sex Harassment SettlementsThe statement from House Minority Leader Frank Dermody confirms sexual harassment settlements involving two members over the past decade but names no names.
Shale Tax Supporters Face Slow Go In PA HouseThe state House has, in fits and starts, worked its way through consideration of dozens of amendments to the Marcellus Shale natural gas tax bill.
Pennsylvania House Rejects Payroll BillThe bill would ban future contracts that call for government payroll systems to collect voluntary contributions to union PACs.
Analysis: PA Abortion Issue Plays To Both Parties’ BasesLong before the House gave final approval on Tuesday night, Democratic Governor Tom Wolf had guaranteed a veto of the abortion bill.
Schmidt: Could Be ‘Tens of Thousands’ Of Non-Citizens Who Registered To Vote In PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia election Commissioner Al Schmidt told state lawmakers this past week that there may be tens of thousands of non-US citizens have registered to vote in Pennsylvania…and that for their sake, state officials should try to contact them.
Auctions For Pa Mini-Casino Licenses Set; Dozens of Local Municipalities Opt OutPennsylvania gambling regulators will hold an auction Jan. 10 for the state's existing casino owners to bid on the first of 10 licenses to operate a miniature casino somewhere else in the state.
Abortion Bill Sent To Governor Wolf; Veto PromisedThe bill was given final legislative approval by the state House Tuesday night.
Fate Of PA Children's Health Insurance Program In Hands Of CongressThe legislature has now sent a bill reauthorizing the state program to Governor Wolf’s desk.
Pennsylvania Redistricting Proceedings Begin In State CourtOn Monday, a state courtroom was the setting for a second trial over alleged gerrymandering of Pennsylvania’s congressional districts.