Pennsylvania lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Sunday amid expectations the Republican majority will soon send the Democratic governor a state budget he has threatened to veto and other legislation he may also reject.
Rainbows and good cheer were out in force Sunday as hundreds of thousands of people packed gay pride events from Chicago to New York City, where the governor officiated at a wedding, just days after the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling legalizing same-sex marriage.
A bill to allow private licensees to take over the state-controlled sale of wine and liquor in Pennsylvania is under construction by House and Senate Republicans.
Lots of people around the country have showed their support for the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage Friday.
A federal grand jury has indicted a foreign citizen in a conspiracy to file more than 900 phony federal tax returns seeking $2.2 million in refunds by using employee information stolen from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
The mayor calls it “bikelash” — a resistance to change for a healthier, more vibrant city.
Gov. Tom Wolf told top Pennsylvania Democratic lawmakers he will veto a Republican budget plan that falls short of his priorities, two senior Democrats said Thursday.
A state appellate court is striking down a Pennsylvania law designed to make it easier for gun-rights advocates to dismantle local gun ordinances.
Gov. Tom Wolf’s nominee to complete the Pennsylvania state treasurer’s term won the unanimous approval of a Senate panel Wednesday and promised to avoid conflicts with his official duties.
Lawmakers are considering a bill to put tighter regulations on strip clubs and to require strippers and others in the adult entertainment industry to register with the state, a proposal designed to combat sex trafficking.
Officials with the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System want to fire three people and discipline four others after a worker complained that he was harassed and bound with duct tape.
A bipartisan panel of state lawmakers and advisers to Gov. Tom Wolf gave unanimous approval Thursday to a new formula to distribute aid to Pennsylvania’s 500 public school districts, a model that would funnel more money to districts with rising enrollment and students whose families are deeper in poverty.
A former high-ranking Pennsylvania lawmaker who was convicted of public corruption will be released from state prison this week.
The state court system that administers the courts of common pleas has settled a pay equity case with two local women employees.
Proponents of legislation to allow hunters to use semi-automatic rifles urged lawmakers Monday to end the nation’s only ban on the practice, but the director of the Pennsylvania Game Commission warned that any such change would be limited in scope, at least initially.
Remembering Pittsburgh’s first female mayor Sophie Masloff. Masloff died Sunday, Aug. 17 at the age of 96. She’s credited with the idea of creating PNC Park – a stadium just for baseball, for sprucing up the city and her signature Pittsburgh charm.
President Barack Obama wins a second term in office on Nov. 6, 2012.
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