They could not be more different – 57-year-old liberal Democrat Dan Frankel from Squirrel Hill and 29-year-old conservative Republican Jim Christiana of Beaver.
A Pennsylvania State trooper has been injured in a shooting in Jefferson County.
An audit by state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale found school districts are hurting financially because Governor Corbett and the legislature no longer reimburse school districts when their students attend charter schools. KDKA’s Jon Delano has the story.
A Pennsylvania judge is promising to rule quickly on whether a county clerk should be ordered to stop handing out marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
For two months, an elected court clerk in the Philadelphia suburbs has been giving something to same-sex couples they have not been able to get anywhere else: a Pennsylvania marriage license.
Every year Americans use more than 100 billion plastic bags.
Lawyers asked a state court on Friday to throw out a lawsuit that seeks to stop a rogue county official from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, who cannot legally wed in Pennsylvania.
The judge in Pennsylvania’s voter-identification law trial cleared the courtroom Tuesday so lawyers could spar in private over how many voters may have been unable to obtain an acceptable photo IDs before last year’s election.
A judge is about to make a decision about which charges, if any, will be held for trial in a Pennsylvania Turnpike corruption case.
We should know by tomorrow who among the former leadership of the Turnpike Commission charged in this scandal will go to trial, and who, if any, will not.
The American Civil Liberties Union said it filed the first known legal challenge Tuesday seeking to overturn a state law effectively banning same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania, the only northeastern state that doesn’t allow it or civil unions.
When the state legislature left Harrisburg earlier this week for summer break, Governor Corbett wasn’t the only one frustrated with their inability to pass major pieces of legislation like transportation funding and liquor reform.
On Wednesday, a state Senate committee gave up its effort to expand the state’s Medicaid program to tens of thousands of uninsured Pennsylvanians.
Pa. Rep. Brian Sims, a Philadelphia Democrat and the only openly gay legislator in Pennsylvania, says Pa. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, a Cranberry Republican, invoked a House rule to keep Sims from talking about the Supreme Court’s gay marriage rulings.
Hundreds of teachers and public school supporters rallied in Harrisburg Tuesday afternoon hoping to stall school closings and layoffs this fall.