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.
Cecil Township Supervisor Elizabeth Cowden had a very personal reason for making the four-hour trip from Washington County to Harrisburg Tuesday.
It is not something you hear very often in Pittsburgh, but Cleveland has something out city could use.
A federal judge on Thursday threw out the governor’s lawsuit against the NCAA over sanctions against Penn State related to Jerry Sandusky, calling his argument “a Hail Mary pass” that easily warranted dismissal.
Senators are getting a lot to consider during the third and final Senate committee hearing on proposals to liberalize the sale of beer, wine and liquor.
Pittsburgh has finally stemmed its long-running population slide – but it was close.
Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate declined slightly last month, but remains above the national rate.
Singer-songwriter Josh Ritter says he won’t return to play a central Pennsylvania Christian college unless it changes its policy against “homosexual behavior.”
A California state survey has found that the Pennsylvania governor’s salary was the nation’s highest in 2012, although a spokesman for Gov. Tom Corbett points out that he doesn’t accept the entire salary.
Gov. Tom Corbett has laid out his proposed budget, but state Sen. Elder Vogel says it’s far from finished.
The NCAA wasted no time in challenging a new Pennsylvania law designed to keep the $60 million Penn State fine over the Jerry Sandusky scandal in the state, filing a federal challenge to the legislation hours after Gov. Tom Corbett signed it into law Wednesday.