Pennsylvania Lawmakers Start Debating Medical Marijuana BillThe Pennsylvania House of Representatives took up a proposal Monday to permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, a potential breakthrough for supporters who have worked for several years to get legalization through the Republican-controlled Legislature.
Pennsylvania Lawmakers To Take Up Medical Marijuana ProposalA proposal to allow marijuana to be prescribed for a list of medical conditions is heading to the Pennsylvania House floor, where it could face changes before a final vote.
State House To Consider Legalizing Medical Marijuana Next WeekTwenty-three states have legalized doctor-prescribed marijuana in limited cases.
Pa. House Expected To Begin Impeachment Investigation Against AG KaneThe state House of Representatives is likely to investigate whether Attorney General Kathleen Kane is liable for impeachment.
Pa. House Votes To Tweak Education Funding DistributionPennsylvania's Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted Tuesday to stop Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's use of a formula that targets extra subsidy money for school districts hardest-hit by past spending cuts, charging that he lacks that authority.
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Taking Out Loans To Make PayrollPennsylvania's House of Representatives and Senate are now borrowing money amid a four-month budget stalemate that has depleted lawmakers' reserves and shut off billions of dollars in aid to schools and social services.
State House Hearing In Pittsburgh Takes Testimony On Medical MarijuanaLegalizing medical marijuana -- the issue stirs emotion, as members of the state House Health and Judiciary Committees discovered at a hearing in Pittsburgh.
Pennsylvania House Passes Bill On Cyber BullyingA bill creating the offense of cyber harassment of a child in Pennsylvania has the overwhelming approval of the state House of Representatives.
Pa. House Elects A New Speaker, Other Legislators Sworn InWith both an outgoing and incoming governor looking on, a more Republican General Assembly took office in Harrisburg Tuesday.
Lawmakers Banned From Posting Ice Bucket Challenge Videos On Official AccountsThe Committee of House Administration is dumping cold water on members of the House of Representatives, banning them from posting videos of themselves participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on official accounts.
Corbett Feud With Republican Legislators More Public Than EverAfter Governor Corbett line-item vetoed part of the Republican-controlled General Assembly’s legislative budget, Senate leaders accused the governor of not working effectively with Republican majorities in the legislature.
DeWeese Discusses Prison Sentence For 1st TimeEarlier this year, former State Rep. Bill DeWeese was released from prison after finishing his sentence for political corruption.