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.
Deweese Released After Corruption SentenceFormer state Rep. Bill DeWeese has been released from prison after finishing his sentence for political corruption.
DeWeese To Be Released From Jail, While Veon Continues To Serve TimeBill DeWeese -- once the top Democrat in the state House of Representatives -- will be released from prison Sunday afternoon.
Plan To Allow Bars To Make Money From Gambling Hits SnagIt would be the largest expansion of legal gambling in Pennsylvania in nearly four years, a plan to allow thousands of bars to make money off gambling, but it has hit a snag in Harrisburg.
Sen. Casey Calling For Quick Action To Fix Local Locks & DamsSen. Bob Casey sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner on Friday asking for quick action on a bill to repair locks and dams in this region.
Pa. House Approves Modified Liquor Privatization BillThe Pennsylvania House of Representatives is expected to begin debate, and vote, on controversial legislation to privatize the state-owned liquor system.