Turzai Adjourns House; Senate Abandons Compromise, Adopting Republican Budget PlanPennsylvania state government's 6-month-old budget stalemate is crumbling, but disagreements remain as lawmakers rush to approve bipartisan budget legislation before Christmas.
Another Tentative Deal Set For State BudgetLeaders in the Republican-controlled state Senate and House Democrats have reached an agreement on a tax plan to fund a new budget, but the Republican-controlled House could be a different story.
Governor & Others Point To State House As Reason For Budget StalemateA day in Harrisburg sometimes feels like eternity, especially when trying to get to the bottom of why state lawmakers can't agree on a state budget.
Wolf Says Ball Is In GOP's Court After Budget Deal BlowupWith the collapse of a fragile deal to end a five-month budget stalemate, Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday that the next step is up to Republican legislative majority leaders.
Turzai Says Governor's Tax On Shale Drilling Hurts Drilling IndustryHouse Speaker Mike Turzai, a Marshall Republican, convened an energy forum with some of his House colleagues at the Pittsburgh Technical Institute in Oakdale on Friday morning.
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.
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.
Wine, Beer Could Be Sold In Many Venues If Pa. Privatizes State StoresFor decades, Pennsylvanians have bought bottles of wine and liquor from one of the state's 600 wine and spirits stores and cases of beer from their local distributor, but all that could change.
Route 19 Construction Nearly CompleteIt's been 8-years in the making, and Route 19 through Wexford Flats is now nearly finished.
Voter ID Controversy Full Of PoliticsThe whole controversy over voter ID is full of politics. Republicans, who said they wanted to safeguard the election process, admitted it might give Mitt Romney the edge in Pennsylvania. And Democrats said the bill was designed to keep Democrats from voting in big cities.
Opinion: Keystone Election KopsRepublican Pennsylvania State Representative Mike Turzai gives away true intent of Republicans' new voter ID laws.
Pa. Makes Teen Driving Laws TougherIt is just after school and car loads of teenagers leave school and head for points unknown. In the eyes of safety experts, it is a recipe for disaster. Once signed by Governor Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania's new teen safe driving law will end the days of carpooling 16-year-olds.