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.
Rep. Turzai Pushes Bill To Privatize State StoresKDKA Radio's Mike Pintek talked with PA State House Majority Leader Republican Mike Turzai.
Debate Over State Liquor Store Privatization Heating UpThe debate is heating up over whether or not to privatize Pennsylvania’s state liquor store system. The lawmaker who is the latest to put a proposal on the table, and another lawmaker who is absolutely opposed, squared off during Friday’s taping of the KD-PG Sunday Edition.
Pintek Talks About Privatizing State Liquor SalesMike Pintek talks with Pennsylvania Auditor General Jack Wagner on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA about his department's recent audit of Pennsylvania's liquor stores and the Liquor Control Board.
Republican Legislative Leaders Release Details Of Budget DealWith a Thursday deadline looming, Republican legislative leaders in Harrisburg began on Monday to release details of their budget agreement with Gov. Tom Corbett.