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License Plate Stickers May Be Out In 2017, Or Maybe NotPennsylvania is set to phase out the rectangular registration stickers on license plates by the end of 2016, so long as the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) does not convince lawmakers to reverse legislation.
State House Republicans Push Wolf Taxes To Unanimous DefeatA measure combining all of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed tax increases went down unanimously Monday in the state House, but Republicans and Democrats had much different reasons for voting against it.
Pa. House Takes New Stab At Privatizing Liquor SaleThe Pennsylvania House of Representatives is beginning debate on another proposal to privatize the operations of much of the state-controlled wine and liquor store system.
Pa. Lawmakers Consider Bills To Require Electricity Companies To Give Rate Hike NoticesA hearing in Harrisburg of the House Consumer Affairs Committee brought strong words from legislators on winter electricity price hikes that plagued thousands in this region.
Miller Wins 42nd District Pa. House SeatDemocrat Dan Miller has won election to Pennsylvania's 42nd District seat, replacing former Rep. Matt Smith who was elected to state Senate.
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.
House Judiciary Committee Leader Begins Impeachment Process Against Justice MelvinShe may be a felon convicted on six counts of public corruption, but Justice Joan Orie Melvin is still a member of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court -- for now.
Gov. Corbett Unveils Budget ProposalGov. Tom Corbett unveiled his budget proposal today. He says he plans to spend an additional $600 million in the upcoming fiscal year.
Former State Rep. DeWeese Reports To Prison Accompanied by his girlfriend, former State Rep. Bill DeWeese, of Waynesburg, reported to the Dauphin County Prison.
State Rep. Joe Preston Accused Of Forging Petition SignaturesSix years ago, Ed Gainey, an aide to Mayor Ravenstahl, came within 94 votes of defeating long-time incumbent State Representative Joe Preston. Now he's back for another try, and Gainey has sharpened the rhetoric against his adversary, saying Preston condoned the use of forged signatures to get on the ballot.
DeWeese Found Guilty On All But 1 Count In Political Corruption CaseJurors have reached a verdict in the political corruption trial of State Rep. Bill DeWeese of Greene County. A Dauphin County jury found DeWeese guilty of five of six counts of theft, criminal conspiracy, and conflict of interest.
Jury Deliberates Fate Of PA Rep. Bill DeWeeseThe fate of Pennsylvania Representative Bill DeWeese is now in the hands of a jury of seven women and five men.