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Pa. Lawmakers Consider Bills To Require Electricity Companies To Give Rate Hike Notices

A 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.

03/20/2014

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Miller Wins 42nd District Pa. House Seat

Democrat Dan Miller has won election to Pennsylvania’s 42nd District seat, replacing former Rep. Matt Smith who was elected to state Senate.

05/21/2013

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Pa. House Approves Modified Liquor Privatization Bill

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is expected to begin debate, and vote, on controversial legislation to privatize the state-owned liquor system.

03/21/2013

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House Judiciary Committee Leader Begins Impeachment Process Against Justice Melvin

She 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.

02/22/2013

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Gov. Corbett Unveils Budget Proposal

Gov. Tom Corbett unveiled his budget proposal today. He says he plans to spend an additional $600 million in the upcoming fiscal year.

02/05/2013

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Former State Rep. DeWeese Reports To Prison

Accompanied by his girlfriend, former State Rep. Bill DeWeese, of Waynesburg, reported to the Dauphin County Prison.

05/14/2012

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State Rep. Joe Preston Accused Of Forging Petition Signatures

Six 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.

03/29/2012

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DeWeese Found Guilty On All But 1 Count In Political Corruption Case

Jurors 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.

02/06/2012

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Jury Deliberates Fate Of PA Rep. Bill DeWeese

The fate of Pennsylvania Representative Bill DeWeese is now in the hands of a jury of seven women and five men.

02/02/2012

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County Controller Chelsa Wagner Resigns From House Seat

Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner has resigned her seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives after a five years of service.

01/16/2012

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State House Votes To Amend State Budget

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has voted to amend the state budget, restoring hundreds of millions of dollars to education.

05/26/2011

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