Pennsylvania House of Representatives
A 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.
The 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.
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.
Democrat Dan Miller has won election to Pennsylvania’s 42nd District seat, replacing former Rep. Matt Smith who was elected to state Senate.
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is expected to begin debate, and vote, on controversial legislation to privatize the state-owned liquor system.
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.
Gov. Tom Corbett unveiled his budget proposal today. He says he plans to spend an additional $600 million in the upcoming fiscal year.
Accompanied by his girlfriend, former State Rep. Bill DeWeese, of Waynesburg, reported to the Dauphin County Prison.
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.
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.
The fate of Pennsylvania Representative Bill DeWeese is now in the hands of a jury of seven women and five men.
Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner has resigned her seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives after a five years of service.
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has voted to amend the state budget, restoring hundreds of millions of dollars to education.