State Jobless Center Workers Being Laid Off In Funding FightHundreds of state employees caught in an unemployment compensation program funding dispute between Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's administration and Senate Republicans spent their last day on the job Monday before they qualify for jobless benefits themselves.
Hundreds Get Layoff Notices In Jobless Centers Funding FightLayoff notices are going out to more than 500 Pennsylvania state employees because of a dispute over additional state funding for unemployment compensation services.
Pennsylvania Senator Aims To Repeal Abortion Clinic LawA Pennsylvania senator has announced he will seek repeal of a 2011 law that imposed expensive facility and staff expansions on clinics that perform abortions.
Pennsylvania Advances Bill To Regulate Fantasy SportsA Pennsylvania House of Representatives committee is advancing legislation that would regulate and tax daily fantasy sports betting in the state.
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.