Senate Moves Pennsylvania Budget Fight Into House's CourtThe Pennsylvania Senate sprinted through hundreds of pages of just-unveiled budget legislation Thursday, handing it back to the House Republican majority and all but ensuring that a five-month stalemate that is crippling social services agencies would blow into next week.
Senate Begins Debate On Measure To Kill School Property TaxThe Pennsylvania Senate is beginning debate on a measure to eliminate school property taxes statewide by replacing the money with increases in state tax rates on sales and income.
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.
Pennsylvania Senate Passes Medical Marijuana BillPennsylvania state senators have for the second time sent legislation to legalize various forms of medical marijuana to the House, where it faces an uncertain future.
Gov. Corbett Fights For Funding To Fix Structurally-Deficient BridgesGov. Tom Corbett is fighting to get billions of dollars to fix the state's structurally-deficient bridges.
Pa. Senator Pushing Bill To Take DNA From Those Arrested For Serious OffensesA Pennsylvania state senator says it's time Pennsylvania took DNA samples from those arrested for serious offenses.
State Senators Get Much To Mull In Alcohol Debate Senators are getting a lot to consider during the third and final Senate committee hearing on proposals to liberalize the sale of beer, wine and liquor.
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.