Pa. Bill Would Bar Sex-Change Surgery In Children's Health PlanThe Pennsylvania Senate is advancing legislation to bar coverage for gender or sex reassignment surgery in the federally subsidized Children's Health Insurance Program.
Pennsylvania Must Start Freezing Spending, Top Senator SaysA top Pennsylvania lawmaker says it's time for Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to start freezing programs because the deficit-strapped state government soon won't be able to pay every bill on time.
Democrats Try To Slow Fast-Tracked Pension Reform BillThe latest version of a public pension reform bill passed the state Senate Monday, and is expected to get a vote in the House later this week.
Pennsylvania Senate OKs Internet Play For Casinos, LotteryThe Pennsylvania Senate is advancing legislation to allow online casino-style gambling in the state as lawmakers look for ways to heal the state's deficit-ridden finances.
Gov. Wolf To Sign Temporary Fix For Unemployment Comp SystemDemocratic Gov. Tom Wolf will sign legislation to flush $15 million into a chaotic state unemployment compensation system that's forcing the jobless to wait longer to get questions answered or benefits checks.
Cyberattack Still Idling Pennsylvania Senate DemocratsThe computer network for Pennsylvania's Senate Democrats remains shut down by what they call a "ransomware" cyberattack that's drawn the attention of the FBI.
Gambling Expansion To Be Introduced As State Lawmakers Begin New TermThe newest class of Pennsylvania state lawmakers, their family members and supporters are headed to the state Capitol for swearing-in ceremonies.
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.
Pa. House GOP Spokesman: 'Police Names Bill Likely To Return'The bill would have made it a crime for law enforcement agencies to release the name of a police officer involved in a shooting
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.
Senate OKs Bill To Allow Ride-Sharing Companies To OperateThe Pennsylvania Senate has approved legislation to allow ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft to operate in the state.
Court Won't Consider Deal For Judge In Salacious Email CaseThe ethics case against a suspended Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice over his email practices could be resolved during a hearing in Pittsburgh.