State Legislature

Local Lawmakers Unhappy Pa. Legislature Won't Return Until Sept. 23When the state legislature left Harrisburg earlier this week for summer break, Governor Corbett wasn't the only one frustrated with their inability to pass major pieces of legislation like transportation funding and liquor reform.
State Could Gain Millions From Medicaid ExpansionAn expansion of Medicaid eligibility under a 2010 landmark federal health care law would boost the state's finances by hundreds of millions of dollars a year, the Pennsylvania Legislature's nonpartisan fiscal analysts said Tuesday.
Bill Lets Some Firms Can Keep Portion Of Income Taxes A bill is making its way through the Pennsylvania State Legislature that would allow employers to keep state income tax money they withhold from their new employees.
Lawmaker Wants To Increase Speed Limit On Pa. TurnpikeA local state lawmaker wants to increase the speed limit on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The House transportation committee has approved a bill that would allow the Turnpike Commission to raise the speed limit to 70 mph.
Finding Dedicated Funding For Public TransportationKDKA AM's Larry and John talk to the Allegheny Conference's Ken Zapinsky about possible revenue streams for public transportation that Harrisburg is sitting on.
Bill Would Extend Happy Hour In Pennsylvania A new bill would make Happy Hour even happier in Pennsylvania. Instead of just two hours, restaurants and bars could have 4-hour Happy Hours.
'School Choice' Program Gains Traction In HarrisburgRight now, if parents choose to send their children to private or parochial schools, they must pay for that education and still pay taxes to fund their local public schools.
Liquor Control Board Mulls Opening More Stores On SundaysWith the threat of privatization looming, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has come up with a proposal that would keep the system under state control.
Lawmaker Perks Criticized In Wake Of Proposed Pa. BudgetWhat people really don’t like about Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed budget is what’s not being cut, like the state legislature. It’s the biggest full-time legislature in the country and one of the highest-paid.
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