Lawmakers Seek Long-Term Limit On Governors’ Emergency PowerAs governors loosen long-lasting coronavirus restrictions, state lawmakers across the U.S., including in Pennsylvania and Ohio, are taking actions to significantly limit the power they could wield in future emergencies.
Committee Approves Nearly $1.5M Renovation Of Governor's Suite At Pa. State CapitolThe Governor's suite at the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg will be receiving a nearly $1.5 million renovation.
Board OK's Spending Nearly $1.5M To Renovate Governor's Offices In HarrisburgThe group that oversees maintenance and construction in the Pennsylvania Capitol voted unanimously Wednesday to spend nearly $1.5 million to renovate the governor’s suite.
3 Pittsburgh Residents Accused Of Stealing Nearly $900,000 In Illegally Obtained Pandemic Unemployment AssistanceThree Pittsburgh residents are charged with pandemic-related fraud.
Pa. Lawmakers Restart Amendment Process On Child Sex Abuse SuitsState lawmakers restarted the process to allow now-adult victims of child sexual abuse to bring lawsuits against their abusers.
Wolf Administration Creates Portal For Organizations To Request Naloxone Nasal SprayThe Wolf administration has launched the Statewide Naloxone Allocation Request Portal.
Pennsylvania State Senator Mike Regan In Hospital After Motorcycle AccidentA Pennsylvania state senator was in the hospital Monday after sustaining serious injuries in a motorcycle accident, his office said.
Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf Extends Expiration Date For License To Carry Firearm Permits For Sixth TimeThe Wolf administration announced Friday that the expiration date for license to carry firearms permits is once again being extended in the state of Pennsylvania.
Agents Found No Evidence Of Backdated Ballots In Post Office In Erie, Report SaysU.S. Postal Service investigators did not find evidence of any backdated presidential election ballots in the post office in Erie.
Pa. House Passes 'Markie's Law,' A Bill Intended To Keep Violent Inmates In Prison LongerThe Pennsylvania House voted to pass a bill that makes it tougher for the state parole board to release violent offenders.
Pennsylvania Capitol Building Reopening To The PublicPennsylvania’s Capitol will reopen to the public this month for the first time since December 2020.
State Police Cancels Spring, Summer Youth Camps For Second Consecutive YearPennsylvania State Police are canceling spring and summer youth camps for the second year in a row.
Budget Research Group Endorses Gov. Wolf's Call To Increase Taxes On State's Top EarnersA budget research group that bills itself as non-partisan has endorsed Governor Tom Wolf's $38 billion budget plan.
Candidates File For Pa. Supreme Court OpeningSeveral candidates have filed petitions to appear on the primary ballot for the Pa. Supreme Court vacancy.
Appeal Of Pa. Man Convicted Of 1996 Murder Of Another Man Found Bound With Duct Tape, Shot In Head And Set Afire RejectedA state appeals court rejected the appeal of a man in the murder of another man found shot twice in the head in Pennsylvania almost a quarter of a century ago.