Prosecutors Stake Out Opposing Sides In Pennsylvania Death Penalty AppealPhiladelphia's top prosecutor and the state district attorneys' association are staking out opposing positions in a case to determine if Pennsylvania's death penalty will remain in effect.
Gov. Wolf Signs Law To Make Reporting Sexual Assaults On College Campuses EasierWith the stroke of a pen, Governor Tom Wolf on Monday signed into law a measure aimed at making it easier to report sex assaults on college campuses.
Gov. Tom Wolf Vetoes Voting Machines Bill Over Changes To ElectionsGov. Tom Wolf is vetoing legislation that carried $90 million to help counties buy new voting machines before 2020's elections
Pa. Senate GOP Warns They'll Reassign Fetterman If He Defies Chamber Rules AgainRepublicans who control Pennsylvania's Senate are warning that they'll reassign the duties of Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman as the chamber's presiding officer if he defies the chamber's rules again.
Gov. Tom Wolf Approves New $34B State BudgetGov. Tom Wolf has approved the new state budget and a set of code bills that goes along with it.
Bill Gives $90M To Help Counties Afford New Voting Machines, Changes Voting LawsLawmakers are sending legislation to Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to help Pennsylvania's counties afford new voting machines, but the bill contains changes to voting laws that prompted opposition from Democratic lawmakers.
New Pa. Bill Proposes To Get Rid Of Snow DaysTechnology disrupts everything, and now it's coming for beloved snow days.
Shouting, Name-Calling Highlight Welfare Bill In Pennsylvania SenateThe Pennsylvania Senate devolved into partisan shouting, name-calling and bare-knuckled procedural tactics over a bill to end a decades-old program that offers $200 a month to people deemed unable to work.
Pa. Lawmakers Authorize $60M For School SecurityPennsylvania lawmakers say they'll authorize a second year of school and community security grants, a $60 million program spurred by last year's Florida school shooting that killed 17 people.
Bills Proposed To Eliminate Pennsylvania's Straight-Party Voting OptionLegislation advancing in Pennsylvania's Republican-controlled Legislature would eliminate the ballot option for voters to simply select a straight-party ticket in elections, although House Democrats are objecting to it.
Bills Aim To End Pennsylvania's Straight-Party Voting OptionDemocrats object to proposal to eliminate straight party vote in Pa. elections.