Pa. House Panel To Vote On GOP-Backed Plan To Elect Judges By ZoneProposed changes to the Pennsylvania Constitution to temporarily permit lawsuits over child sexual abuse that occurred many years ago and to elect state appeals court judges by zone rather than statewide will be taken up Wednesday by a state House committee.
Democrats On House Judiciary Committee Returning Early To Work On Gun LegislationsDemocrats on the House Judiciary Committee are returning early from their recess to begin work on gun violence legislation.
Rep. Reschenthaler Misses Jon Stewart's Scathing Testimony, But Says He Supports 9/11 Compensation FundComedian Jon Stewart scolded Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money.
House Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing On Police Body CamerasThere has been debate over whether police should be required to wear cameras and if they do, how the video should be regulated. The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the matter Wednesday in the Fred Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe.
House Judiciary Committee Leader Begins Impeachment Process Against Justice MelvinShe may be a felon convicted on six counts of public corruption, but Justice Joan Orie Melvin is still a member of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court -- for now.
Congressman-Elect Rothfus Says First Focus Is Constituent ServiceIt's congressional musical chairs -- Jason Altmire was defeated by Mark Critz who was defeated by Keith Rothfus --who is just hours away from becoming the region's newest congressman.