Election Reform Package Speeds Toward Vote In Pa.Legislation speeding toward approval in Pennsylvania would deliver the biggest changes to state election laws in decades while approving much of the money it'll cost counties to buy new voting machines ahead of next year's presidential election.
Report Says Panel, Not Lawmakers, Should Redraw DistrictsA commission set up by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf is recommending Pennsylvania redraw congressional and legislative districts through an 11-person appointed group that would provide a set of options that state lawmakers would choose from.
Top Aides Leave Democrat Campaign Arm Amid Diversity ComplaintsA mass departure of top aides has shaken House Democrats' campaign arm after Hispanic and black members of Congress complained that the staff lacked diversity.
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.
Time Running Out In Effort To Cut Number Of State LawmakersA proposal to shrink the number of Pennsylvania state lawmakers that's kicked around the Capitol for years may not be dead, but it's on life support.
Pa. House Vote On GOP Budget Plan Expected TodayThe state House is expected to vote today on a controversial plan to pay for the already enacted state budget.
Governor Wolf: 'Comfortable With Communications' As Revenue Discussions Trundle OnGovernor Wolf continues to put forth a brave face as the effort to fund the state’s new budget remains in limbo.
Newsradio 1020 Editorial: Forget Reality TVForget “reality” shows on TV – Pennsylvanians can just watch the continuing dysfunction in Harrisburg.
Governor Wolf Vetoes Entire Republican Budget Bill, Liquor Legislation Up In The AirDemocratic Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday he will veto the Republican-crafted spending plan that the GOP's huge majorities in the state Legislature sent to him just hours before the state government's fiscal year ended.
Pa. House Elects A New Speaker, Other Legislators Sworn InWith both an outgoing and incoming governor looking on, a more Republican General Assembly took office in Harrisburg Tuesday.
Allegheny County Crime Lab Facing Uncertain FutureThe state subsidy for the Allegheny County crime lab has dwindled from about seven million dollars down to zero in recent years. A number of officials told legislators from Harrisburg what could happen if that doesn't change.
Lawmakers Take Aim At Zero Tolerance Policies After KD Investigation
Lawmakers Getting Earful From Constituents After ShutdownLawmakers ended the government shutdown earlier this week with a last minute deal, but it could all happen again early next year if a long-term deal isn't reached.
Pa. Lawmakers To Target Gay "Conversion" TherapySome state Democratic lawmakers want to bar Pennsylvania mental-health providers from trying to change the sexual orientation of gay minors.