Review Says Pa. Lawmakers Introducing, Passing Fewer BillsThe number of bills introduced and the number of laws passed by the Pa. legislature has fallen since peaking in the early 1990s, study says
Air Pollution Legislation To Raise Fines, New Alert SystemState representative. Austin Davis recently introduced legislation in response to the Clairton Coke Works fire.
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.
Local Leaders Hoping To Pass Legislation To Help Long-Time Residents Handle Tax Bills In Now-Thriving NeighborhoodsAs Pittsburgh’s neighborhoods continue to grow, often, so do property tax bills.
Gov. Wolf Calls For Universal Lead Testing For InfantsGov. Tom Wolf is calling on lawmakers to enact legislation that would provide for universal lead testing of all infants in Pennsylvania.
Wolf Signs LGBT Anti-Discrimination Executive OrderPennsylvania's governor on Thursday barred state contractors and grant recipients from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity as he awaits action on stalled legislation that would ban such bias in employment, housing and public services.
Should Pennsylvania Legalize The Sale Of Fireworks?Bottle rockets, roman candles and mortars. It is illegal to sell, buy or use them in Pennsylvania -- illegal in fact for state residents to go out of state and get them.
Gov. Wolf Vows To Support Pa. Senate's Medical Marijuana BillGovernor Tom Wolf today met with parents who say their children's health could be greatly improved - if they had access to medical marijuana.
City Councilwoman Backing Legislation To Study Local DaycaresNearly two thirds of children under the age of 5 are from families where both parents work.
Local Salon Owners Gear Up For New Tanning Bed Bill Doctors have been long concerned about the health risks of tanning beds, and in just a matter of days, many of those concerns will be written in a new state law.
New Legislations Proposes Turning Interstates Into Toll RoadsRight now you can drive north on Interstate 79 from West Virginia, turn east on Interstate 80 and never pay a toll within Pennsylvania.
Congressman Talks About Dealing With Mental Illness Congressman Tim Murphy brings his unique mental health perspective to the legislative side to prevent violent tragedies.
Rocco's Law Introduced To Increase Penalties For Killing A K-9 Snieper, Mt. Lebanon's officer, is trained to stop a bad guy, but for his handler he's more than just a police dog.
Rep. Murphy Proposes Mental Health ReformsPITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) Earlier this year a man who was allegedly hallucinating and paranoid killed his 76 year-old grandmother in Gibsonia when he said the “Archangel Michael” made him do it. The family told KDKA’s John Shumway when it happened they wanted to see laws change because families need protection against thoughts who they feel are violent but have yet to act out.
New Survey Says One-Quarter Of Drivers Surf The WebStand on any side of the road and it’s likely you’ll see drivers with a cell phone against their ear.