Special Election Set To Fill Ed Gainey's Seat In Pa. HouseA date is set for the Special Election to finish now-Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey’s term in the state House of Representatives.
State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe Not Seeking Re-ElectionThe long-time Republican firebrand will not be seeking re-election this fall.
Lawmakers Lack Votes To Halt Wolf’s Carbon-Pricing PlanThe Republican-controlled state House of Representatives voted Wednesday to block the centerpiece of Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to fight climate change, a cap-and-trade program to clamp down on carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, although the chamber for now lacks the votes to stop it.
Pa. House Of Representatives Passes Bill That Would Allow Permitless Concealed Gun CarryDespite an almost certain veto, the Pa. House of Representatives passed a "constitutional carry" bill.
Lawmakers Working On Bills In Harrisburg That Would Curb The Influence Of LobbyistsPennsylvania's State House of Representatives began advancing bills that would curb the influence of lobbyists in Harrisburg.
Pa. House Of Representatives Votes For Banning ‘Vaccine Passports,’ Limiting Health SecretaryRepublicans in the Pennsylvania House on Wednesday voted to ban the use of so-called COVID-19 “vaccine passports” by colleges, universities or governmental entities and to put new restrictions on the health secretary’s powers during a health emergency.
Legislature Votes To End Gov. Tom Wolf's Pandemic State Of Emergency But Maintains Many COVID-Related RegulationsPennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Legislature moved Thursday both to end Gov. Tom Wolf’s pandemic disaster emergency declaration and to extend hundreds of regulatory waivers his administration approved over the last 15 months.
Pennsylvania House Approves Veto-Bound Bill Designed To Block Local Gun LawsThe Pennsylvania House of Representatives advanced a bill that will be vetoed that would force cities to repeal firearm restrictions.
Pennsylvania House Advances Ban On Abortions Over Down Syndrome DiagnosesDespite a veto threat from Gov. Tom Wolf, a ban on abortions over Down Syndrome diagnoses has passed the Pennsylvania house.
Pennsylvania House Votes To End Governor Tom Wolf's Coronavirus Disaster Emergency DeclarationPennsylvania’s House of Representatives voted to put an end to the governor’s pandemic disaster emergency declaration.
Pennsylvania House Passes Bill To Make Daylight Saving Time PermanentRemembering to spring forward and fall back may be a thing of the past with a bill making its way through Harrisburg.
Leslie Rossi, Creator Of The 'Trump House', Announces Bid For Pennsylvania House Of RepresentativesLeslie Rossi, the woman who created the "Trump House" in Youngstown, is now running for office in Pennsylvania.
COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: House Unanimously Passes Bill To Deploy National Guard For Vaccine DistributionThe House voted unanimously Friday for a bill that would deploy the Pennsylvania National Guard to help with COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Tee Up Referendum On Limiting Governors' Disaster Emergency PowersA divided state House on Friday gave lawmakers’ final OK to put on the May ballot a constitutional amendment limiting governors’ powers during a disaster emergency.
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.