Mayor Peduto Pens Letter To State Lawmakers Calling For Decriminalization Of Fentanyl Test StripsMayor Bill Peduto is calling on state lawmakers to decriminalize fentanyl test strips, saying they are “an effective opioid overdose prevention strategy.”
Bill That Would Allow Sunday Hunting Undergoes Changes In Pa. House Of RepresentativesLegislation to allow Sunday hunting with a landowner's written permission three days a year in Pennsylvania is getting some minor changes ahead of a final vote in the state House.
Pa. House Of Representatives Names October 28, 2019 'Steve Blass Day' In PennsylvaniaThe Pennsylvania House of Representatives has named October 28, 2019 "Steve Blass Day" in Pennsylvania.
'Let's Stop All This': Medical Experts, Politicians, Victims' Families Give Emotional Testimony At Assault Weapon Violence HearingSeveral members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives were in Homewood Thursday morning. They were attending a public hearing on escalating gun violence, particularly related to assault-style weapons.
After Court Ruling, State House Will Resume Faith-Based PrayerThe Pennsylvania House of Representatives will resume opening its sessions with faith-based prayers, more than a month after a federal appeals court said the practice comports with the U.S. Constitution.
Local Lawmakers Set To Introduce 'Fair Pay To Play Act' To Allow Student-Athletes To Get PaidJust a day after California lawmakers signed a bill into law which allows student-athletes to be paid, officials in Pennsylvania are attempting to follow suit.
GOP Retains Pennsylvania House Seat In Special ElectionRepublicans easily won a special election to retain a seat in the state House of Representatives in a GOP-leaning district in central Pennsylvania.
Woman Awarded For Being Oldest Resident In Ross Twp.Ann Jacobs was given a special gift for her birthday this year.
Divided House Votes To End Pennsylvania's $54 Million Cash Welfare ProgramState lawmakers are voting to end a Pennsylvania cash welfare program, a year after it was revived following a court decision.
State Lawmakers Consider Regulating Breast Milk DonationState lawmakers are considering regulating breast milk donations and the organizations that sell it.
Pennsylvania House Launches Another Effort To Outlaw Down Syndrome AbortionsPennsylvania's House of Representatives is launching another effort to outlaw abortions because of a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.
State Lawmakers In Philadelphia Introduce Bill To Curb Use Of Plastic BagsTwo state representatives in Philadelphia have introduced a bill to take on plastic bags.
Pa. House Approves Tougher Rules On Child Sexual Abuse ReportingThe Pennsylvania House is approving tougher penalties for people who don't report suspicions about repeated child sexual abuse.
Tree Of Life Synagogue Victims Remembered At Services In HarrisburgVictims of the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting were remembered Wednesday during a memorial service at the state Capitol in Harrisburg.
Pa. Democrats, Muslim Lawmaker Decry Opening Prayer As DivisiveThe first female Muslim member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives says she was offended by a colleague's decision to open session with a prayer that "at the name of Jesus every knee will bow."