Southwestern Pennsylvania Sends 6 Newcomers To State House Of Representatives In HarrisburgSix new House members from the region are going to Harrisburg for the first time.
Democrat Frank Dermody Concedes To Republican Carrie DelRosso In Pa. State House RacePennsylvania House Minority Leader Frank Dermody conceded his race against Republican challenger Carrie DelRosso.
In Effort To Flip Control Of Pa. House, Democrats Challenge 2 Local Republican IncumbentsAll 203 state House seats are on the ballot this November, and this election could determine who controls the Pennsylvania legislature in Harrisburg.
Pennsylvania House Fails To Override Governor Tom Wolf's Veto Of Bill For Restaurant CapacityLast week’s veto by Pennsylvania’s governor of a bill that would have let restaurants reopen at full capacity in some circumstances remains in effect after a veto override failed in the state House.
Pennsylvania House Republicans Drop Plans To Set Up 'Election Integrity' PanelHouse Republicans in Pennsylvania are dropping plans to fast-track an effort to set up a Republican-majority election panel with subpoena power.
Local Schools Allowing More Sports Fans After Court Ruling; Wolf Administration AppealingSome Pennsylvania school districts are permitting more fans in the stands in the wake of a federal judge’s ruling that tossed statewide pandemic limits on crowd size, while legislative Republicans prepared Wednesday to renew their push to enshrine local control of school sports into law.
Pa. House Speaker Mike Turzai Officially Announces He Will Step DownPennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai has officially announced he is stepping down from his position in the state House of Representatives and will leave his seat before the end of his term.
Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai Will Not Seek Re-ElectionPennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai will not run for re-election in a critical election year when Democrats are aiming to take control of the chamber.
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.