Constitutional Amendment Could Limit A Governor's Emergency Powers During PandemicPennsylvania voters will likely soon get the final say about whether to limit the governor’s powers during a disaster emergency after a divided state House of Representatives endorsed a proposed constitutional amendment Wednesday.
New Democratic Leader In State House Is Both First Woman And Black Woman To Hold This Top JobPennsylvania Rep. Joanna McClinton is the first African American woman elected to lead her party in the Pennsylvania Legislature.
COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State House Republicans Send Gov. Tom Wolf Bill To Limit Coronavirus LawsuitsA divided state House on Friday passed a Republican-backed proposal to make it harder to sue schools, health care providers and others over COVID-19 claims.
Pennsylvania House Votes To Impose Fees On Electric CarsMotorists who register an electric vehicle in Pennsylvania would have to pay an annual fee, under lame-duck session legislation approved by the state’s Republican-controlled House of Representatives on Thursday.
Pittsburgh Region Loses Clout In State House While Gaining In State SenateWith the resignation this year of House Speaker Mike Turzai and the defeat last week of Democratic House Leader Frank Dermody, many worry this region is losing its clout in Harrisburg.
More Gender Diversity Appears On Pa.'s Ballot As Women Candidates Grow In NumbersNext Tuesday's election features something a little unusual in Pennsylvania -- lots of women on the ballot.
Pa. House Democrats, Republicans Call For Rep. Aaron Bernstine's Resignation; Video Allegedly Shows Him Encouraging Young Son To SmokeRepublican Rep. Aaron Bernstine's own party and state House democrats are calling for him to resign after a video surfaced allegedly showing him encouraging his 5-year-old son to smoke.
Gov. Tom Wolf Pushes For Political Reform In HarrisburgGov. Tom Wolf held a press conference Thursday to push for political reform in Harrisburg.
House Republicans Lose Override Vote About Gov. Wolf's School Sports Bill VetoThe votes are in and Gov. Tom Wolf's veto stands for the bill that would have given school districts the sole ability to make decisions on sports.
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.
State House Passes Bill Preventing Governors From Shutting Down Churches In DisastersThe Pennsylvania House on Tuesday passed a bill that would prevent governors from applying their disease control powers to shut down gatherings at churches or other houses of worship.