Pa. Senate Unanimously Passes 'Free The Lemonade Stands' BillPennsylvania kids will be able to start a lemonade stand without worries, thanks to a bill heading to Governor Wolf's desk.
GOP Voting Law Bill Clears State House Amid Wolf Veto ThreatA Republican rewrite of Pennsylvania election law that would mandate voter IDs, alter registration and ballot counting deadlines and give conservatives auditing procedures they have clamored for passed the state House on Tuesday despite the Democratic governor’s veto threat.
State Lawmakers Seeking To Reintroduce The 'Fairness Act,' Increase LGBTQ+ Protections Under State LawState lawmakers will unveil updated legislation to try to stop discrimination against members of the LGBTQ+ community.
Pennsylvania Republicans Eye Referendums To Get Past Gov. Wolf's VetoesRepublicans who control Pennsylvania’s Legislature are increasingly looking to take a different avenue to write laws, voter referendums, to get around Gov. Tom Wolf and make policy that the Democrat cannot block with his veto pen.
Pa. Lawmakers Return For June With Big Agenda, Sharp DifferencesPennsylvania state lawmakers are returning to session Monday with a big June agenda and sharp differences over the future of the state’s finances, schools, energy sector and election procedures.
Pennsylvania Lawmakers' Spending Jumps, Boosting Reserves During PandemicThe Pennsylvania Legislature’s spending grew by more than 8% last year, adding some $28 million to its own reserves as the state’s deficit ballooned and many residents struggled to pay bills during the pandemic.
Republicans Aim At Pennsylvania's Democratic Majority On State Supreme CourtAn amendment to the state constitution by Republicans would sort judges' seats into geographical districts where a candidate must live.
GOP Pushes Back On $15 Million Gov. Tom Wolf Seeks For Voting MachinesRepublican lawmakers aren't committing to the money sought by Gov. Wolf to get counties to replace their voting machines by the 2020 election.
Following Death Of Antwon Rose II, State Democrats Propose Changes To Police Use Of Deadly ForceA group of Democratic lawmakers is proposing to change the state law on the use of deadly force in order to prevent an officer from shooting at suspected felons who are running away.
Ahead Of 2020 Elections, Pa. Senate Moves To Delay Replacing Voting Machines Pennsylvania's Senate is moving to delay the state's decertification of voting machines in expectation of replacing them all by 2020's presidential elections.
Amid U.S. Measles Outbreak, State Rep. Proposes Bill Requiring Doctors Treat Unvaccinated ChildrenCalled the "Informed Consent Act," H.B. 286 says a health provider could not “harass, coerce, scold or threaten a patient or parent” from refusing immunization.