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.
Pittsburgh's New Gun Legislation Includes A Red Flag RuleA red flag rule allows authorities to temporarily seize guns from people deemed to be a danger to themselves or others.
Fight Over Sexual Abuse Victims' Lawsuit Time Limit Returns To SenateSenate Democrats are attempting anew to give now-adult victims of child sexual abuse a reprieve from time limits in state law that prohibit them from suing perpetrators and institutions that may have covered it up.
Move To Shrink Size Of Bloated Pa. Legislature May Get Torpedoed AgainPennsylvania has the largest full-time legislature in America, but now there's a bill that would let you decide if it should be cut down in size.
Gambling Expansion To Be Introduced As State Lawmakers Begin New TermThe newest class of Pennsylvania state lawmakers, their family members and supporters are headed to the state Capitol for swearing-in ceremonies.