Pennsylvania Turnpike's $104M In Unpaid Tolls Draws State Senators' ScrutinyPennsylvania senators grilled turnpike executives over their efforts to collect unpaid tolls that amounted to $104 million last year during a hearing Wednesday prompted by an Associated Press report last week regarding some 11 million rides that generated no revenue for the debt-hobbled agency.
Pennsylvania GOP Aims To Advance Election ‘Investigation’ With SubpoenasThe top Republican in Pennsylvania’s state Senate is pushing forward what the GOP calls a “forensic investigation” of last year’s presidential election, calling Friday for a Senate committee to issue subpoenas.
Republicans Start 'Forensic Investigation' Into Pennsylvania ElectionDemocratic members of Pennsylvania’s Senate say that Thursday’s first hearing in what Republicans call a “full forensic investigation” into last year’s presidential election is part of a national campaign to attack elections.
Top Republican In Pa. Senate Says Election 'Investigation' Hearings Will Begin This WeekThe top Republican in Pennsylvania’s Senate said hearings will begin this week.
Sen. Doug Mastriano's Plan To Issue Election Subpoenas 'Stopped'A backer of former President Donald Trump’s effort to carry out an Arizona-style “forensic investigation” of Pennsylvania’s 2020 presidential election suggested Thursday that fellow Republicans in the state Senate are blocking his efforts.
Legislature Votes To End Gov. Tom Wolf's Pandemic State Of Emergency But Maintains Many COVID-Related RegulationsPennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Legislature moved Thursday both to end Gov. Tom Wolf’s pandemic disaster emergency declaration and to extend hundreds of regulatory waivers his administration approved over the last 15 months.
Pennsylvania Senate Passes Bill To Ban Vaccine PassportsThe Senate has passed a bill to prohibit governments and school districts from requiring a COVID-19 vaccination for any sort of access.
State Senate Advances Bill To Ban Vaccine PassportsRepublicans in Pennsylvania’s state Senate began advancing legislation Monday to prohibit governments and school districts from requiring a COVID-19 vaccination for any sort of access.
Pennsylvania Senate Committee Approves Bill Updating Notification Process For Data BreachesA statewide data breach exposed the personal, sensitive health data of nearly 72,000 Pennsylvanians.
Pennsylvania Senate Republicans Won't Fast-Track Child Sex Abuse Lawsuit WindowMajority Republicans in the state Senate announced Monday they will not employ a rarely used emergency process to amend the Pennsylvania Constitution to give victims of child sexual abuse a 2-year window in which to file civil lawsuits.
COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Senate Unanimously Approves $912M Pandemic Recovery Aid BillPennsylvania’s state Senate on Wednesday unanimously approved legislation to distribute just over $900 million to aid schools and hospitality-related businesses hit hard by the coronavirus, as well as people struggling to pay rent or utility bills.
Jim Brewster Sworn In As State Senator In Pennsylvania's 45th DistrictDemocrat Jim Brewster was sworn in Wednesday after Republicans refused to seat him last week.
Judge Upholds Counting Of Challenged Mail-In Ballots, Leading To Jim Brewster's Seating In State SenateA federal judge ruled on Tuesday that certain mail-in ballots were lawfully counted in Allegheny County, rejecting the claims of a Republican challenger to Pennsylvania Senator Jim Brewster of McKeesport.
Court Decision Pushed To Tuesday In Brewster-Ziccarelli Senate FightA federal judge expected to rule on a lawsuit over the 45th District Senate seat Monday will now release his opinion by noon Tuesday.
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.