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.
Gov. Tom Wolf Pushes For Political Reform In HarrisburgGov. Tom Wolf held a press conference Thursday to push for political reform in Harrisburg.
State Senate Passes Bill That Would Loosen Restaurant RestrictionsThe state Senate has passed a bill that would change some of Pennsylvania's restaurant restrictions.
Pennsylvania House, Senate Complete 1st Step To Strip Future Governors Of Some Authority Under Emergency DeclarationsPennsylvania lawmakers move to limit a governor's disaster powers.
'People Are Screaming For Reform': State Legislation Following Antwon Rose's Death 2 Years Ago Expected To Be On Gov. Wolf's Desk SoonFriday marks two years since Antwon Rose II was shot and killed by an East Pittsburgh Police Officer.
Court Schedules Oral Argument For State Senate Republicans' Lawsuit To Enforce Resolution Ending Gov. Wolf's Emergency DeclarationCommonwealth Court on Tuesday scheduled oral argument for later this month regarding the Senate Republicans’ lawsuit to enforce a Legislature-approved resolution that aims to end Pennsylvania’s pandemic shutdown.
Coronavirus Closures: Gov. Tom Wolf Likely To Veto Bill To Reopen Pa. BusinessesAccording to Lt. Governor John Fetterman, Governor Wolf is likely to veto Senate Bill 613 that would reopen businesses in Pennsylvania.
State Senate Passes Down Syndrome Abortion Ban BillPennsylvania's Senate is taking up debate on a bill to outlaw abortions because of a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, although it faces a veto on Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's desk.
Pennsylvania Lawmaker Switches From Democrat To IndependentA Democrat in Pennsylvania's state Senate is switching his registration to become an independent and will caucus with the Republican majority.
Prosecutor Chosen To Run For State Senate Seat Vacated By Mike FolmerThe Lebanon County District Attorney, David Arnold has been chosen to run for the Pennsylvania State Senate seat vacated by Mike Folmer
January Election Set To Replace Arrested Lawmaker Who ResignedVoters in a central Pennsylvania state Senate district will get a chance in January to pick a replacement for a four-term senator who resigned last week after being arrested on child pornography possession charges.
Gun Debate Revived In 2-Day Pa. Senate Committee HearingThe debate over guns is reviving in Pennsylvania's Legislature, although Democrats say the process ignores their top priorities and could end up loosening gun laws.
Chaos Ensues Over Welfare Bill In Pennsylvania SenateTempers flared in Harrisburg, all over a state senate bill about welfare.
Pa. Senate Advances Expansion Of Private School Tax CreditsLegislation to substantially expand taxpayer support for private and religious schools is taking another step in Pennsylvania.