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.
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.