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.
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