Special Election Set For April To Fill Vacancy In Pa. SenateVoters in southwestern Pennsylvania will fill a vacancy in the state Senate in a special election on April 2.
Top Pa. Republican Senator Says He Favors Swearing In Democrat Lindsey WilliamsThe top-ranking Republican in the Pennsylvania Senate says he favors seating a Democrat who won a western Pennsylvania race last month now that he's looked into questions about the woman's residency.
Pa. Democrats Prepare Bills To Keep Health Insurance ProtectionsDemocrats in Pennsylvania's state Senate say they'll introduce legislation to continue protections in individual health insurance plans sold in the state should the Affordable Care Act be permanently blocked in the courts.
Democrat Submits Papers In Residency Dispute With Pa. Senate GOPLawyers for a woman newly elected to Pennsylvania's Senate say documents they submitted to the top Republican senator should address any concerns that she doesn't meet residency requirements to serve in the chamber.
Pa. Senate GOP Puts New Democrat's Residency Debate Into MotionPennsylvania's top state senator is setting in motion a process to decide whether a Democrat meets residency requirements to serve in the chamber.
'A Really Good Day For Women In Politics': Pa. Women Make History During Midterm ElectionIt's been 98 years since women gained the right to vote in the U.S. Constitution. But since then women have had a difficult time getting elected to legislative bodies. This year was different.
Pa. Democrats Win U.S. House Seats, Races For Governor, U.S. SenatePennsylvania elected a state record four women to the U.S. House on Tuesday as Democrats smashed the state's all-male congressional delegation and picked up three seats in the chamber.
Lindsey Williams Claims Victory In District 38 State Senate RaceA Pennsylvania state Senate race, where socialism became a big buzzword went deep into the night.
Pa. Senate Session Ends With No Vote On Church Abuse BillA feeling of disappointment filled the air in the Pennsylvania State Senate late Wednesday night after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement over the Statute of Limitations Reform Bill for child sex abuse victims.
Gov. Wolf To Sign Bill Toughening DUI Penalties For Repeat OffendersTougher penalties for repeated DUI offenders will soon become state law following passage by the Pennsylvania Legislature.
Pa. Senate Pulls Plans To Vote On Church Abuse BillPennsylvania's Senate is pulling plans to vote on legislation to respond to a state grand jury report accusing hundreds of Roman Catholic priests of sexually abusing children over decades.
Pa. Senate Candidates Exchange Heated Words, Republican Accuses Democrat Of Being A SocialistIt's been a very visible race for state Senate between Jeremy Shaffer and Lindsey Williams, and now a war of words is heating up between the candidates.
Republicans File Petition To Remove Democrat From Ballot In Contentious Pa. Senate RaceA petition filed by the chairman of the Ross Township Republican Party and one other alleges that Lindsey Williams, the Democratic candidate for state Senate, has not lived in the state long enough to run for office.
Bill Responding To Church Sex Abuse Report Stalls Over Question Of LawsuitsLegislation responding to a Pennsylvania grand jury report accusing hundreds of Roman Catholic priests of sexually abusing children over decades remains under wraps amid disagreement over a key provision.
AG Shapiro Presses State Senate To Pass Grand Jury Recommendations In Clergy Sexual Abuse ReportAttorney General Josh Shapiro says recommendations from a state grand jury report that found Roman Catholic priests sexually abused more than a thousand children over decades will pass if given a vote in Pennsylvania's Senate.