'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.
Pennsylvania To Toughen Gun Laws In Domestic Violence CasesPennsylvania lawmakers have passed the first anti-violence legislation in years that deals directly with firearms.
$32.7B Spending Plan Heads To Pennsylvania Governor's DeskThe main appropriations bill in a $32.7 billion spending package for Pennsylvania's approaching fiscal year is heading to Gov. Tom Wolf's desk, more than a week early.
Pennsylvania Eyes Statewide School Threats Reporting SystemPennsylvania's Senate is advancing legislation to set up a state-administered program to take anonymous reports of dangerous activities or threats of violence in schools.
Scott Wagner Leaves Senate To Concentrate On Campaign For GovernorScott Wagner is bidding farewell to Pennsylvania's Senate after four years to concentrate on his Republican campaign for governor.
Pennsylvania Senate Race Could Be Key To Republican ControlPennsylvania's thus-far sleepy U.S. Senate race this year could nonetheless play a key role in determining whether Republicans hang onto control of the chamber.