With The Loss Of Two Legislative Leaders, Western PA May Have Less Clout In HarrisburgTop Republican leaders in the Senate and House will retire this year, possibly leaving a leadership void that might impact what this area gets from Harrisburg.
Speaker Sets March Votes To Fill 3 Vacant State House SeatsVoters in three Pennsylvania House districts will choose new state representatives during special elections scheduled for March.
After Court Ruling, State House Will Resume Faith-Based PrayerThe Pennsylvania House of Representatives will resume opening its sessions with faith-based prayers, more than a month after a federal appeals court said the practice comports with the U.S. Constitution.
Turzai Runs For Governor, Criticizing Wolf, But Hedges Bets By Running For State House TooHouse Speaker Mike Turzai, a North Hills Republican, confirmed what many knew on KDKA Radio on Wednesday with KDKA political editor Jon Delano.
House Speaker Mike Turzai To Run For Pennsylvania GovernorRepublican House Speaker Mike Turzai, the Pennsylvania Legislature's most prominent budget hawk, is running for governor.
Keystone Exam Requirement Repealed For Certain StudentsGov. Tom Wolf signed a bill to remove the Keystone high school examination requirement for graduation for thousands of technical ed students.
Mango Tells Republicans He'll Seek Gubernatorial NominationA suburban Pittsburgh health care systems consultant and political newcomer is expected to announce he's running for the Republican nomination for Pennsylvania governor in 2018.
Pa. Speaker Of The House Calls Poplawski’s Online Posts “Intolerable,” Lawmakers Promise ActionThe Stanton Heights man convicted of shooting and killing three Pittsburgh Police officers now appears to be looking online for female pen pals while he’s on death row.
Turzai Adjourns House; Senate Abandons Compromise, Adopting Republican Budget PlanPennsylvania state government's 6-month-old budget stalemate is crumbling, but disagreements remain as lawmakers rush to approve bipartisan budget legislation before Christmas.
Wolf Says Legislators In Denial, While Turzai Predicts Bi-Partisan Budget Will Pass Over Wolf's VetoIt was all happy times as Gov. Tom Wolf cut the ribbon to open the new Hulton Bridge, but there was no avoiding the nearly 4-month-old budget impasse in Harrisburg.
Turzai Says Governor's Tax On Shale Drilling Hurts Drilling IndustryHouse Speaker Mike Turzai, a Marshall Republican, convened an energy forum with some of his House colleagues at the Pittsburgh Technical Institute in Oakdale on Friday morning.