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.
Republican Devlin Robinson Declares Victory Over Incumbent Democrat Pam Iovino In 37th State Senate District RaceRepublican Devlin Robinson declared victory over incumbent Democrat Pam Iovino for the 37th District's state senate seat in a race that's been called by the Associated Press.
Pennsylvania House Approves Bill To Loosen Restaurant Restrictions; Wolf Says He'll VetoThe Pennsylvania House on Wednesday approved a bill to loosen pandemic restrictions on bars and restaurants, a proposal the governor has said he will veto.
State Senate Passes Bill That Would Allow Curbside Cocktails During Coronavirus ShutdownsThe state Senate has passed a bill that could allow curbside cocktails during the coronavirus pandemic.
Pa. Senate Approves Changing Seniority-Based Layoff System For Public SchoolsThe Pennsylvania State Senate approved a bill that would change the current seniority-based layoff system used by public school districts.
Medical Marijuana A Step Closer To Legalization In PennsylvaniaPittsburgh NORML hosted a forum Monday night on medical marijuana.
Pennsylvania Medicaid Expansion ShelvedOn Wednesday, a state Senate committee gave up its effort to expand the state's Medicaid program to tens of thousands of uninsured Pennsylvanians.
State Senate Holds Last Hearing On Liquor Privatization The state Senate held its third and final hearing Tuesday on a variety of plans to privatize part or all of the state's wine and spirits business.
Changes In Voting & Registration Could Be Coming SoonThe deadline to register to vote in Pennsylvania is coming up. However, the current way of registering may soon be a thing of the past.
Rally To Be Held To Push For Long-Term Transit FixThere is a push by local business and community leaders to come up with a long-term solution to public transportation in Pittsburgh.
Pa. House Approves Modified Liquor Privatization BillThe Pennsylvania House of Representatives is expected to begin debate, and vote, on controversial legislation to privatize the state-owned liquor system.
Raja & Smith Battle For Local State Senate SeatHalf the Pennsylvania State Senate is on the ballot next week, but many state senators face little or no opposition.
Vulakovich Wins Special Election To Replace Orie A special election was held today to replace former State Sen. Jane Orie.
Pa. Legislators Enjoy 12-Week Break From Harrisburg Pennsylvania has the largest full-time state legislature in the nation -- the second highest paid in the country -- and here's another distinction -- it takes one of the longest legislative breaks every summer.