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.
Pa. Republicans Nominate Vulakovich For Special ElectionThe match-up is now set for the special election to fill the seat formerly held by convicted, former State Sen. Jane Orie.
Special Election To Fill Orie’s Senate Seat Set For AugustThe date for the special election to fill the State Senate seat left opening following the resignation of former State Sen. Jane Orie has now been set.
Congressional District Reshaping Favors RepublicansA bill to draw new congressional districts for Pennsylvania is on a fast-track in Harrisburg.
State Senate Takes Up School Voucher BillThis afternoon, the state Senate began consideration of a school voucher bill. Its supporters say it will create competition to make public schools better, but some worry about its impact on public education.
Should State Sen. Jane Orie Resign?Privately, Republican leaders are weighing whether to ask the Republican senator to step down.