Pennsylvania municipalities that lack home rule charters are unable to increase a variety of taxes beyond limits set by a state law from the 1960s, according to a new report.
The Pennsylvania Homeowner Assistance Fund can help people who fell behind on mortgage and utility bills because of the pandemic — but be prepared for a monthslong wait.
With Pennsylvania’s state House likely deadlocked until next month, Republicans argue, Democrats wait, and constitutional amendments languish.
Backlogs and bottlenecks have dragged out wait times for a $350 million Pennsylvania mortgage relief program.
Light pollution is slowing encroaching on the Pennsylvania Wilds. Environmental groups and residents are suggesting regulations that protect night sky views and the commerce they bring.
Gov. Tom Wolf’s gift ban barred officials from accepting even water bottles. New Pa. Gov. Josh Shapiro has announced new, more permissive rules.
Newly minted Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro is stocking his executive staff of advisors, mediators, and policy experts with political veterans and loyal allies.
The proposed cabinet would assemble people from across the ideological spectrum who already have experience at top levels of government and public service.
Shapiro pledged to deliver on promises of growing the economy, decreasing gun violence, and ending the opioid epidemic.
The outcome of these races will likely determine which party holds the majority in the state House, which is currently at a standstill amidst a partisan power struggle.
County commissioners agreed to the recount after being pressured by activists associated with election conspiracy groups.
Incoming Democratic Gov. Josh Shapiro has an unusually opaque transition team, featuring NDAs and secretive funders.
It’s a lengthy process that requires passage in two legislative sessions and advertising by the Pennsylvania Department of State.
Speaker Mark Rozzi sent lawmakers home Monday after Democratic and Republican leaders failed to reach an agreement on rules needed in order to advance any legislation.
New Pennsylvania House Speaker Mark Rozzi said he would not consider any other legislation until a constitutional amendment opening a two-year window for civil lawsuits is considered.