Talks have been difficult this year due to differing priorities among Gov. Tom Wolf and Republican leaders, as well as emboldened conservative rank-and-file dissidents.
The proposed ban complicates budget negotiations as GOP lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf try to complete the process before the June 30 deadline.
Pennsylvania’s voter rolls have been a frequent target of conservative politicians who believe the disproven narrative that the 2020 election was stolen.
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Affected homeowners in Benner Township, Centre County, want to know when and how PFAS chemicals got into their water. State officials defend the delay, pointing to “sound scientific practices.”
Spotlight PA’s attempt to count police agencies in Pennsylvania unearthed large discrepancies — and that has implications for accountability.
The governor and GOP lawmakers have signaled interest in providing more help to the nursing home industry, which is plagued by low wages, staffing shortages, and big demand.
The exact language of the deal is still being written, and, if finalized, it would need approval from lawmakers in both chambers as well as Gov. Tom Wolf.
The database was hailed as a model to stop bad officers from hopping from one job to another. But now State Police say legislative changes are needed to make it more effective.
Pa. House lawmakers can be punished for alleged sexual misconduct against chamber employees, but current rules leave many people, including administration officials and lobbyists, unprotected.
Pennsylvania levies a 9.99% tax on corporate net income, the second-highest rate in the country.
By sending a slate of firearms-related bills to another committee, a GOP-controlled panel threw cold water on an effort to force a vote on the legislation.
Pennsylvania legislation that would ban transgender student-athletes from participating on teams corresponding with their gender lean on shoddy science and discriminatory ideas.
Despite its legal status, delta-8 is not subject to any regulations or mandatory testing in Pennsylvania, and its packaging isn’t required to note potential side effects.
Officials in the Southern Alleghenies created a nonprofit to avoid a state law that makes it hard for local governments to build their own broadband networks. Now it faces an existential test.