- Expectation of veto aided GOP's legislative wins, some say Updated: Jul-04-15 1:22 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - After three years of futility, Republicans finally used their majorities in Pennsylvania's state House and Senate to pass their top agenda items: ending the traditional pension benefit in the state's public employee retirement systems and privatizing its government-controlled wine and liquor store system.
- GOP lawmakers press budget plan that risks governor's veto Updated: Jun-26-15 8:29 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Top Republican lawmakers said Friday they plan within days to finalize a $30.1 billion budget package that would not raise taxes, although it faces an almost-certain veto by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and a protracted partisan stalemate and shutdown of Pennsylvania state government.
- Pennsylvania governor applauds same-sex marriage ruling Updated: Jun-26-15 11:19 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is applauding the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, but says state lawmakers should follow up by passing a law to protect people against discrimination based on their sexual or gender preference.
- Pennsylvania court rejects law that aided NRA gun challenges Updated: Jun-25-15 5:41 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A Pennsylvania state court on Thursday struck down a law designed to make it easier for gun owners and organizations like the National Rifle Association to challenge local firearms ordinances in court.
- State senator to run for Pennsylvania attorney general Updated: Jun-15-15 2:35 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A fourth-term Republican state senator wants to run for Pennsylvania attorney general in the 2016 election.
- Wolf agrees to reinstate open records official during appeal Updated: Jun-15-15 1:39 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Gov. Tom Wolf agreed Monday to reinstate the director of Pennsylvania's open records office while the state's highest court weighs whether he had the right to fire him.