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Pa. (AP) Democrats in Pennsylvania on Wednesday attacked a newly unveiled $27.7 billion state spending plan written by majority Republicans, calling it a gift to big business that will lock in this year's deep cuts in aid to public schools while
The altruistic reasoning given by Republicans for the rash of new voter ID laws sweeping the nation has finally been debunked. In an extremely rare sighting of honesty, one was caught telling the real reason behind these here laws.
Chris Matthews on Tuesday smeared Pennsylvania Republicans as attempting to "kill off the older voters" by enacting a new voter ID law in the state. The liberal Hardball host offered this baseless charge during a discussion of the true motive behind
Pennsylvania Republicans Monday defended an assertion by a party leader that voter ID laws will "allow Governor [Mitt] Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania." In a speech Saturday at a Republican State Committee meeting, state House Majority Leader
Efforts in the state House of Representatives to privatize the sale of wine and spirits in Pennsylvania have been called off for the summer, with the proposal's main sponsor saying that he plans to try again this fall with help from the governor.
The House came and went on Tuesday without taking action on a liquor privatization plan that kept them debating the previous night, while the top-ranking Senator put forth an alternate bill to let hotel and restaurant bars sell wine and spirits by
After nearly a week of private high-level meetings, state budget negotiators say they have yet to reach agreement on how much the state should spend next year. The two sides appear to be about $233 million apart: The plan that passed the Senate in
A state panel today gave final approval to a new set of legislative boundaries that, among other changes, would shift one state House and one state Senate seat from Allegheny County eastward. Both seats were proposed to be moved in the preliminary
Gov. Tom Corbett said this morning he will back only full privatization of the state liquor system. Speaking on the Dom Giordano talk radio show in Philadelphia, the governor said he spoke two days ago with House Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-
Party officials tapped health care consultant Sharon Brown of McCandless, a state committeewoman and unsuccessful challenger last cycle to state Rep. Mike Turzai, R-Bradford Woods, to vie for the open 40th District seat in an Aug. 7 special election.