Pennsylvania Supreme Court delays malpractice rule change

BY: - February 14, 2019

In a letter to House Republican leadership, state Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas Saylor said Thursday the court was delaying a change in state rules over where medical malpractice lawsuits can be filed. The proposed change would allow plaintiffs to file suit in any of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties. For example, if a malpractice allegation occurred […]

Bipartisanship is passé. No one told Jordan Harris.

BY: - February 11, 2019

The new House Democratic whip is savvy enough to forge allies in unlikely places.


Sober? Steady? Liked by Republicans? A most unusual Wolf budget indeed | John L. Micek

BY: - February 6, 2019

There was plenty that was familiar about Gov. Tom Wolf’s fifth budget address on Tuesday. Once again, he was after a higher minimum wage and more money for public schools. And he was taking another run at trying to get municipalities without their own police departments to pony up and pay for the free coverage […]

Republican leaders praise Wolf’s proposed workforce initiatives, bristle at spending increases

BY: - February 5, 2019

State Republicans this afternoon had measured praise for Gov. Tom Wolf’s fifth budget proposal, saying that while they support his initiatives to develop Pennsylvania’s workforce, they may oppose proposals to increase overall spending. “I think we’ll break the normal tradition as the opposition to come out and ridicule or complain about the governor’s proposal,” Senate […]