The need for fees? DCNR says ‘no’ to visitor fees for infrastructure repair costs
The visit comes a week after Dunn made a stop at Shikellamy State Park in Northumberland and Union counties, which needs $56 million in repairs. All told, Pennsylvania’s 121 state parks need a total of $1.4 billion in infrastructure repairs and upgrades, but DCNR doesn’t have the money to pay for them.
House panel hears ‘controversial’ bill that would grant drivers licenses to undocumented immigrants
Advocates said the proposal would make the lives of license-less undocumented immigrants easier.
Pa. Republicans eyeing tighter voter ID requirements to meet wall of Wolf veto
This difference between what Republicans want, and what Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf might eventually sign, will animate the next three months of negotiations
Slate Belt Rep. Doyle Heffley says he’s tested positive for COVD-19
The sixth Pennsylvania state lawmaker, and third in the past seven days, has tested positive for COVID-19.
GOP lawmaker from Carbon County says he wants to let Pa. state parks charge visitors a fee
The proposal, which has been introduced twice before, would address the issues at Beltzville and other parks near state borders where traffic is high and allow DCNR to decide on and implement fees at their discretion, Heffley told the Capital-Star.
After years of trying, Pa. House finally passes handheld cell phone ban
After years of effort, a ban on handheld cell phone use could be coming to Pennsylvania’s roads and highways.