A Cleaner Slate: Pa. House approves expanded 2nd chance law | Wednesday Morning Coffee
The bill cleared the House on a 189-14 vote and heads to the state Senate.
House panel approves slate of tax cuts and credits as budget countdown approaches
'Each of these bills takes a lot of money and revenue. I’m concerned about those,' Rep. Jack Rader said.
House Democrats propose $903M in additional spending over Gov. Shapiro’s proposal
'This ... is the kind of sneak attack politics that the public abhors,' House Minority Leader Bryan Cutler said.
Pa. lawmakers propose bills to study AI’s potential, safeguard against threats
As the marvels and shortcomings of artificial intelligence increasingly capture headlines, Pennsylvania lawmakers are proposing legislation to track and regulate the emerging technology’s use.
‘We can’t sit on our hands anymore’: Cash-strapped volunteer fire depts. ask lawmakers for help
The House Republican Policy Committee traveled to Lehigh County for a hearing on Tuesday.
I’m studying to be a teacher. We must make it more affordable to enter the profession | Opinion
Bills now before the state House will help -- and they deserve lawmakers' support.
Pa. House panel approves blight-fighting bill | Friday Morning Coffee
Rep. Bob Merski, D-Erie, says his bill will buttress the Shapiro administration's community revitalization efforts across the state.
We’re Pa. college students. Let’s fix the broken primary system we’re inheriting | Opinion
College-aged voters register as unaffiliated voters at disproportionate levels. But we're shut out of the primaries.
Pa. House Judiciary Committee passes package to expand definition of Ethnic Intimidation
The bill expands protections to the state’s LGBTQ+ and disabled residents for the first time ever.
Bill allocating $100M for mental health clears Pa. House panel | Wednesday Morning Coffee
'Our continued work to better mental health care in Pennsylvania takes another step forward,' Rep. Mike Schlossberg, D-Lehigh, said.
Pa. House panel moves forward on Gov. Shapiro’s plan to update property tax relief program
‘We’ve been seeing over the years an upsurge in the number of claimants who are pushed out of the program,’ Rep. Maureen Madden said.
Pa. House votes on gun safety bills highlight Democrats’ ‘humble majority’
‘There is no doubt in my mind that the shameful era of doing nothing is coming to an end,’ Rep Dan Frankel said.