Pa.’s 911 call centers need funding renewed before expiring in 2024, officials said Monday
Members of the state Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee heard testimony about the surcharge and what would happen to funding for 911 call centers if that funding source were allowed to expire.
Pa. Senate OKs firearm legislation preempting local gun ordinances, expanding concealed carry
After three hours of debate on Tuesday, Senate voted to approve two pieces of legislation to expand concealed-carry rights and open the door for legal action against Pennsylvania municipalities that enact gun ordinances stricter than state law.
Pa. lawmakers continue to debate over ‘meaningful’ charter reform
The prime sponsor of an “educational choice” bill called the legislation the “beginning of a conversation.” But even with recent changes, critics say it’s a far cry from meaningful reform. The legislation sponsored by Senate Education Committee Chairman Scott Martin, R-Lancaster, would expand the state cap on tax credits for businesses that fund private and […]
Welcoming two new members, Pa. Senate back to full complement
Joined by friends and family, Sens. Marty Flynn, D-Lackawanna, and Chris Gebhard, R-Lebanon, were sworn into the chamber.