Pa. sees record-setting number of firearm background checks
In the first quarter of 2021, the state law enforcement officials completed a record-setting 427,450 background checks alone, according to Pennsylvania State Police data.
The one big reason that Gov. Wolf’s third try at a state police user fee won’t work | Mark O’Keefe
Charge Pennsylvanians for State Police services? In an election year? It's already impossible to gert lawmakers to execute on basic responsibilities.
What would a fair service for state police services look like? | The Numbers Racket
At Tuesday’s budget address, and for the third time during his administration, Gov. Tom Wolf proposed a fair-service fee for local governments who are covered by the Pennsylvania State Police.
‘This is a baby step’: Gov. Wolf, Rep. Sturla again call for ‘fair share’ State Police fee
Nearly 22 percent of Pennsylvania's population depends solely on the State Police for law enforcement coverage.
‘In the same place that we were last year’: Senator calls on State Police to get creative with fee-based funding approach
Officials from the Pennsylvania State Police say their personnel and equipment budgets will be in jeopardy if the municipalities they police full-time don’t help them foot the bill. They’re asking lawmakers to let them impose a new fee on boroughs and townships that don’t maintain their own police forces. But a top Republican senator says […]