I-95 collapse spotlights issues with road and bridge funding | Analysis
Numerous factors are complicating the road ahead for the state’s gas tax.
Pa. Senate committee advances bill to combat AirTag stalking
Though the devices are used to track common items — keys, wallets, luggage, and purses — others have reported their use in stalking cases.
Pa. Senate approves bill creating SEPTA crimes division in Philly DA’s office
The bill sponsored by Sen. Wayne Langerholc, R-Cambria, is now before the House Judiciary Committee.
This Pa. bill would make the roads safer for bicyclists and motorists alike | Opinion
The bill sponsored by Rep. David Maloney, R-Berks, deserves a vote in the Pa. Senate.
Pa. Gov. Wolf vetoes GOP-authored local gun law preemption bill
Wolf called the bill “an attack on local governments who take action to find common sense solutions to gun violence."
The future is electric: Can Pa. switch gears? | Analysis
There are plenty of roadblocks the state must bypass to get to sustainability.
Senate OKs bill strengthening veto-bound firearm ordinance preemption
The Republican-controlled Senate has approved a GOP-penned — and veto-bound bill — that would punish municipalities for enacting firearm ordinances stricter than Pennsylvania law. The previously approved House legislation, authored by state Rep. Matthew Dowling, R-Fayette, makes towns and cities responsible for all legal costs in successful court challenges to local restrictions. The Senate on […]
Pa. Senate committee advances local firearm ordinance preemption bill
Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, vowed to veto its companion bill, introduced by Sen. Wayne Langerholc, R-Clearfield, which passed the Senate in November.
‘It’s time to end this outdated test’: Pa. Senate votes to exempt newer vehicles from emissions inspection
An estimated 2.1 million vehicle owners qualify for the exemption.
As Pa. lawmakers evaluate the future of electric vehicles, this company is thinking strategically
“This is the future, and I think we need to get ahead of this from a commonwealth perspective and realizing the potential this has to bring jobs and economic growth to our region,” Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Wayne Langerholc, R-Clearfield, said.
Unregulated gambling games cost Pa. Lottery $95 million in revenue, director says
A new type of quick-thrill game is popping up in bars and gas stations across the state, and it’s causing big problems for the Pennsylvania Lottery. “Games of skill” — arcade-style betting games operated by private companies — have cost the state lottery an estimated $95 million in annual revenue, Pennsylvania Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko said […]