I-95 collapse spotlights issues with road and bridge funding | Analysis

BY: - June 13, 2023

Numerous factors are complicating the road ahead for the state’s gas tax.

Pennsylvania Capitol Building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

Pa. Senate committee advances bill to combat AirTag stalking

BY: - June 6, 2023

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

BY: - May 9, 2023

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

BY: - April 12, 2022

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

BY: - February 3, 2022

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

BY: - February 2, 2022

There are plenty of roadblocks the state must bypass to get to sustainability.

Senate OKs bill strengthening veto-bound firearm ordinance preemption

BY: - January 25, 2022

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

BY: - January 19, 2022

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‘It’s time to end this outdated test’: Pa.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

BY: - October 19, 2021

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

BY: - October 5, 2021

“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

BY: - February 19, 2019

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 […]