By: Greg Salisbury Sep 8, 2017 AT 4:53 PM
Ups and downs
The stunning transformation of Congressman Charlie Dent from a leading moderate Republican into a lame duck – culminating in the news that he won’t be seeking reelection in 2018 – is just the latest...
By: Jason Gottesman Sep 12, 2017 AT 6:32 AM
Let's get fiscal
After taking a roughly seven-week session hiatus, the state House of Representatives made its long-awaited return to voting session Monday, with all eyes on the efforts of the chamber's Republican...
By: Jason Gottesman Sep 13, 2017 AT 11:25 PM
House Republicans on Wednesday passed what they called “The Putting People First Budget,” a budget-balancing plan that provides $2.3 billion in funding to close the $2.2 billion accumulated budget...
By: Greg Salisbury Sep 15, 2017 AT 8:39 PM
Ups and downs
Like every president before him, Donald Trump has had to endure the slings and arrows directed at him by the press. And while he has responded in a vituperative, dog-whistling manner unlike any of...
By: Jason Gottesman Sep 18, 2017 AT 11:51 PM
On a budget
When the Pennsylvania Senate reconvened Monday for the first time since July, members wasted no time in beginning a review of the budget-balancing plan the House passed last week. To recap, last...
By: Jason Gottesman Sep 20, 2017 AT 12:51 PM
Continuing what has been something of a budget-season sidelight, the Senate Law and Justice Committee on Tuesday held a hearing with members of the Pennsylvania State Police and Pennsylvania Liquor...