Tag: General Assembly

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Capitol Beat
Sep 27, 2021 AT 6:47 AM
With another session week in Harrisburg comes another slate of hot-button issues that lawmakers will address.  Last week, the spotlight was on subpoenas for voter records, as well as...
News & Politics
Sep 27, 2021 AT 9:43 PM
After failing to earn Gov. Tom Wolf’s signature on a sweeping election law overhaul earlier this year, Republican lawmakers in Harrisburg are trying again, and hoping to cut Wolf out of the process...
Policy
Sep 28, 2021 AT 6:27 PM
Two Democrats in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Tuesday unveiled a new plan to legalize marijuana for recreational use, citing the proposal’s potential to bring in new revenue while...
Capitol Beat
Oct 4, 2021 AT 6:09 AM
In the fall, there’s never a dull week in the Keystone State. The end of September brought us a rare bipartisan moment when Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law a bill extending hundreds of regulatory...
Policy
Oct 5, 2021 AT 2:05 PM
Republican support for legalizing recreational marijuana in Pennsylvania is growing.  After state Sen. Dan Laughlin announced his support for legalizing adult-use marijuana earlier this year,...
Capitol Beat
Oct 11, 2021 AT 8:45 AM
After three weeks in Harrisburg for session, lawmakers will return to their districts this week. However, that doesn’t mean there won’t be any legislative business to monitor. Conversations will...
News & Politics
Nov 1, 2021 AT 8:38 AM
State lawmakers in Harrisburg won’t return to the Capitol for session until Nov. 8, but that doesn’t mean state government – and the news cycle – will stop. Legislators will venture around the state...
News & Politics
Nov 8, 2021 AT 6:56 AM
Capitol watchers got a bit of a break last week as most eyes were focused on judicial and municipal elections held across the Keystone State. But with both chambers of the General Assembly back in...
Capitol Beat
Nov 8, 2021 AT 4:01 PM
House Republicans are making another attempt at establishing an office dedicated exclusively to conducting post-election audits after a previous effort was vetoed by Gov. Tom Wolf. On Monday, the...
Capitol Beat
Nov 9, 2021 AT 6:11 PM
Fed up with Gov. Tom Wolf’s reliance on executive orders to implement COVID-19 mitigation strategies, set labor policy and advance initiatives to fight climate change, Republican leaders on Tuesday...