Pennsylvania has the largest full-time Legislature in the United States. The Pennsylvania General Assembly is made up of 203 representatives and 50 senators.
In April, Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, R-Butler County, took to Facebook to express his displeasure with several of his counterparts.
Much attention has been focused in Pennsylvania in recent years on the growth in “nonconventional” drilling for oil and natural gas, using deep well drilling to access the Marcellus Shale and other deposits, as opposed to conventional, more shallow drilling.
Large farms in New York could find it more difficult to make in-season changes as a result of a recent state Supreme Court ruling that the current general permit for concentrated animal feeding operations, or CAFOs, violated the federal Clean Water Act.
The average Pennsylvania homeowner pays 2.02 percent of their home value in taxes, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single family homes.
Each legislative session thousands of bills and amendments are introduced in the Pennsylvania Legislature. Only a fraction become law, and an even smaller portion receive wide media coverage.
Clearfield County Director of Elections Dawn Graham has released the results of Tuesday’s General Primary. All 70 precincts were counted including absentee ballots.
HARRISBURG - Though House Republican leaders have not sanctioned Rep. Nick Miccarelli despite accusations of physically or sexually abusing two women, GOP leadership on Thursday said they will strip Miccarelli of his committee assignments and relocate his desk on the House floor so that he is farther from one of his accusers.
WELLSBORO – Clint Owlett handily won the Republican nomination for the General Assembly and the special election to fill the remainder of Rep. Matt Baker’s term.
After U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker’s resounding victory in Tuesday’s Republican primary, the only thing standing between him and a second term is an energetic first-time candidate who’s developed a small army of progressive supporters in the past year.
Many Republican candidates in this election cycle have split into two camps. First, there are those who generally support President Donald Trump’s policies but don’t want to be tied too closely to him, fearing a “blue wave” of anti-Trump Democratic victories.
Temple University men’s golf brought in $435,272 in revenue in 2016, making it the highest-grossing men’s golf program in Pennsylvania that year, according to a Watchdog.org analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.
With one vote separating two candidates and 29 votes separating another two in local state House races, a recount may be a possibility in Tuesday’s primary.
Scott Wagner’s political career began with an unprecedented victory via a write-in campaign in a Pennsylvania state Senate special election. Just a few short years later, he’s poised to continue that unlikely ascent as he assumes the mantle as the Republican nominee for governor in the November election.
As he did statewide, Scott Wagner prevailed in Lancaster County on Tuesday over Paul Mango and Laura Ellsworth in the race for the Republican gubernatorial nomination.
CURWENSVILLE – Code Enforcement Officer Tom Carfley told Curwensville Borough Council at Monday’s meeting he does not have enough hours to accomplish his job.
Dr. John Joyce, a Blair County dermatologist, narrowly came out on top in Tuesday night’s crowded field for the Republican nomination in the 13th Congressional District.
U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-Dillsburg, has not faced a general election for Congress that he has not won handily, but that may change this November.
Here is a look at the unofficial results of how Cumberland County residents voted in Tuesday’s contested primary races, with absentee ballot numbers included:
Contested races in the state Senate and House and in the U.S. Senate featured incumbents, those seeking higher office and residents seeking an open seat.
Some state House representatives in the area didn’t have to worry about protecting their seat from challengers in Tuesday’s primary, but the incumbents will face a contested general election in November.
Gina Haspel, almost certainly the next director of the CIA, is almost certainly the most qualified person available. She’s spent 33 years at the agency, rising through the ranks to deputy director, garnering the admiration and support of her colleagues but having an unfortunate association and identification with the agency’s post-9/11 interrogation program — that is to say, torture. It’s her Achilles heel and why her nomination has to be rejected. No one put it better than Haspel herself.
A day that Pennsylvania officials anticipated last year has arrived, as the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down prohibitions on sports wagering outside Nevada. Now, thanks to a state law passed in October 2017, Pennsylvania is one of a handful of states in a position to take advantage of that ruling and allow sports betting at casinos.
A contest among GOP candidates for Congress headlines a spring primary in which Lancaster County voters will also help select nominees for governor, lieutenant governor and the U.S. Senate.
Republican voters in Pennsylvania have three choices Tuesday for who they would like to see take on Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf in the November election. Here, in their own words from a recent debate, are some of the thoughts and priorities of Laura Ellsworth, Paul Mango and Sen. Scott Wagner as they each seek to convince voters they are the right choice to be the next governor.