Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor has few official duties - president of the Senate, chair of the board of pardons - though it can be an important office.
Democrats and Republicans can’t agree on much in Harrisburg or Washington, but there is at least one noteworthy bill in the state legislature that enjoys bipartisan support.
Katie McGinity, a Democratic candidate for governor, last week released a kindergarten to 12th-grade education plan titled “Strong Schools. Bright Futures.”
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz said Monday she decided to enter the governor’s race, even though history is not on her side, because she thinks Gov. Tom Corbett’s economic and education policies have failed the citizens of this state.
Why has state Sen. Mike Stack made recent trips to western Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley and even held baby pigs at the Farm Show in Harrisburg?
The Philadelphia Bar Association, a state Supreme Court justice and the majority leader of the Pennsylvania Senate are all calling for continued reforms at Philadelphia Traffic Court after a dozen people associated with the troubled court were criminally charged last week.
— With their school's future assured, St. Hubert students push for tuition aid from the taxpayers.