Category: State House News

  • Lawmakers Take Aim At ‘Sidewalks To Nowhere’

    Dwayne Parker WFMZ It’s government at its worst, according several lawmakers from Schuylkill and Berks Counties. “Tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars on this project, to basically create a problem […]

  • State House Passes Sexting Legislation

    York Daily Record On Monday, the state House of Representatives approved legislation written by state Rep. Seth Grove, R-Dover Township, to reduce the criminal penalties teens could face for exchanging […]

  • Pennsylvania Senate Unanimously Passes Bill To Step Up Accountability On State Vehicle Usage

    Jan Murphy Harrisburg Patriot-News Spotting a state vehicle could get a lot easier under legislation that unanimously passed the state Senate on Monday. The license plate would tell it all. […]

  • Possible Do Not Text Registry

    WDUQ People frustrated by text messaging ads might soon have an answer to their problem. Pennsylvania State Representative Seth Grove (R-Dover) introduced legislation amending the Telemarketer Registration Act to include […]

  • Teen Driving Bill Sponsored By State Rep. Kathy Watson Passes In House

    Montgomery News House Bill 9, sponsored by state Rep. Kathy Watson, R-144, that aims to make the state’s roads and highways safer was passed by the House May 10 in […]

  • Students Discuss Government With Legislators

    Warren Times Observer Diploma program students made a two-day trip to Harrisburg recently to learn about Pennsylvania State government. Students also toured the capital and met with Sen. Joe Scarnati, […]

  • Linda Kelly Approved As PA Attorney General

    Scott Detrow Newsworks The Pennsylvania Senate has unanimously confirmed Linda Kelly as the state’s attorney general. The 50-0 vote makes Kelly the first female attorney general since the post became […]

  • Pa. Legislative Caucus Aims To Preserve Military Bases

    Herald Mail State Sens. Richard Alloway II and John Blake announced last week the formation of a legislative caucus to help preserve the state’s 11 military bases and defense jobs in […]

  • Warrior Turzai

    Brad Bumsted Pittsburgh Post-Gazette With his gravelly voice, House Majority Leader Mike Turzai could probably do a decent imitation of former Democrat Gov. Ed Rendell. It is about the only […]