Jeff Ney, vice president of the Pennsylvania State Education Association, called it a historic investment aimed at leveling the playing field for long-underfunded districts.
The state agency that promotes hunting in Pennsylvania has hired a lobbying firm run by a former top lawmaker using tens of thousands of dollars in public funds, an unusual arrangement that at least one legislator has tried to ban.
State Senators grilled state information technology officials during a hearing on Wednesday, as the officials detailed how thousands of state records were accidentally deleted during server maintenance last month, and what’s being done to prevent a similar incident in the future.
The bills broadly seek to force electric utilities to file with state regulators a record of their votes at PJM, the nation’s largest regional transmission organization. But it’s something of an uphill fight.
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) is introducing legislation Wednesday aimed at making it easier for people with disabilities to participate in elections, by removing barriers to voting and running for office.
Gov. Josh Shapiro’s budget proposal drew reactions from across the political spectrum on Tuesday, with praise and criticism for his plans for education, economic development, transit and a host of other items.
Gov. Josh Shapiro said he wants to invest in the people of Pennsylvania with a $48.3 billion budget that directs new funding to education, economic growth, and creating better opportunities for residents.
The Keystone State’s primary election is less than 90 days away, and a nonpartisan, grassroots organization is already getting the word out to residents about the importance of voting and voter registration.
Pennsylvania Capitol Police said 126 people were arrested and cited for trespassing Monday during a protest against the commonwealth’s investment in Israel bonds.
Several websites belonging to the Pennsylvania court system were the target of an online attack Sunday that prevented access to court services, according to the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts.