News from Second and State

Weekly Wrap Pennsylvania’s budget deadline is just about two months away, and the General Assembly got to work this week positioning bills that could eventually be used as part of a 2017-2018 state spending plan. Expansion of gaming in the Commonwealth as well as...

News from Second and State

Weekly Wrap It was a busy week in Harrisburg with both chambers in session at the same time in over a month. Monday wasn’t a voting session day, but the House Aging and Older Adult Services, House Health, and House Human Services Committees held a joint public hearing...

News from Second and State

Weekly Wrap Though the legislature was not in Harrisburg for session this week, there’s still some news you can use from the capital city. While this year’s primary may seem a little sleepy, we’ve now got a little more action to look forward to next May. Two current...

News from Second and State

Weekly Wrap Only the House of Representatives were in session this week, but it was a pretty busy week nonetheless. Topics from the budget to mandatory minimum sentences were all up for review and debate. The week’s headliner was the House’s advancement of a 2017-2018...