Government

Proposal to Reduce the Size of the State Legislature

Rep. Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny) recently introduced legislation that would amend the Pennsylvania Constitution, reducing the number of legislative districts in Pennsylvania from 203 to...

Governor, First Lady Urge Pennsylvanians to Help Their Neighbors This Holiday...

Ahead of Thanksgiving and the holiday season, Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf are reminding Pennsylvanians of the importance of helping each...

Governor Vetoes Bill Banning Abortions for Down Syndrome

Governor Tom Wolf vetoed House Bill 321. The governor’s full veto message: TO THE HONORABLE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA “Pursuant to Article IV, Section 15...

Treasurer Torsella Announces Transition Out of Expensive, Underperforming Hedge Funds in...

Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella announced that he will be transitioning Treasury’s portfolio out of all so-called “hedge fund” investments, resulting in $14 million in...

Auditor General Urges LCB to Use Competitive Bidding for Major Distribution...

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale urged the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) to use competitive bidding to award a $475 million contract for distribution services...

Treasurer Torsella Launches Phase Six of the Treasury Transparency Portal

Pennsylvania State Treasurer Joe Torsella announced expanded capabilities of the Treasury Transparency Portal by launching Phase 6. The portal now houses the Contracts e-Library and includes a...

Capitol Diaper Drive through October 4 in Harrisburg

In conjunction with their resolution (H.R. 465) recognizing “Diaper Need Awareness Week” in Pennsylvania, state Reps. Rosita C. Youngblood, D-Phila., and Carol Hill-Evans, D-York,...

Lebanon County State Senator Mike Folmer Resigns after being Charged with...

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement announcing the resignation of Senator Mike...

Governor Wolf Launches Online Dashboard to Track Progress on Top Priorities

Governor Tom Wolf continued his administration’s efforts to make state government more transparent and accountable with the launch of the Governor’s Goals dashboard. Pennsylvanians...

​Register Now for Department of Revenue’s Annual Tax Seminars

Registration is currently open for the Department of Revenue’s annual series of Tax Seminars. The one-day seminars are designed to inform tax professionals about...

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