- Pa. lawmakers mull emergency responder shortage Updated: Feb-28-14 11:58 am
- Former Pa. House speaker paroled from prison Updated: Feb-27-14 8:37 pm
- Casey urges Pa. legislature to sidestep union bill Updated: Feb-26-14 4:34 pm
- Parole looms for 2 convicted ex-Pa. House speakers Updated: Feb-25-14 4:28 pm
- Pa. House speaker to retire, says 'fire' is waning Updated: Feb-11-14 4:07 pm
- Corbett defends projection of big revenue jump Updated: Feb-07-14 12:31 pm
- Longtime SW Pa. Democrat leaving state Senate Updated: Feb-06-14 10:16 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - In 1977, there were 300,000 volunteer firefighters. Today, the number is closer to 50,000.
SOMERSET, Pennsylvania - Former Pennsylvania House Speaker John Perzel was paroled Thursday morning after serving nearly two years in prison on a corruption conviction.
WASHINGTON - Stepping into a heated political battle, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey is urging Republican leaders of Pennsylvania's legislature not to move forward on a bill that would make it harder for labor unions to collect dues and political action contributions through payroll deductions.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - John Perzel and Bill DeWeese, longtime political adversaries who both served stints as speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, are on the verge of being paroled after serving nearly two years in prison for their roles in a legislative corruption scandal.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania House Speaker Sam Smith, who grew up answering phone calls from his father's constituents in the small town of Punxsutawney, said Tuesday he will retire this year after helping steer the chamber through a wide-ranging corruption investigation, a devastating recession and a landmark transportation funding bill.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Gov. Tom Corbett is defending the biggest projected increase in revenue of his administration, saying Friday that it is backed up by economists who advise his administration and his own personal observations that growth is picking up.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Richard Kasunic, a longtime Democratic state senator from southwestern Pennsylvania, says he will not run for re-election to a sixth term this year.