REAL ID Act compliance legislation likely to cross finish line

REAL ID Act compliance legislation likely to cross finish line

The Pennsylvania General Assembly took additional steps Tuesday that will likely result in legislation allowing the Commonwealth to comply with the federal REAL ID Act crossing the legislative finish line later this week.

 

After the bill passed the House Monday afternoon, the Senate on Tuesday sent the measure back with changes of its own.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Senate advances high-profile pension reform and gaming expansion measures

Senate advances high-profile pension reform and gaming expansion measures

The Pennsylvania Senate on Tuesday took action on two high-profile pieces of legislation: one that would significantly reform public pensions and the other expanding gaming.

 

Both concepts are seen as major priorities for Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled General Assembly.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Gov. Wolf to name Insurance Commissioner Miller as Secretary of Health and Human Services should consolidation become a reality

Gov. Wolf to name Insurance Commissioner Miller as Secretary of Health and Human Services should consolidation become a reality

Gov. Tom Wolf held a press conference Tuesday where he stated his intention to nominate Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller to be the Secretary of the proposed Department of Health and Human Services.

This proposed agency combines the Departments of Aging, Drug and Alcohol Programs, Health, and Human Services into one larger department.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017/Author: Kyle Maguire
Categories: News and Views
Pennsylvania Supreme Court rules in favor of police union, grants right for officers to move away from city

Pennsylvania Supreme Court rules in favor of police union, grants right for officers to move away from city

Pittsburgh’s police officers will be allowed to move outside of city neighborhoods following a ruling on Monday by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

The Court ruled 6-0 in favor of the Fraternal Order of Police Fort Pitt Lodge No. 1, which had been litigating against the city for the rights of its approximately 850 members to live within a 25 air-mile radius of the City County Building in downtown Pittsburgh.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017/Author: Iain Oldman
Categories: Pittsburgh
Press Conference Overview - May 23, 2017

Press Conference Overview - May 23, 2017

Watch an overview of some of the press events held at the Capitol Tuesday.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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