Four Wolf cabinet nominees confirmed by Senate

Four Wolf cabinet nominees confirmed by Senate

The Senate confirmed four cabinet officials Tuesday afternoon.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Seven domestic violence bills advance through Senate

Seven domestic violence bills advance through Senate

All passed unanimously, with one ready for the governor's signature and the rest heading for the House

A bipartisan group of senators Tuesday announced their hopes for an upcoming vote on a package of seven bills that address domestic violence in Pennsylvania. All would go on to pass the Senate Wednesday.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Two federal courts, including Supreme Court, deny Republican challenge to state court-imposed congressional map

Two federal courts, including Supreme Court, deny Republican challenge to state court-imposed congressional map

Both a US District Court and the US Supreme Court denied a a request by various Pennsylvania Republicans Monday to delay the implementation of Pennsylvania’s new court drawn congressional map.

Monday, March 19, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Three Wolf administration acting secretaries recommended in committee for Senate floor vote

Three Wolf administration acting secretaries recommended in committee for Senate floor vote

The Senate Health and Human Services Committee unanimously advanced three acting secretary nominations Monday.

Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Acting Secretary Jennifer Smith, Department of Human Services Acting Secretary Teresa Miller, and Department of Health Acting Secretary and Physician General Rachel Levine all were sent to the Senate Rules and Executive Nominations Committee with the committee’s favorable recommendation.

Monday, March 19, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Pittsburgh council moves forward with multi-million police contract to locate gun crimes

Pittsburgh council moves forward with multi-million police contract to locate gun crimes

Pittsburgh City Council Wednesday tentatively approved over $3.3 million in funding to expand a program to track gun shots in the city

Council also approved a public hearing to go over a bill passed in 2016 that created a landlord registry for city landowners.  

Wednesday, March 14, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: Pittsburgh
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