Heather Arnet is the Democratic candidate in a state Senate special election for the 37th District, facing Republican Guy Reschenthaler.
The Democrat from Philadelphia faces charges involving several schemes.
Overriding a veto requires a two-thirds vote in both the House and the Senate and would require Democratic votes.
The session, announced this morning, will begin at 5:15 p.m. but Facebook users can post questions anytime before then.
Tom Corbett’s election to the governorship, and even his inauguration, leaned heavily on Marcellus Shale gas firms.
A memo, a meeting and $100,000 in campaign contributions preceded a railroad’s change of fortunes.
Of the new enrollees, nearly 37,000 are from Allegheny County, according to state statistics.
The relationship between state Republicans and the Marcellus Shale gas industry was forged in Tom Corbett’s campaign.
Attacks by so-called “dark money” groups aren’t new. But some are troubled by the volume of these ads, especially during a budget debate.
Joe Sestak, who lost to Republican Pat Toomey five years ago, was in South Park on Saturday.
Natural gas industry clout has contributed to the failure of repeated bids for a severance tax.
Pennsylvania required third-party candidates to gather many more signatures than their Democratic and Republican counterparts.
Human services providers were urged to let the General Assembly know they are fed up with budget battles and funding cuts that hurt clients.
Wolf said he understands the concern over social services agencies having to foot the bill while they wait for the state to reimburse them.
Mary Isenhour served as an adviser on Gov. Tom Wolf’s campaign.
Switching to a state health insurance exchange might offer cheaper, better-tailored coverage for thousands of Pennsylvanians, analysts say.
The Democrat, who previously ran for governor last year, has hinted she might run for the seat held by Republican Sen. Pat Toomey.
Jim Burn indicated his intent to submit a letter of resignation at the party's Sept. 12 gathering in Gettysburg.
The Democratic governor and Republicans who control the Legislature are sparring over competing budget proposals.
As the Pennsylvania budget impasse wears on, human service providers are preparing to feel the pinch.
The incumbent continues robust fund-raising pace for his Senate re-election
The Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning today approved increases of 2.72 percent in-state and 2.99 percent out-of-state.
Will Pennsylvania follow the lead of Maryland, where cameras placed in work zones since 2009 have cut speeding by 85 percent?
Democratic officials from the district will choose their nominee for the special election at a meeting later this summer.
Commonwealth Judge P. Kevin Brobson agrees with the state education department that the newspaper’s open-records request lacked specificity.
Speaking at the White House Conference on Aging, the president noted that 10,000 Americans a day are turning 65.
Katie McGinty could join retired Admiral Joe Sestak on the Democratic ballot seeking to take on Republican incumbent Sen. Pat Toomey.
Guy Reschenthaler resigned his Jefferson Hills DJ position before accepting the nomination in the district of former Sen. Matt Smith.
With a new fiscal year having started July 1, and no signed state budget, the legislature is operating on its reserves.
Guy Reschenthaler resigned his Jefferson Hills judicial position immediately before accepting the nomination
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday voted to advance Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo’s nomination to the 3rd Circuit of Appeals.
Prominent among the issues he embraced was a long-running fight against so-called “phantom taxes,” imposed on utility rate payers.
The governor said the bill is an improvement over previous proposals, but it is not good for future state and school employees.
The lawsuit sought to enjoin state agencies from following a policy that allowed emails to be deleted at the discretion of their employees.
Mr. Wolf says the state should not make “a rush to judgment” on such an important issue.
A spokesman for the Democratic Governors Association said the group is spending over $500,000 to run the ad for 10 days.
Senator seeking to include a measure to require more extensive background checks for teachers.
Without a budget, operations will continue at state facilities, such as state parks and PennDOT offices, but many payments will be delayed.
With Ed Pawlowski's departure from the contest, retired Adm. Joe Sestak is the only Democrat challenger to incumbent Pat Toomey.
A proposed bill would prohibit the federal government from mandating controversial national education standards.
Republican legislative leaders claimed the Democratic governor's rejection of the full budget bill "puts politics above governing."
Republican officials will choose their nominee for a South Hills state Senate special election on Saturday.
Kathleen Kane’s twin, Ellen Granahan, was sued in Lackawanna County Court last month by Jacob Wentland III, of Dunmore.
Republican activists contend that Guy Reschenthaler is violating judicial ethical rules.
The governor’s veto of the high-profile Republican priority comes after a Tuesday veto of a GOP-crafted state budget.
Mayor Bill Peduto’s administration claims the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority is violating state law by withholding the money.
Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, and the Republican majorities in the House and Senate brought starkly opposing ideas to the bargaining table.
Spokesman Chuck Ardo said there was “absolutely no connection at all.”
The governor said he would review the companion bills on liquor sales and pensions and respond to the GOP today.
State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale delivered a series of “realistic and responsible reforms” to the governor Tuesday.