| Jun 20, 2012
| 1:52 PM
State Rep. Eugene DePasquale, D-York, said a bill to reform antiquated child sexual abuse laws in Pennsylvania today moved through the House Judiciary Committee.
Following a news conference announcing plans to introduce a discharge resolution to move...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Governor Tom Corbett, R, announced Wednesday that a tentative deal has been reached between himself and Republican House and Senate leaders on a 2012-2012 state budget.
The $27.7 billion budget is about a half-billion more than Gov. Corbett's initial...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 2:49 PM
State Representative Eugene DePasquale, on Monday, introduced a piece of legislation that would make Penn State, Pitt, Temple, and Lincoln part of the State Open Records Act. Currently all four schools are exempt.
DePasquale says the public has a right...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 7:43 PM
Every 10 years Pennsylvania updates it's district lines, based on census results.
And this year brings some major changes.
Pennsylvania would lose a congressional seat in Washington.
District 19, which is currently held by congressman Todd Platts...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 3:39 AM
Despite the possibility of spending the rest of his life in prison, Jerry Sandusky is still collecting a state pension. A new piece of legislation is trying to stop that money flow.
Each year, Sandusky collects $58,898 for his state pension. Despite...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 3:26 AM
Governor Tom Corbett is set to address the General Assembly when he unveils the 2012/2013 state budget later this morning. The state is in a tough economic place and cuts are expected to run deep.
It's no surprise that these are some tough economic...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Governor Tom Corbett released his $27 billion dollar proposed budget for 2012-13 Tuesday morning. He says the budget puts Pennsylvania on the road to financial recovery. It includes no tax increases but does include cuts to state higher education and...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 4:28 AM
Representative Seth Grove Discusses PA Budget
Representative Seth Grove (196th Legislative District) joined Fox43 Morning News to talk about Governor Corbett's new state budget and how it affects Pennsylvanians' wallets as well as what programs face...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Governor Tom Corbett says he's happy that the House and Senate passed House Bill 1950, which includes an impact fee for Marcellus Shale natural gas drillers. Wednesday the state House approved the measure 101 to 90. On Tuesday, the state Senate voted 31...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 3:14 AM
The natural gas industry in Pennsylvania is booming and now legislators think they have come up with a way to cash in on that success. Yesterday, lawmakers agreed on a compromise that would impose a fee on the drilling companies.
The money raised from...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:07 AM
Budget hearings are in full swing at the State Capitol today as leaders from the four state-related universities make their case to have funding reinstated. Penn State, Temple and Pitt are all facing major cuts in state funding under Governor Tom Corbett'...