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  • Pa House GOP elects its new(ish) leadership team.

     
    In the immortal words of Mr. Pete Townshend, here's the new leaders, same as the old leaders, don't get fooled again. House Republicans returned their existing leadership team to power in internal elections on Tuesday. House Democrats are slated to......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: House leadership elections are today.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Anyone remember their student council elections? The most popular kids in the class would promise the Earth -- recess all day long, and free chocolate to boot -- if only you'd pick them for a......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Senate Republicans propose new Electoral College plan.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. He may have been defeated last session, but Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi, R-Delaware, hasn't given up on his plan to change the way Pennsylvania allocates its votes in the Electoral College. On Monday,...
  • In speech to biz leaders, Corbett vague on transportation funding plans.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett will offer a long-awaited plan to state lawmakers early next year to pay for an estimated $2.5 billion in road and bridge repairs that will likely take advantage of updates in federal highway law as well as......
  • Senate Dems say mass-transit funding has to be part of any highway bill.

     
    Democrats in the Pennsylvania Senate added a new wrinkle to next year’s expected debate on how to pay for billions of dollars in repairs to the state’s roads and bridges, insisting that new money for mass-transit agencies also had to......
  • Liquor privatization vote moves step closer in House

     
    Yo! Can you hear the collective sigh of relief? Lawmakers and reporters won't be stuck in the Capitol for that long today. In a surprise move Wednesday, Democrats withdrew all but one of the 106 amendments they had introduced as......
  • 'Tom Corbett Liquor Tax'?

     
    Yo! The latest liquor amendment count is in as of 1 p.m. Lawmakers have added 124 amendments to the already amended House Bill 790, the liquor privatization bill, backed by Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and House Majority Leader Mike Turzai,......
  • Turzai liquor bill restricts Sunday sales and who can sell booze

     
    Yo! If you thought privatizing state liquor stores would mean you could get booze any time or anywhere, think again. House Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, floated a 209-page bill that mirrors the privatization plan Corbett floated as part of.......
  • Mike Turzai’s Jim Mora moment

     
    Yo! Ever see those Coors Light commercials that use old clips of NFL coaches like Jim Mora and Herm Edwards giving a ranting answer to a reporter's question. Pretty funny. Well, House Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, had a Mora......
  • Auditor General Jack Wagner Gives Liquor Privatization A Thumbs Down

    Auditor General Jack Wagner Gives Liquor Privatization A Thumbs Down
    State Representative Mike Turzai wants to make the sale of liquor in Pennsylvania private, with his House Bill 11. But Auditor General Jack Wagner says if it isn't broke, why fix it? " This proposal is to sell an asset that has worked well and has...
  • Bill Privatizing Liquor Sales in PA Heads to House Floor

    Bill Privatizing Liquor Sales in PA Heads to House Floor
    Tuesday the House Liquor Control Committee voted in favor of legislation, House Bill 11 sponsored by House Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny), aimed at reforming the way alcoholic beverages are sold in Pennsylvania. This marks the first time that...