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  • House signs off on $4.5B in bonds to pay off unemployment debt, eligibility fixes.

     
    Legislation that would allow Pennsylvania to pay off nearly $4 billion in borrowed federal unemployment benefits , while also placing new limits on eligibility and benefits – is on its way to Gov. Tom Corbett’s desk. The state House voted........
  • House Republicans caucusing on liquor privatization.

     
    State House Republicans are in closed-door caucus this afternoon, where Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, is making the case for his long-stalled plan to get Pennsylvania out of the booze business. Turzai's legislation is on the chamber's voting...
  • Corbett: "We weren't being secret" about $1.7B nat.gas tax credit.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett again defended a proposed $1.7 billion tax credit for Shell Oil and other natural gas companies this morning, arguing that "it isn't a bailout" for the gas giant and will spark a rebirth of manufacturing in the......
  • Mid-Morning Budget Update: Talks continue, second session planned for this afternoon.

     
    About The Only Headline ... ... to come out of this morning's budget negotiating session was House Majority Leader Mike Turzai's entirely unsurprising (though no less important) confirmation that a debate on state store privatization will gather dust in...
  • Turzai: No #PaLiquor bill until the fall at the earliest.

     
    Stick A Cork In It. A bill that would privatize Pennsylvania's more than 600 state liquor stores is on hold until the fall, House Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, said this morning. Preoccupied by the debate over the state budget,......
  • Turzai's Voter ID remarks gather steam.

     
    As you might expect in this political season, House Majority Leader Mike Turzai's remarks about Pennsylvania's new Voter ID are starting to make the rounds of the Web. This morning at 11:30 a.m., Senate Democrats hold a newser in the......
  • Mid-Morning Budget Update: More on welfare block grants and charter schools.

     
    Good Morning, Everyone. After its advertised 9:30 a.m. start, the House is in recess until about 1 p.m. The House Rules and Appropriations Committees met this morning in what will likely be the first of several sessions today. The room......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Five days and counting.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Felllow Seekers. It's Tuesday, June 26, 2012. And there are a mere five days to go before the start of the new fiscal year. In 1948, the U.S. began its famed Berlin Airlift. In 1956, Congress approved......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Booze debate to continue in the House today.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you haven't had that first Bloody Mary of the day yet, now may be an excellent time. The state House will continue debate today on language sponsored by Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, that......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Three days and counting.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The state House convenes at 9:30 a.m. this morning to finally begin consideration of the 2012-13 state budget. The chamber broke for the night last night without beginning an expected debate on the $27,66 billion.......
  • Pennsylvania Voter ID

     
    I've made no secret of my opposition to Pennsylvania's Voter ID law, which I argued was part of a nationwide strategy to suppress the vote in the 2012 presidential election, not a response to any real voter fraud problem. State......