HARRISBURG, PA — Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, on November 29 established a commission to study the redistricting process, and specifically to come up with suggestions as to how the process can be changed to reduce gerrymandering.
HARRISBURG, PA — Continuing the Wolf Administration’s effort to recognize women who have served their country through the military, the Pennsylvania Commission for Women is seeking statewide nominations for its fourth annual Female Veterans Day Ceremony, part of Women’s History Month in March 2019.
HARRISBURG, PA — Legislation has been proposed in Harrisburg that would ban loaded firearms in vehicles as a precaution against road-rage killings. The legislation was sparked by the death of Bianca Roberson in West Chester in January 2017.
HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has joined with the Center for Rural Pennsylvania (CRP) to encourage internet customers to participate in a broadband speed test.
HARRISBURG, PA — Legislation that would increase penalties for trespass on “critical infrastructure” passed in the Environmental Resources and Energy Committee on September 25, on a near party-line vote, with 15 Republicans and 11 Democrats voting in favor and one Republican opposed.
HONESDALE, PA — “We just did what we thought to be right, while providing proper flood control and protection for people downstream,” Commissioner Wendell Kay said on September 13.
HARRISBURG, PA, — Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding has proposed a change to the regulation that governs the creation of raw milk cheese in the state.
Bishop statement on immigration
SCRANTON, PA — In conjunction with the visit to Scranton by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on June 15 and his recent statements about persons seeking asylum in the United States, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera has issued the following statement:
Sullivan Chamber CEO resigns
HARRISBURG, PA — The Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA), which was signed by President Donald Trump in December, gave significant tax breaks to many companies including utility companies in Pennsylvania. Now the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) is telling those companies they must pass along some of the savings to consumers.