A pared version of a Republican-backed public pension overhaul would move most newly hired state workers and public school employees into a defined contribution pension system, starting in 2015.Read More →
It’s the last of Gov. Tom Corbett’s three major policy initiatives to get out of the starting blocks, but reforms to the state’s public pension systems will finally get a public hearing this week.Read More →
By Eric Boehm | PA Independent
HARRISBURG – Drivers caught speeding or found guilty of other traffic offenses would be on the hook for an extra $100 per ticket, if a transportation funding proposal under consideration in the state House becomes law.
But the head of the committee that has to sign off on the proposal said [...]
By Gary Joseph Wilson | PA Independent
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania politicians seeking increased spending on roads and bridges point to a new report that outlines the unseen costs of the state’s crumbling infrastructure.Read More →
In the aftermath of a legal battle over redrawing Pennsylvania’s state House and state Senate district maps, one key player believes the commission charged with redistricting the state every 10 years can do better.Read More →