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News & Brews March 25, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Senate committee advances Taxpayer Protection Act The Senate Finance Committee yesterday passed the Taxpayer Protection Act (SB286), which is a proposed constitutional amendment that would tie the growth of…

News & Brews March 24, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! PA Human Services Secretary announces resignation Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller announced yesterday she's resigning her post in the Wolf administration and moving to Kansas to become president and…

News & Brews March 23, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! McSwain takes step toward running for governor  Former U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain has formed a political action committee,"Freedom PA," which the Inquirer reports, gives him "a vehicle to raise…

News & Brews March 22, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Wolf's "break with reality" on vaccine distribution The managing editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Patrick Kerkstra, didn't hold back on Friday following Gov. Wolf's praise of how his administration's…

News & Brews March 19, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Virtual forum 'kicks off' race for PA Supreme Court On Wednesday evening, the four candidates for state Supreme Court participated in a virtual forum hosted by the Free Library…

News & Brews March 18, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Lawmakers rally around legislative pay freeze, but Dems balk at ending vehicle perk The House State Government Committee voted unanimously yesterday for a bill sponsored by Rep. Frank Ryan…

News & Brews March 17, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Republican lawmakers unveil "Prioritize PA" plan for small businesses This week, a group of Senate Republicans announced a package of five bills aimed at delivering financial and tax relief…

News & Brews March 16, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Wolf to ease some restrictions Yesterday, Gov. Wolf announced he would ease some COVID restrictions, including expanding capacity to 75% for restaurants that self-certify (and 50% for those that…

News & Brews March 15, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Pension 'oops' may have cost taxpayers millions On Friday, the state's largest pension plan revealed that a calculation error made last year may have cost taxpayers $25 million while…

News & Brews March 12, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! How much will your school district receive from $1.9T stimulus? PA is slated to get more than $13 billion of the latest $1.9 trillion federal stimulus package. PennLive has…