Once Upon A Turnpike

Once upon a turnpike

It’s like a recurring bad dream. A new year, a new turnpike toll hike. Now, driving the length of the highway costs upwards of $65.70—not counting the return trip. Only, this nightmare is real. We know the usual suspects: infrastructure…

News & Brews June 21, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Outmigration costs PA big $$ Pennsylvania lost $1.7 billion in 2019 due to folks moving out of the state, according to a new analysis reported by the Center Square.…

News & Brews June 18, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Grove takes election reform to Wolf press conference Yesterday, Gov. Wolf held another press conference denouncing imagined voter disenfranchisement, even as he had thus far refused to come to…

News & Brews June 17, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Senate passes cocktails-to-go bill, but amendment draws ire By a close 26-24 vote, the Senate yesterday passed a cocktails-to-go bill that includes an amendment to "allow increasingly popular liquor-based…

News & Brews June 16, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Senate committees advance school choice bill Yesterday, the Senate Appropriations Committee and the Senate Education Committee advanced Senate Bill 1, the Excellence in Education for All Act, sponsored by…

News & Brews June 15, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! House committee to consider election reform package today This morning at 8:00 a.m., the House State Government Committee will take up the election reform package introduced last week by…

News & Brews June 14, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Some lawmakers want constitutional amendment requiring voter ID As Gov. Wolf has promised to veto any election reform requiring voter ID, Sen. Judy Ward (Blair, Cumberland, Franklin, Fulton, and Huntingdon…

News & Brews June 11, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! General Assembly terminates Wolf's disaster declaration Yesterday, the House and Senate passed HR 106, a joint resolution fully terminating Gov. Wolf's emergency disaster declaration. In the Senate, Democrat Lisa…

News & Brews June 10, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Senate committee votes to end Wolf's disaster declaration Shortly before 10pm last night, the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee passed on a 7-4 party-line vote an amended…

Episode 96: Rep. Seth Grove On PA Election Reform

Episode 96: Rep. Seth Grove on PA Election Reform

With calls coming from both sides of the aisle for changes to Pennsylvania's election laws, House State Government Committee Chair Seth Grove dives into the latest on his committee’s work on comprehensive election reform. What’s been reviewed? What problems have…

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