A Democratic caucus from the Pennsylvania state Senate unveiled a proposal in March aimed at reforming pension rules and helping school districts avoid rising payments.
Pennsylvania State Rep. Kate Harper (R-61) recently reintroduced a bill to prevent employees of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority from going on strike.
The Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA) recently released its annual development performance scorecard, which showed a 12 percent increase in new facilities, company expansions, and attraction/retention of firms and startups across southwestern Pennsylvania.
State Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-69) sponsored an amendment on March 28 that would extend protections to landowners who have signed leases for natural gas drilling on their property.
State Sen. Scott Hutchinson (R-21) recently introduced legislation to protect the oil industry in Pennsylvania from regulations aimed at companies extracting gas from the Marcellus Shale.