Commonwealth Confidential Archive: April, 2013

Word of the day in the PA Senate: Transparency

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Pennsylvania residents would be able to register to vote online, and have quicker access to information about who funds their state legislator... Read more

Main Street, not State [Government] Street

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When it comes to selling liquor, Main Street can do it better. So advocates a new, four-minute video (see below) by the Pennsylvania chapter... Read more

House panel approves bill to restrict abortions under insurance exchange

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A bill to restrict abortion coverage under the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchange won passage in a House committee today. In a 15-9... Read more

A one-day reprieve for filing PA taxes

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Pennsylvania residents will have an extra day to file their personal income taxes because the state Department of Revenue website –... Read more

Bill would restrict abortion funding in insurance exchanges

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A controversial bill to restrict abortion coverage in health insurance plans offered under the Affordable Care Act is moving through the state... Read more

Rep. Santarsiero unveils PA background check bill

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Rep. Steve Santarsiero (D., Bucks) unveiled legislation today that would expand background checks in Pennsylvania to include sales of long... Read more

Study shows gender inequity in pay in PA

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Twenty-three cents won't even buy you 15 minutes at a parking meter these days. But it's a significant number for women in Pennsylvania. A... Read more

Will Corbett try Arkansas route and privatize Medicaid?

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Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe, a Democrat, is trying a novel route on Medicaid expansion in the hopes of winning over the Affordable Care Act's... Read more