Commonwealth Confidential Archive: January, 2013

Poll: PA voters support assault weapons, high cap magazine ban, same-sex marriage

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Pennsylvania voters support stricter gun-control laws, including a national ban on sales of assault weapons and high capacity magazines, as... Read more

Gun debate draws both sides to Capitol

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Activists on both sides of the gun debate converge in Harrisburg today to deliver their messages to lawmakers. The most outspoken pro-gun... Read more

Three strikes for Corbett on no-tax pledge?

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It could be three strikes for Gov. Corbett on the Grover Norquist tax pledge. That's according to Norquist's group, Americans for Tax Reform... Read more

Assault weapons sale ban at large PA gun show draws fire

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When he was asked on a radio program earlier this month about restricting gun shows at public facilities, like the Pennsylvania Farm Show,... Read more

Controversial Cyclorama building on Gettysburg battlefield to be demolished

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A 15-year-battle over the fate of a modern structure at the heart of the historic Gettysburg battlefield is over. The National Park Service... Read more

Ex-Rendell aide to lead AG Kane's new legal team

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Incoming Attorney General Kathleen Kane has named ex-Rendell aide Adrian King as her top deputy. King, a partner with the Philadelphia law... Read more

Sen. Tartaglione to push for PA minimum wage hike

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It's been almost seven years since Pennsylvania's minimum wage was boosted above the federal minimum - and those of us who were around then... Read more

Corbett's quick turnaround on gun-show limits

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It took Gov. Corbett six months to announce he had changed his position on the NCAA's penalties against Penn State. It took him a little more... Read more