Commonwealth Confidential Archive: February, 2013

Bill to change Electoral College system in PA introduced

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A top legislative Republican has resurrected his plan to change the way Pennsylvania's Electoral College votes are allotted. Senate Majority... Read more

DEP chief skeptical on human role in climate change

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Pennsylvania's environmental protection chief found himself on the hotseat on climate change this week during legislative hearings on his... Read more

Row office encore in Capitol, this time in the House

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Budget hearings continue in the House and Senate today. In case you missed them testifying before Senate lawmakers yesterday, the row officers... Read more

Budget hearings start today in Capitol

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Budget hearings get underway in the Capitol today beginning at 10 a.m. These hearings are the annual opportunity for agencies and row offices... Read more

Kane rejects Pa. lottery contract, citing constitutional grounds

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane rejected the Corbett administration's contract with a British firm to manage the $3.5 billion Pennsylvania... Read more

State Senate approves bill to abolish Philly traffic court

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The state Senate voted unanimously today to abolish the Philadelphia Traffic Court, just weeks after nine of its former and current judges... Read more

Pa. Senate votes to KO Phila. Traffic Court

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HARRISBURG – The state Senate today voted unanimously to abolish the Philadelphia Traffic Court, just weeks after nine of its former... Read more

When it comes to legal fees, working for Corbett is a plum deal

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Here's a mouthful and an eye-opener: What's the difference between Attorney General Kathleen Kane's probe of then Attorney-General Tom Corbett's... Read more