Governor Wolf, a Democrat, considers the “clean slate” law – expected to help hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians – one of his signature criminal justice initiatives, as does his opponent, former Republican state Sen. Scott Wagner, who co-sponsored the bill.
KEYSTONE CROSSROADS – After much delay and consternation, Pennsylvania will change its high school graduation requirements. But the change won’t be as drastic as initially mapped out when state leaders first committed to revisions nearly a decade ago.
HARRISBURG, PA (WSKG) — The state Senate has started its last scheduled session week for the year–and all eyes are on a measure that aims to make it easier for victims of child sexual abuse to sue their abusers.
A bill that could have reduced the size of the state House is dead. This is the closest such a measure has come to passing in recent memory–but ultimately, not enough House members wanted to potentially axe their own seats.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (WSKG) — What would have been a low-key weeknight campaign fundraiser for Democratic Governor Tom Wolf Wednesday night ended up featuring a sidewalk altercation between dozens of protesters and police.