When it comes to energy, 2015 has been a good year for Pennsylvania – and the future outlook is just as promising.
Month: December 2015
How exactly Pennsylvania’s nearly six-month budget impasse will end remained unclear Sunday, the day after the collapse of a pension overhaul bill that was part of a deal many hoped would end more than 170 days of state budget gridlock.
Admit it, you’ve done the New Jersey liquor run.
Legislation that passed the state Senate Thursday was not a sweeping rewrite of the state’s outdated liquor laws.
Restaurants, hotels and some grocery stores would be able to sell up to four bottles of wine to go under a proposal passed Thursday in a mostly party-line vote by the state Senate.
Sweeping liquor reforms that would keep the existing state stores but expand sales at grocery stores and restaurants advanced Wednesday toward a full state Senate vote.
A dispute over the state budget has snared a potential overhaul of the pension system for state and public school employees.
The Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS) has boosted its annual surcharge on state and local taxpayers to 30 cents on top of every $1 paid to teachers and other school employees in fiscal 2016, up from 26 cents this year.
A $30.8 billion spending bill and legislation to scale back benefits in Pennsylvania’s two mammoth public-sector pension systems are through the Senate and headed to the House, where they face an uncertain future amid efforts to end a 5-month-old stalemate.
A $30.8 billion spending bill and legislation to scale back benefits in Pennsylvania’s two public-sector pension systems passed the Senate and headed to the House on Monday, where they faced an uncertain future amid efforts to end a 5-month-old stalemate.