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Senators shop bill to give AG more environmental authority

Senators shop bill to give AG more environmental authority

State Sens. Steve Santarsiero and Maria Collett want to give the state attorney general the ability to prosecute environmental crimes, without waiting for a referral from another agency. But detractors say authority should remain with the state DEP. State Sens. Steve...

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Wolf visits Horsham, stumps with Stephens for PFAS funding

Wolf visits Horsham, stumps with Stephens for PFAS funding

Gov. Tom Wolf visited Horsham on Pennsylvania to stump for a severance tax on natural gas drilling in the state, which he said could be used to pay the costs of cleaning up local drinking water contamination. State elected officials continue to seek funding sources to...

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Lawmakers, advocates share stories at D.A.R.A. forum

Lawmakers, advocates share stories at D.A.R.A. forum

TOWAMENCIN — One decision, made in a split second, can ruin multiple lives forever — and one helping hand, held out at the right time, can keep that from happening. That was the message delivered by several local officials May 2 at a juvenile addition prevention forum...

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Pennsylvania legislation aimed at workplace harassment

Pennsylvania legislation aimed at workplace harassment

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - Democratic lawmakers introduced a package of bills last week. The goal: making Pennsylvania a safe place to work. Supporters say these bills are past due. "Pennsylvanians deserve to go to work every day to put food on their tables and earn a...

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Officials break ground for Lions Pride Park in Warrington

Officials break ground for Lions Pride Park in Warrington

Federal, state and local lawmakers joined members of the Warrington Lions Club to break ground Friday on a new park built for everyone. Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, state Sen. Maria Collett, D-12, and state Rep. Todd Polinchock, R-144, praised Lions Pride Park on...

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