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Monthly Archives: January 2013

2013 Legislative Session Begins

Tuesday’s swearing-in ceremonies marked the beginning of the 2013-14 legislative session, which is the 197th Session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.


Study: Health of Chesapeake Bay Improving

A new report by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation shows that the health of the bay slightly improved in 2012. The Bay received an overall score of 32 out of 100, which is one point higher than 2010 and four points higher than 2008.


Fiscal Cliff Averted – for Now

In the 11th hour, Congress passed H.R. 8, or the “fiscal cliff bill”. While the biggest headlines were about preserving the Bush era tax rates for individuals earning up to $400,000 or couples earning $450,000, several large pieces of legislation went into the final package, including energy titles and the Farm Bill extension.