Blake's resignation will lead to a special election in the district he has represented for a decade.
Gov. Tom Wolf will propose a sweeping new plan to dramatically boost funding for public schools, to be supported by an increase in the state's personal income tax rate.
Gov. Tom Wolf will move his annual budget address to Wednesday, amid a snowstorm that was prompting restrictions on highways across Pennsylvania.
Nobody in Harrisburg is talking about tax increases or spending cuts to balance the budget.
The Republican-controlled Senate passed a measure to take some emergency management power away from Pennsylvania's governors as lawmakers struck out at Gov. Tom Wolf's handling of the pandemic.
The measure arises from Republican lawmakers’ strident disagreement with how Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, has handled the coronavirus pandemic in Pennsylvania.
In separate ceremonies at sites around Harrisburg, the attorney general, auditor general and treasurer took their oaths of office on Tuesday.